Aims and Scope

GEO&BIO is a scientific peer-reviewed journal published by the National Museum of Natural History, NAS of Ukraine. In 2001–2008, the journal was published under the main title “Proceedings of the National Museum of Natural History.”

The journal is aiming to present and distribute research results among the scientific community on topical issues of zoology, botany, palaeontology, geology, ecology, evolution, biodiversity research and conservation, sozology, and natural history museology. A special focus is given to description and analysis of natural objects’ diversity, particularly in the area of the Convention on Biological Diversity, as well as to results of research of collections, discussion of approaches to studying and conservation of landscape and biotic diversity, development and management of scientific collections, investigations into the history and prospects of development of natural history museums as scientific and educational centres.

Research papers, surveys, short communications, reviews are welcomed for submission, as well as communications into the section “History and Chronicles.”

The journal’s main topics are:

  • Diversity
  • Zoology
  • Botany
  • Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Sozology
  • Natural History Museology
  • History of Science
  • Discussion and Reviews
  • Information and Chronicles

General information

Official title: GEO&BIO
Subtitle: Proceedings of the National Museum of Natural History
Type of publication:academic journal
p-ISSN: 2617-6157
e-ISSN: 2617-6165
Certificate of State Registration: Series КВ No. 23104-12944ПР issued on 11 December 2017
Language of publication: Ukrainian and English
Periodicity: annual/semiannual
Founder and Publisher: National Museum of Natural History, NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv
Editor-in-Chief: Maryna Komar, DSc

Information for authors

To submit a paper please send your manuscript designed in accordance to the author guides, which can be found on the page “Guide for Authors.” Additionally, any paper published in the latest volume can be used as sample.

Manuscript Submission

Submission of a manuscript implies that it has not been published and currently is not under consideration for publishing in another journal.

Manuscripts along with a cover letter should be sent by the corresponding author to the editorial office via email to the following address:

After a preliminary review by one of the managing editors your manuscript will be sent for peer- review to at least two specialists in the respective field.

The Journal on the Internet

  • The journal’s page on the site of the National Museum >>>
  • Correspondence
  • About the journal in the Wikipedia (ukr.) >>>
  • Google Scholar profile of the journal >>>