Published since 1940, the Virginia Journal of Science is an academic, peer-reviewed publication focused on all areas of science affecting the state of Virginia. As the official publication of the Virginia Academy of Science, it includes meeting minutes, notes, and reports of the Academy, as well as proceedings from annual meetings.

VJS transitioned to an electronic format in Summer 2016. Print issues will still be produced, but after the electronic versions are available. Volume 50, 1999 through the present are available here. For back issues since 1940, consult the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Current Issue: Volume 72, Number 1 (2021)



Identification of Planktothrix (Cyanobacteria) Blooms and Effects on the Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Community in the Non-Tidal Potomac River, USA
Joshua Henesy, Jennifer L. Wolny, John E. Mullican, Detbra S. Rosales, Joseph S. Pitula, and Joseph W. Love


The Effect of Storm Events on Diet of Adult Mummichogs (Fundulus heteroclitus)
Jessica S. Thompson, Cade P. Cobbs, Emma S. Dryden, and Heather D. Harwell

Volume 72, Number 1 & 2
Spring/Summer 2021