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Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology

Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Piet Lens

ISSN: 1569-1705 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-9826 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11157

Editor-in-Chief
Piet Lens, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands
E-mail: p.lens@unesco-ihe.org

Managing Editor
Francisco J. Cervantes, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, San Luis Potosí,México
E-mail: fjcervantes@ipicyt.edu.mx

Mini-review Editor
Bartacek, Jan, Institute for Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
E-mail: jan.bartacek@vscht.cz

Horizon Paper Editor
Nicolas Bernet, INRA, Narbonne, France
E-mail : bernet@supagro.inra.fr

SWITCH monitor Editor
Carol Howe, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands
E-mail: c.howe@unesco-ihe.org

Stockholm Water Perspectives Editor
Jan Lundqvist, Stockholm International Water Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
E-mail: Jan.Lundqvist@siwi.org

Project update Editor
Federico Aulenta, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
E-mail: Federico.Aulenta@uniroma1.it

Web alert Editor
Shi Wenxin, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P.R. China
E-mail: swx@hit.edu.cn

Symposium watch Editor
Roberto Valencia Vazquez, Technological Institute de Durango, Durango, Mexico
E-mail: r.valencia@unesco-ihe.org

Science career Editor
Phillippe Zinck
E-mail: phillippe.zinck@ensc-lille.fr

Technology career Editor
Keith Hayward, International Water Association, London, UK
khayward@iwap.co.uk

Editorial Board
Nasr Bensalah, Faculty of Sciences of Gabes, Tunis, Tunesia
Angela Bielefeldt, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
Liliana Borzacconi, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay
Carlos Chernicharo, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Eugene Cloete, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Peter Dillon, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada
Herbert Fang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Eugenio Foresti, Escola de Engenharia de Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, Brazil
Moktar Hamdi, National Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Tunis, Tunesia
Mengchang He, Beijing Normal, University Beijing, P.R. China
Thilo Hofmann, Vienna University, Vienna, Austria
Frank Kansiime, Institute of Environment and Natural Resources, Kampala, Uganda
Haruo Kawamoto, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
Lawrence Koe, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Teik-Thye Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Zbigniew J. Lesnikowski, Institute of Medical Biology PAS, Lodz, Poland
Oscar Link, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chili
Robert Nerenberg, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
Viet-Anh Nguyen, Hanoi University of Civil Engineering, Hanoi, Vietnam
Innocent Nhapi, National University of Rwanda, Butare, Rwanda
Norma S. Nudelman, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ramachandran Ramesh, Anna University, Chennai, India
Korneel Rabaey, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
David Rickerby, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra, Italy
Andy Shilton, Massey University, Massey, New Zealand
Reyes Sierra, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Eric van Hullebusch, Université Paris-Est, Marne La Vallée, France
Willy Verstraete, Gent University, Gent, Belgium
Chettiyappan Visvanathan, Asian Institute of Technology, Klongluang Pathumthani, Thailand
Joseph Wang, University California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, CA, USA

 

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    The areas of environmental science and environmental (bio)technology are broad, multidisciplinary, fast growing and extremely active. During the last few decades, an overwhelming amount of data has become available and a panoply of discoveries has been made. It is almost impossible to keep up to date on current developments in these areas. Moreover, there is a definite need to extract the quintessence out of this information, to synthesise the research progress and to identify the achieved advances in science and technology. This is the rationale behind the journal Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology.

    The journal has two distinct peer-reviewed sections: a section containing mini-reviews (up to 8 printed pages), expressing scientific opinions on topics and trends as well as a Reviews section (up to 30 printed pages) containing comprehensive critical evaluations of research efforts and technical realizations in particular areas. In addition to (mini-)review papers, the journal reports on newly initiated research projects in a distinct Project Update and Science Career section, focusing on initiatives from large research consortia and young researchers, respectively. The horizon paper, SWITCH monitor and Stockholm Water Perspectives sections provide research and policy-oriented commentaries from world renowned leaders in environmental science and (bio)technology research. The Web Alert section hints readers on key websites, whereas the Symposium Watch section updates them on the most recent developments in the field presented on international workshops, seminars and symposia. The journal also features special issues focusing on topics of international concern.

    The fields covered in the journal comprise effects, treatment and management of pollution of water (fresh, surface and seawater, ground water, domestic and industrial wastewater), air, solid waste, soil and sediments. The pollutants discussed may include chemical compounds (organics, nutrients, sulphurous compounds, metals and metalloids), biological agents (pathogens, toxins, …) or abiotic conditions. Contributions can cover the following topics: analytical techniques, life cycle and exergy analysis, environmental modeling techniques, environmental hydroinformantics, biodiversity conservation, clean production processes, solid waste management, bioenergy and biorefinery concepts, molecular genomics and eco-genomics, environmental nanotechnology, bioremediation, fundamental or applied aspects of physical, chemical or biological degradation/removal methods, toxicity and eco-toxicity, kinetics, cell immobilization and (bio)reactor design, Information and communication for public participation, environmental education, social acceptance of environmental (bio)technology.

    The main purpose of the journal is twofold: to enable the reader to keep up to date on developments and to present a view of where the developments in environmental science and biotechnology will lead to.

    Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology is the only journal in the field to facilitate its readers this way. As such, it will help to define the scope of research activities and identify novel areas of process implementation as well as priority areas for science policy- and decision-makers. Primarily, this journal will be of interest to scientists working in departments of Environmental Science, Engineering, Microbiology, Aquatic Chemistry, Chemical Technology, as well as those working in the professional and governmental sector.

     

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