Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus is a companion journal to the mother journal Water, Air, & Soil Pollution (ISSN 0049-6979).
From 2001-2009, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus published special and topical issues where Water, Air, & Soil Pollution published research letters, regular papers, reviews and book reviews.
All special issues from 2010 forward will be published in the mother journal Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. All special issues published from 2001-2009 will remain available in Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus.
The scientific scopes and editorial boards of both journals are the same.
Water, Air, & Soil Pollution is an international, interdisciplinary journal on all aspects of pollution and solutions to pollution in the biosphere. This includes chemical, physical and biological processes affecting flora, fauna, water, air and soil in relation to environmental pollution. Because of its scope, the subject areas are diverse and include all aspects of pollution sources, transport, deposition, accumulation, acid precipitation, atmospheric pollution, metals, aquatic pollution including marine pollution and ground water, waste water, pesticides, soil pollution, sewage, sediment pollution, forestry pollution, effects of pollutants on humans, vegetation, fish, aquatic species, micro-organisms, animals, ecological implications of pollution and pollution models. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution also publishes manuscripts on methods used in the study of environmental pollutants, environmental toxicology, environmental biology, environmental engineering related to pollution, biodiversity as influenced by pollution, environmental biotechnology as applied to pollution (e.g. bioremediation), environmental modelling and biorestoration of polluted environments.