• Provides accessible, authoritative and balanced views and reviews in the field of environmental science and (bio)technology
  • Reports latest advances in, and timely syntheses of, cutting-edge science, technology, application, policy and societal issues spanning all aspects of environmental science and (bio)technology
  • Addresses broader issues beyond natural sciences, including topics such as education, funding, policy, intellectual property and impact on society
  • Papers published support and accelerate achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, especially SDG 6 (Clean water and sanitation), 7 (affordable and clean energy), 9 (sustainable industrialisation) and 11 (sustainable cities)
  • Work published reaches the widest possible audience, from academia to industry and from governments to citizens

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  • Piet Lens
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8.044 (2020)
Impact factor
9.710 (2020)
Five year impact factor
14 days
Submission to first decision
105 days
Submission to acceptance
199,259 (2020)
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1572-9826
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