Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR) serves the international community in all areas of Environmental Science and related subjects with emphasis on chemical compounds. It reports from a broad interdisciplinary outlook. Apart from the strictly scientific contributions as research articles (short and full papers) and reviews, ESPR publishes: news & views from research and technology, legislation and regulation, hardware and software, education, literature, institutions, organizations, conferences.

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For maximum benefit to the environmental community, the journal has the following features:

ESPR represents the international perspective, with emphasis on the natural sciences but also includes the impacts of legislation, regulation, and the economy on pollution control; and
ESPR articles are generally chemically oriented but cover all the broad areas within environmental science.
ESPR was conceived as a truly international scientific journal.

Information from ESPR should also be useful for planning lectures and university environmental curricula. A global network of editorial board members represents a variety of disciplines and groups of interest: university, industry, administrative bodies, government, consulting companies, public interest groups. The Editorial Board safeguards the international and interdisciplinary character of the journal and ensures appropriate refereeing procedures (peer review).

Why publish with us

  • We are the official publication of the EuCheMS Division of Chemistry and the Environment (DCE). Our journal covers all areas of Environmental Science and related subjects, with emphasis on chemical compounds.
  • Through Springer Compact agreements, authors from participating institutions can publish Open Choice at no cost to the authors.
  • We deliver high levels of author satisfaction, with 94% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Philippe Garrigues
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

4.223 (2020)
Impact factor
4.306 (2020)
Five year impact factor
58 days
Submission to first decision
148 days
Submission to acceptance
3,292,065 (2020)
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Electronic ISSN
1614-7499
Print ISSN
0944-1344
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