Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology provides a place for the publication of timely, detailed, and definitive scientific studies pertaining to the source, transport, fate and / or effects of contaminants in the environment. The journal will consider submissions dealing with new analytical and toxicological techniques that advance our understanding of the source, transport, fate and / or effects of contaminants in the environment. AECT will now consider mini-reviews (where length including references is less than 5,000 words), which highlight case studies, a geographic topic of interest, or a timely subject of debate. AECT will also consider Special Issues on subjects of broad interest. The journal strongly encourages authors to ensure that their submission places a strong emphasis on ecosystem processes; submissions limited to technical aspects of such areas as toxicity testing for single chemicals, wastewater effluent characterization, human occupation exposure, or agricultural phytotoxicity are unlikely to be considered. The Editor-in-Chief is Peter S. Ross, Ocean Pollution Research Program, Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • Publishes full-length, peer-reviewed scientific articles on contaminants in the environment
  • Reports new discoveries on contamination of air, water, soil and biota
  • Reports on both well-documented and emerging contaminants
  • Provides a multi-disciplinary forum which considers contributions from analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biology and toxicology
  • Provides ecosystem-level insight into the fate and behavior of contaminants
  • Considers humans as part of the environment
  • Considers climate as a factor in influencing the transport, fate and effects of contaminants in the environment
  • Editor-in-Chief:Peter Ross, Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 95% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again
Editor-in-chief
  • Peter S. Ross
Editors-in-chief
  • Christopher D. Metcalfe
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Impact factor: 2.135 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 2.497 (2018)
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Submission to first decision: 33 days
Acceptance to publication: 12 days
Usage
Downloads: 178,943 (2018)

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