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Editors-in-Chief
  • Jaap Bonjer,
  • Mark A. Talamini
Coordinating Editor
  • Mark A. Talamini
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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3.796 (2021)
Five year impact factor
74 days
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Electronic ISSN
1432-2218
Print ISSN
0930-2794
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