About Environments


Environments (ISSN 2076-3298) is an international and cross-disciplinary scholarly open access journal on the advances, challenges in environments, technology and policy. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced. Electronic files and software regarding the full details of the calculation or experimental procedure, if unable to be published in a normal way, can be deposited as supplementary electronic material.


Subject areas include:

  • Environmental chemistry
  • Environmental biology, ecology, geosciences
  • Environmental physics
  • Pollution control and prevention
  • Conservation of natural resources
  • Aquatic, atmospheric and terrestrial environment
  • Environmental planning
  • Environmental engineering and policy
  • Environmental health and toxicology
  • Environmental analytical methods

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Environments is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

Book Reviews

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Environments will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2016 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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Editorial Office

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