Environments — Editors

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Environments Editorial Office
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Ms. Xue Liang
Assistant Editor
MDPI Wuhan Office, No.6 Jingan Road, 5.5 Creative Industry Park, Floor 25th. 430064 Wuhan, Hubei Province, China
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Franck Vazquez
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Prof. Dr. Yu-Pin Lin
Department of Bioenvironmental Systems Engineering, National Taiwan University, No. 1, Sec. 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei, 40617, Taiwan
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Interests: spatial statistics and modeling in environmental and ecological systems; applications of GIS and remote sensing in environmental and ecological systems; freshwater monitoring and modeling; optimal environmental monitoring network design; landscape ecology in land-use management and planning; ecohydrology; groundwater modeling; land-use planning and modeling; soil heavy metal pollution assessment; multiscale analysis in environmental and ecological systems; system dynamic modeling in environmental systems; ecosystem services; system dynamic modeling; optimization techniques
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals

Editorial Board

Dr. Luigi Berardi
Civil Engineering Sciences and Architecture Department, Technical University of Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
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Interests: Data-driven modeling of environmental phenomena, evolutionary computing and hybrid evolutionary computing, multi-objective decision support tools, water distribution and sewer system analysis, optimization applied to management of water systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advancements in Data-Driven Modeling and Data-Mining Techniques in Hydrology
Special Issue: Data-Modelling Applications in Water System Management
Dr. Roberta Bettinetti
Department of Theoretical and Applied Sciences, University of Insubria, Via Dunant 3, Varese, Italy
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Interests: Applied ecology to the environmental contamination, freshwater environments in particular. Ecotoxicology: trophic interactions in aquatic ecosystems with particular attention to bioaccumulation; use of bioindicators and ecotoxicological tests as instruments of "early warning" for the chemical risk assessment for aquatic food webs and for human consumption; effects of climate change on the bioavailability of contaminants in aquatic environments. Limnology: limnological assessment of lakes through the use of paleolimnological indicators; study of the trophic relationships between the levels of lake food webs with stable isotopes of carbon and nitrogen analyses
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Ecotoxicology of Freshwater Environments
Prof. Dr. Rao Bhamidiammarri
London South Bank University, 103 Borough Road, London, SE1 0AA, UK
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Interests: environmental modelling; remediation of toxic organic pollutants; wastewater treatment; industrial wastes; process design
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Environmental Systems Engineering
Special Issue: Fate of Toxic Pollutants in the Environment
Dr. Brett Bryan
CSIRO Land and Water Waite Campus, Urrbrae SA 5064, USA
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Interests: environmental economics, natural capital and ecosystem services, agricultural and land systems, land use change modelling and impacts, land degradation and mitigation, water resource policy and management, global climate change, mitigation, and adaptation, biodiversity conservation, bioenergy and biofuels, carbon sequestration, emissions abatement, conservation and natural resource management
Prof. Dr. Christopher R. Bryant
Department of Geography, Université de Montréal, Edouard-Montpetit, Montreal, Quebec, H3C 3A8 Canada
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Interests: climate change and variability (CCV) and human adaptation to CCV; agriculture and food security and food sovereignty; community development; strategic development planning for communities and, organizations; land use planning; environmental management; the co-construction of policies, programmes, and initiatives and projects
Prof. Dr. James L. Buizer
School of Natural Resources and the Environment, The University of Arizona, 325 Biosciences East, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
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Interests: sustainability science; climate change; climate change impacts; climate change adaptation; boundary spanning organizations; decision-making; international development
Prof. Dr. Ching-Yuan Chang
Graduate Institute of Environmental Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 10617, Taiwan
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Interests: resource recovery and utilization; pyrolysis; air pollution control; advanced oxidation processes; waste treatment; waste to energy
Dr. Ashok K. Chapagain
Water Footprint Network
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Interests: water resources management; water footprint assessment; irrigation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Water Footprint: Usefulness of the Concept from Accounting Framework to Policy Response Options in Water Resources Management
Special Issue: Water Footprints and Sustainable Water Allocation
Special Issue: Water Footprint Assessment
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Cioffi
INSTM Research Group Napoli Parthenope, Centro Direzionale Napoli, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, Università di Napoli ‘Parthenope’, Isola C4, Napoli 80143, Italy
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Interests: environmental chemistry, environmental safety, environmental engineering and policy, waste management, waste stabilization and solidification, waste recycling, hazardous waste, soil heavy metal pollution assessment, contaminated sediments, natural resource management, construction and demolition wastes, life cycle analysis
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Environmentally Friendly Geopolymer Composites
Prof. Dr. Tracy Collier
Oceans and Human Health, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2725 Montlake Boulevard East, Rm. 226, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
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Interests: chemical contaminants, pathogens, and algal toxins and their effects on human and ecosystem health
Dr. Neville D. Crossman
CSIRO Land and Water, Private Mail Bag 2, Glen Osmond, SA, 5064, Australia
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Interests: ecosystem service quantification and valuation; land use change dynamics; water management; trade-off analyses; spatial and decision sciences
Dr. Musmarra Dino
Dip. di Ingegneria Civile, Design, Edilizia e Ambiente, Università degli studi della Campania "L. Vanvitelli" Real Casa dell’Annunziata, Via Roma 29, 81031 Aversa (CE), Italy
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Interests: adsorption, bio-energy production, waste water treatment, groundwater remediation, waste-to-energy
Prof. Dr. Suzana Dragicevic
Spatial Analysis and Modeling Laboratory, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6, Canada
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Interests: geographic information science and systems; modeling complex system; agent-based modeling and cellular automata; artificial intelligence; soft computing (fuzzy sets and systems); spatial data analysis and exploratory spatial data analysis; spatial decision support systems; web-based and collaborative GIS
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Bridging the Gap between Geospatial Theory and Technology
Dr. Claudio Ferone
Department of Engineering, University of Naples "Parthenope", Centro Direzionale, Is. C4, Napoli 80143, Italy
Interests: geopolymers; alkali-activated materials; sustainibility; waste recycling; advanced ceramics
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Advances in Geopolymers and Alkali-Activated Materials
Special Issue: Environmentally Friendly Geopolymer Composites
Prof. Dr. Thomas B. Fischer
Department of Civic Design, School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool, 74 Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZQ, UK
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Interests: climate and environmental change; strategic environmental assessment; environmental impact assessment; sustainability and integrated appraisal; territorial impact assessment; health impact assessment; spatial and transport planning
Prof. Dr. Klaus Henle
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research-UFZ, Department of Conservation Biology, Permoserstraße 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany
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Interests: conservation biology; population ecology; herpetology; ecology and evolution
Prof. Dr. Toshihiro Horiguchi
Center for Health and Environmental Risk Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16-2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-8506, Japan
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Interests: marine ecotoxicology,endocrine disruption,hazardous chemical substances
Prof. Dr. Klaus Hubacek
Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
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Interests: ecological economics; ecosystem services; global trade; governance; input-output analysis
Prof. Dr. Ki-Hyun Kim
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Hanyang University, 222 Wangsimni-Ro, Seoul 133-791, Korea
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Interests: environmental monitoring; volatile organic compounds; reduced sulfur compounds; carbonyls
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Monitoring of Odorous Compounds in the Environment
Special Issue: Direct and Indirect Sensing of Odor and VOCs and Their Control
Special Issue: Sensing of Toxic and Hazardous Metals in Various Environmental Media
Special Issue: Odor Detection: Electronic Nose, Olfactometer, and Advanced Instrumentation
Special Issue: Sensing of Scent, Fragrance, Smell, and Odor Emissions from Biota Sources
Special Issue: Modern Technologies for Sensing Pollution in Air, Water, and Soil
Special Issue: The Use of New and/or Improved Materials for Sensing Applications
Special Issue: Volatile Organic Compounds in Environment
Prof. Dr. Rik Leemans
Departement of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University, 6708 PB Wageningen, The Netherlands
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Interests: Agricultural systems, Biodiversity, Climatic change, Ecology, Environmental management, Forest ecology, Geography, Landscape ecology, Environmental governance, Plant ecology, Terrestrial ecology, Nitrogen cycle, Environmental sciences, Cycling, Carbon cycle, Carbon dioxide, Modeling, Decision models, Ecological modeling, Land use, Greenhouse gases, Scenario analysis, Climate adaptation, Spatial models, Sustainability, Sustainability indicators, Sustainable energy
Prof. Dr. Jason K. Levy
Homeland Security, National Homeland Security Project, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs, Virginia Commonwealth University, 923 W. Franklin St., Box 842028, Richmond, VA 23284, USA
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Interests: emergency management; risk assessment; natural hazards; geomatics engineering; chemical sensors
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Sensors for Disaster and Emergency Management Decision Making
Special Issue: Climate Change and Environmental Risk: Environmental Economics, Political Ecology and Socio-Environmental Management
Special Issue: Ecological Economics, Environmental Health Policy and Climate Change
Special Issue: Advances in Geo-Information for Environmental Forensics and Environmental Risk Management in the Anthropocene
Special Issue: Advances in Applied Remote Sensing and Decision Making: Transforming Hazard Assessment and Environmental Management
Special Issue: A Policy Focused Approach to Public Health and Air, Water and/or Soil Pollution
Special Issue: Remote Sensing and GIS for Geo-Hazards and Disasters
Special Issue: Hazards, Disasters and Emergencies
Dr. Yiannis G. Matsinos
Department of Environment, University of the Aegean; Sector of Ecosystems Management, University Hill, Xenia Building, Mytilene 81100, Greece
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Interests: ecological modelling; individual-based modeling; biodiversity conservation
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Uncertainty in PVA (Population Viability Analysis) Assessments
Dr. Nikos Mihalopoulos
Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Crete, GR-71003, Greece
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Interests: atmospheric and environmental chemistry; biogeochemical cycles, aerosol chemistry and air-sea exchanges
Prof. Dr. Andrew Millington
School of the Environment, Flinders University, GPO Box 2100, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia
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Interests: land use dynamics and potential impacts around increased foreign ownership of farmland in Australia; the coca/cocaine trade as a driver of land use dynamics in humid tropical forests; analysis of landscape fragmentation patterns in tropical and sub-tropical landscapes
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Land Systems Science Symposium at AAG 2013
Special Issue: Urban Land Systems: An Ecosystems Perspective
Prof. Dr. Marc A. Rosen
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, 2000 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4, Canada
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Interests: sustainable development; energy; exergy; efficiency; environmental impact; economics; ecology; sustainable engineering and design
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Exergy: Analysis and Applications
Special Issue: Advanced Forum for Sustainable Development
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from 1st World Sustainability Forum
Special Issue: Advances in Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Second World Sustainability Forum (2012)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Third World Sustainability Forum (2013)
Special Issue: Towards Sustainability: Selected Papers from the Fourth World Sustainability Forum (2014)
Prof. Dr. Geoffrey I. Scott
NOAA/NOS National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, 219 Fort Johnson Rd. Charleston, SC 29412, USA
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Interests: environmental toxicology; marine ecotoxicology; marine microbiology related to seafood safety; endocrine disruption in invertebrates; effects of urban and agricultural nonpoint source runoff on estuarine ecosystem health; antibiotic resistance of pathogens in response to exposure to pharmaceuticals and personal care products; ecotoxicology of contaminants of concern; climate change interaction on chemical and microbial pollution
Prof. Dr. Zoran Vojinovic
UNESCO-IHE, Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands
University of Exeter, UK
University of Belgrade, Serbia
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Interests: urban water systems; hydroinformatics; flood resilience and adaptation; optimal rehabilitation of drainage networks
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Hydroinformatics and Urban Water Systems
Prof. Dr. Teiji Watanabe
Group of Environmental Geography, Section of Integrated Environmental Science, Faculty of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University W-5, N-10, Sapporo, 060-0810, Japan
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Interests: conservation and sustainable use of natural resources; protected-area management; terrestrial environment; land use and land cover change; geodiversity analysis and geoconservation; mountain geography; South Asia; Central Asia; Southwest Asia
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue: Land Use Change in the Changing Environment
Dr. Aidan While
Department of Town and Regional Planning, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
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Interests: carbon regulation; planning for climate change; natural resource management; urban environmental policy; environmental politics; environmental justice; economy-environment relations
Dr. Suzanne Wilkinson
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142, New Zealand
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Interests: disaster management and post-disaster reconstruction; construction procurement and construction law; alternative dispute resolution in construction
Prof. Chin H. Wu
Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA Country: USA
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Interests: Air-sea interactions and surface wave dynamics; Coastal processes and sustainable coastal development; Environmental fluid mechanics and physical limnology; Environmental monitoring and photogrammetry; Groundwater and surface water interactions; Hydraulics and geomorphic/ecological processes, river/stream restoration; Lake and wetland restoration; Risk assessment and sustaintable remediation of contaminated sediments; Water resources assessment and management

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St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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