Journal History

As of early of January 2014, the Journal of Environmental Research has been renamed to “Applied Environmental Research” in which the volume and issues of publications will be continued from the previous works. As part of this change, the Journal’s website will become active ( as the point of entry for authors, editors, reviewers, and guests with revised and updated instructions about manuscript preparation, and the ability to submit work and track its progression through the review process online. This will enhance the review process and making it possible to be more responsive and reach disposition decisions more quickly. In addition, from 2014 the journal has expanded a number of issues for each volume from two issues to three issues as a regular basis (January-April, May-August, September-December).

Focus and Scope

Applied Environmental Research (AER) covers all engaged in a wide range of environmental disciplines. It seeks to publish papers that report results from original and novel researches related to environment, environmental pollution, hazardous and chemical management, natural resources management, climate change, and other interdisciplinary environmental issues. The primary criteria for publication are scientific quality and environmental significance.

To safeguard the quality of publications, AER has maintained a plagiarism and malpractice policy. Appropriate acion determined by the editorial board for such unethical behaviors include consulting legal, disclosing the report, expelling the report from the journal and barring the author(s) from again publishing in the journal. AER expects each author to take responsibility for the content and the complete manuscript in the case that the paper is found to he faulty or fraudulent.

Peer Review Process

The journal is a fully (double-blinded) peer-reviewed publication and has a plagiarism policy.

Submissions to the journal are reviewed and evaluated by at least two referees. Their recommendations regarding acceptance will be final and binding.

Publication Frequency

Publication frequency: 3 issues per year (January-April, May-August, September-December)

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Potential contributions

The editors welcome the following contributions: Original research article, results from completed investigations, review article, in-depth critical reviews of special subjects, commentaries, opinions, concerns, and questions about papers in the journals or current scientific issues.


Environmental scientists, environmental chemists, environmental health specialists, environmental regulators, toxicologists, conservationists, ecologists, biologists, hydrologists, geologists, marine scientists and climate and atmospheric scientists.

Publication fee

AER imposes no page charges.