Journal History

As of 2014, the Journal of Environmental Research has been renamed to “Applied Environmental Research” in which the volume and issues of publications were continued from the previous works. As part of this change, the journal website becomes active ( as the point of entry for authors, editors, and reviewers submit work and track its progression through the review process online, and for readers to freely access to all published works. 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 research 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 action determined by the editorial board for such unethical behaviors include distracting the publication 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 be 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 are 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.

Potential contributions

Original research article and review article.


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.

Source of Support