The Journal of Environmental Quality (JEQ) is published by ASA, CSSA, and SSSA. Since 1994, it has been published bimonthly; from 1972 to 1993, it was published quarterly. The JEQ editorial board consists of the editor; technical editors; associate editors; the managing editor; the editors-in-chief of ASA, CSSA, and SSSA; the chief executive officer; and the director of publications.
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Indexing coverage: ISI Current Contents and SCI Expanded, SCOPUS, Agricola, Chemical Abstracts Service, and other major indexes.
Papers in JEQ cover various aspects of anthropogenic impacts on the environment, including terrestrial, atmospheric, and aquatic systems. Emphasis is given to the understanding of underlying processes rather than to monitoring. The journal publishes contributions under the headings of (i) Special Sections, (ii) Reviews and Analyses, (iii) Environmental Issues, (iv) Technical Reports, (v) Short Communications, (vi) Letters to the Editor, and (vii) Book Reviews.
Technical reports published in JEQ are grouped by subject matter. These subject areas are periodically reviewed by the JEQ editorial board and are subject to change. The subject matter areas are:
Contributions reporting original research or brief reviews and analyses dealing with some aspect of environmental quality in natural and agricultural ecosystems are accepted from all disciplines for consideration by the editorial board. Manuscripts may be volunteered, invited, or coordinated as a special section or symposium. Book reviews may be invited by the editor.
Appeals of decisions by the editorial board are handled by the ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Editors-in-Chief.
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