Journal of Soils and Sediments
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Aims and Scope
JSSS is the first journal entirely devoted to soils and sediments, hereby dealing not only with contaminated, but also with intact and disturbed soils and sediments. JSSS elucidates the common aspects as well as the differences between these two environmental compartments. JSSS is an interdisciplinary journal intended to be of benefit to the scientist as well as to the practitioner.
- Research on effects caused by disturbances and contamination
- Research, strategies and technologies for prediction, prevention, and protection
- Research, strategies and technologies for identification and characterisation
- Research, strategies and technologies for treatment, remediation and reuse
- Strategies for risk assessment and management
- Research on and the implementation of quality standards
- International regulation and legislation.
Keywords:- General for soils and sediments: anthropogenic impacts, bioavailability, ecology, ecotoxicological effects, metals, natural attenuation, organic compounds, risk assessment, risk management, species sensitivity.
Keywords for Soils:- acidification, remediation: including bioremediation and phytoremediation, soil processes, soil function.
Keywords for Sediments:- sediment/water interaction, remediation of contaminated sediments, management of sediments and dredged material.
Target groups:- environmental scientists chemists, biologists, hydrologists, limnologists, geographers, geologists, mineralogists, environmental managers, agriculturists, foresters, landscape designers, technologists, waste and remediation specialists, lawyers.
Target areas:- academia and industry, research and technology,consultancy, administrative bodies, non-government organisations, legislation and regulation.
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