Environmental Chemistry

ISSN 0254-6108

CN 11-1844/X

Publication Ethics Statement

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Environmental Chemistry (ISSN 0254-6108) follows the recognized publication ethics. Our Journal perform single-blind peer review strictly, and executive three-level referee system, including first-review by editor, review by experts, and final judgment by associate editor and editor-in-chief, which can ensure and enhance the quality of papers. We firmly oppose plagiarism in any form. Authors submitting articles to the journal should affirm that manuscript contents are original. They should also warrant that their article has neither been published elsewhere in any language fully or partly, nor is it under review for publication anywhere.

The editors, authors and reviewers of Environmental Chemistry (ISSN 0254-6108) should perform the following duties, and adhere to the submission guidelines and other requirements of the journal.

Duties of Editors

1. Based on the review report of the editorial board, the editor can accept, reject or request modifications to the manuscript.

2. Editors must ensure that each manuscript received by Environmental Chemistry (ISSN 0254-6108) is reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.

3. Editors must ensure that all the Information of the received papers should not be disclosed. 

4. Editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept.

5. Editors must ensure the quality of the papers published in our journal.


Duties of Authors

1. Manuscripts must be original, and follow the submission guidelines of the journal.

2. Author should not submit the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently. The author should not publish redundant manuscripts or manuscripts describing same research in more than one journal.

3. Authors should acknowledge all sources of data used in the research, and ensure that the data from other research work must be cited 

4. Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to conception, design, execution or interpretation of the reported study. Others could be listed in Acknowledgement.


Duties of Reviewers

1. Reviewers must ensure that each manuscript reviewed for its intellectual content without regard to gender, race, religion, citizenship, etc. of the authors.

2. Review of submitted manuscripts must be done objectively and the reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

3. After received papers, reviewers must ensure that the Information should not be disclosed.

4. Reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders.

5. Manuscript reviewers must ensure that authors have acknowledged all sources of data used in the research. If the reviewers find plagiarism or a manuscript cast more phenomenon, they should immediately tell the editor.

6. When a reviewer feels it is not possible to complete review of manuscript within stipulated time then this information must be communicated to the editor, so that the manuscript could be sent to another reviewer.

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