ECOLOGICAL ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION

e-ISSN 2367-8429  

About journal

Publication ethics

Editorial board Instructions to authors Information

      Year/Issue

    2018

     XII (Issue 2/2018)

    XI (Issue 1/2018)

     2017

     X (Issue 2/2017)

IX (Issue Supp1. 1/17)

    VIII(Issue1/2017)

    2016

    VII (Issue 2/2016)

    VI (Issue 1/2016)

    2015

    V (Issue 2/2015)

    IV (Issue 1/2015)

    2014

    III (Issue 1/2014)

    2012

    II (Issue II/2012)

    2011

    I (Issue I/2011)

EEEP

        AIMS AND SCOPE

         The online edition of the scientific journal Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection issued by 2011    (e-ISSN 2367-8429) is peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original research and applied papers, survey materials on topical scientific problems and discussions, new developments, presents international and national institutions, releases book reviews, etc. 

     The journal is the official edition of the National Society of Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection, established in 1997 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

        It is an Open Access Journal type full-text access to all articles is provided. 
                                           Annually
two numbers are issues in English language .

         A broad outline of the journal’s scope includes following rubrics: “Man and Biosphere”, “Microorganisms and Environment”, “Environmental Biotechnology”, “Space Technology and Environment Monitoring”, “Technologies for Depollution”, “Bioinformatics and Bioautomatics”, “Ecological and Sustainable Agriculture”, “Forest Biology and Forest Engineering”, “New Developments”, “National and International Scientific Forums”, “Ecological Institutions  and Organisations”, “From Our Experience”, “Information Materials from Abroad”. Besides the permanent rubrics, in special cases new ones are opened, as for example discussions on a certain ecological problem important for the country or on a significant scientific achievement.

          The rubrics are directed by members of the international editorial board, leading specialists in the areas covered by the journal.

PUBLICATION ETHICS

The Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board of the journal possess the responsibility to determine which of submitted research manuscript should be published in the journal. The publishing decision is based on the evaluation snd suggestion of the journal's reviewers. The Editor-in-Chief and Editorial Board are governed by journal policy and are limited by the legal requirements that will then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism.

The Editor-in-Chief shall take reasonable steps to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred. In the event that the Editor-in-Chief is made aware of any allegation of research misconduct he shall deal with allegations appropriately.

The reviewers are required to evaluate the manuscript based on the submitted content in confidential manner. The reviewers may also provide suggestions to the authors to improve the quality of the research paper by their reviewing comments. Authors should ensure that their submitted research work is original and has not been published elsewhere in any language. Applicable copyright laws and conventions should be followed by the authors. Any kind of plagiarism constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.The authors need to fill and send by e-mail a relevant  DECLARATION.

Finally the Editor-in-Chief will always publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.

SUBMISSION

The manuscripts have to be prepared according to the Instructions to the authors (http://ecoleng.org/EEEP_Instructions.pdf) and sent by e-mail to ecoleng@abv.bg.

The fee is required for manuscript processing and publishing, and the charge is 25 Euro per approved manuscript. After submission of manuscript authors receive confirmative e-mail.

 We remind that all authors need to have real contribution to the research presented in the manuscript. The authors should provide a list of references and acknowledgements for any financial support.

PEER-REVIEW  PROCESS

The EEEP follows a quick evaluation method in order to substantially reduce the time to publication. After initial evaluation, the manuscripts are sent to two reviewers which are determined by the Editor-in-Chief and/or Editorial Board. If necessary, the number of reviewers can be increased by the Editor-in-Chief or the Editorial Board. The reviewers are chosen from selected referee board, including scientist from different countries, according to their expertise. The submitted manuscripts will be blind reviewed by at least two experts. One of the reviewers will be an international expert.

Reviewers are asked to evaluate the manuscript originality, methodology, contribution to the field, quality of presentation of results, provided support for the conclusions reached as well as appropriate referencing of previous relevant studies. Reviewers might accept the manuscript, reject the manuscript or may require a revision for style and/or content. All judgments and findings in the peer-review process should be objective. The reviewers have to point out relevant published work which is not cited in the submitted manuscript. The all reviewed manuscripts should be treated confidentially prior to their publication. The obligatory requirement to the reviewers is to have no conflict of interest. Reviewers will return the review comments within 30 days after receiving the paper.

When a revision is required by the reviewers, the author(s) is/are to consider all criticism and suggestions offered by the reviewers. The authors are obliged to participate in the peer review process providing in due time retractions and/or corrections of mistakes after receiving the reviewer’s remarks. The author(s) should sent back the revised version of manuscript within 7 days or requested time by the Editor-in-Chief. Revised manuscripts returned after one month will be considered as a new submissions and the review process is started from the beginning. A reviewer may request more than one revision of a manuscript. The final decision for approval or rejection of each manuscript will be made by the Editorial Board once the reviewers’ reports and authors’ corrected manuscript are received by the Editor-in-Chief.

COPYRIGHT AND ACCESS

COPYRIGHT AGREEMENT needs to be signed and send by e-mail to ecoleng@abv.bg. The  journal allow the authors to hold publishing rights without restriction.

The journal is an Open Access Journal type - full-text access to all papers is provided free of charge. 

ARCHIVING

Electronic archiving and keeping access to the contents of the journal will be provided for 10 years if the Journal is no longer published.

All issues of the EEEP journal have been archived in the National Library of Bulgaria and are referred in recognized national and international data bases.

OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT: 

The ownership of the journal belongs to the National Society of Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection (non-profit organization by the Bulgarian legislation) and the management is carried out by the Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board. 

        Editorial address:

        National Society of Ecological Engineering and Environment Protection
        Acad. G. Bonchev Str., bl. 26

        Sofia 1113
        Bulgaria

        Phone: (+359 2) 979 36 14

        E-mail: ecoleng@abv.bg

                                                                                                                                           
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