The online edition of the scientific
journal Ecological Engineering and
Environment Protection issued by2011 (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 in1997 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
It is an Open
Access Journal type –full-text access to
all articles isprovided. Annually
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”.
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
The rubrics are directed by members of the
international editorial board, leading
specialists in the areas covered by the journal.
The 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
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.
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.
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.
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
The Editor follows a quick evaluation
method in order to substantially reduce the time
for prepress and publishing. After initial
evaluation, the manuscripts are sent to two
reviewers which are determined by the Editor or
the Åditorial Áoard. If necessary, the number of
reviewers can be increased. The reviewers are
chosen from a referee board according to their
expertise. The submitted papers will be blind
reviewed by at least two experts. One of the
reviewers is an international expert.
Reviewers are asked to evaluate the manuscript
originality, methodology, contribution to the
field, quality of the abstract, results'
presentation and conclusions, as well as refereed
publications cited in the manuscript. Reviewers
might accept the manuscript, reject the manuscript
or may require a revision for style and/or
content. Reviewers should return the review
comments within 30 days after receiving the paper.
The final decision for each submission will be
made by the Åditorial Áoard once the review
reports are received.
When a revision is required by the reviewer, the
author(s) are to consider all criticism and
suggestions offered by the reviewers. The authors
should sent back the revised version of manuscript
within 7 days or requested deadline by the Editor.
Revised manuscript returned after one month will
be considered as a new submission and peer review
process is started from the beginning. A reviewer
may request more than one revision of any reviewed
The journal is an Open Access Journal
type - full-text access to all papers is
provided free of charge.
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.
Ecological Engineering and Environment
Protection (e-ISSN 2367–8429 online, ISSN 1311–8668 print), is abstracted/indexed in some
well-known international scientific databases,
e.g. DOAJ, EBSCO, Index Copernicus, TIB
(Leibniz Information Centre for Science and
Technology acting in the capacity of the
German National Library of Science and
Technology, Academic Resource Index
(ResearchBib), ZDB (ZeitsriftenDatenBank),
WorldWideScience, CiteFactor, WorldCat,
Directory of Research Journals Indexing
journal has CrosRef DOI and since 2017 every
published scientific paper have a unique DOI
number and is submitted for indexation in some
of international scientific databases.
OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT:
ownership of the journal
belongs to the National
Society of Ecological Engineering and
(non-profit organization by the Bulgarian
legislation) and the management is carried out
by the Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board.
National Society of
Ecological Engineering and Environment
Bonchev Str., bl. 26