5 May 2017

Call for papers: "Organic Pollutants in Different Compartments of the Biosphere - Origins, Emissions, Abatement and Destruction, Risk Analysis"

For a special issue of the International Journal of Environment and Pollution.

The special issue will aim at presenting or reviewing recent findings on a wide range of organic pollutants in different compartments of the biosphere, the evolution in techniques to prevent, abate, or destroy these compounds and detoxify contaminated soil or other substrates. It will also address issues such as analysis, dispersion, and risk analysis.

Suitable topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Chemical and physicochemical properties
  • Monitoring and analysis
  • Emission sources and inventories
  • Mechanisms of formation
  • Incineration, combustion and fires as a source
  • Cleaning off-gases and flue gases
  • Destruction of POPs and other organic pollutants
  • Their fingerprint or signature
  • Thermodynamic aspects of formation and destruction

Important Dates

Manuscripts due by: 15 July, 2017
Notification to authors: 31 August, 2017
Final versions due by: 31 October, 2017

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