Calls for papers


International Journal of Environment and Pollution
International Journal of Environment and Pollution


Special Issue on: "Risks in Environment"

Guest Editor : Dr Dash Wu, University of Toronto, Canada

The focus of this special issue is on bringing together researchers and practitioners from the areas of risk management and environment. The technical objective is to exchange ideas and techniques from the two areas as well as to establish a framework for the development of methodologies that integrate risk management tool into environment issues. Authors are encouraged to submit both theoretical and applied articles addressing the theme of the special issue.

A conference, the First International Conference on Risk Management and Engineering Management, is to be organized in April 2008 by the RiskChina Research Center at the University of Toronto. Submission to the Special Issue is, however, not restricted to conference participants.

Subject Coverage
Topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Environment risk management
  • Environment risk management and financial risk management
  • Solutions provided to technical or engineering problems
  • Risk decision making in environment and pollution
  • Risk assessment in environment problems
  • Ecological efficiency
  • Evaluation and management of environmental risk and safety
  • Environment and sustainable development
  • Environmental risk education and training
  • Review and assessment of risk policies in environment issues

Notes for Prospective Authors

Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere

All papers are refereed through a peer review process. A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on the Author Guidelines page

Important Dates

Deadline for submission of manuscripts: 1 September 2008

Approximate date for final submission of accepted manuscripts: 1 December 2008