Introduction to Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae

Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae is a leading academic periodical reporting up-to-date environmental sciences and technologies in China. It was founded in 1981 (monthly) and sponsored by the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, and is published by Sciences Press (China). Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae is one of the most prestigious and influential journals in Mainland China, and its articles can represent the outstanding and cutting-edge research achievements of Chinese scientists and engineers in the fields of environmental sciences and technologies.According to the annual Chinese S&T Journal Citation Reports (issued by Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China), both the impact factors and total citations of Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae are top-ranked among the similar category journals at all times. Particularly, with impact factor of 0.954 in 2004, Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae ranked #2 in category of natural resources and environmental sciences.At present, Acta Scientiae Circumstantiae has been covered by American Chemical Abstracts and UN Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts.

Aims and scope of the journal:

To report novel research achievements in environmental sciences and technologies;

To strengthen academic exchanges among Chinese scientists and with overseas peers;

To promote cooperation in environmental science and technology;

To make contributions to the improvement of environmental quality in China and in neighbouring countries.

This journal publishes articles on:

Environmental Chemistry;

Environmental Geoscience;

Environmental Toxicology and Risk Analysis;

Principles and Technologies of Environmental Remediation and Restoration;

Principles and Technologies of Environmental Pollution Control;

Environmental Economics and Management.


Environmental scientists and engineers

Scientists and students from universities and research organisations.

Sponsored by:

The Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Editor-In –Chief:

 QU Jiuhui

ISSN: 0253-2468

CN: 11-1843/X


Size: 16

Page: 400

Price: 140RMB