Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Environmental and Climate Technologies is a Open Access no fee scientific Journal published by Riga Technical University. ECT journal is indexed in SCOPUS, Web of Science and other data bases.

The journal ensures international publicity for original research and innovative work. The journal places emphasis on the causal analysis of environmental pollution and research on the limitations of such for the promotion of sustainable development at different levels.

Journal also can provide special issues with Conferences. Special issue policy and conditions needs to be discussed prior the Conference. For more details, please, contact us via e-mail ect@rtu.lv

A variety of themes are covered through a multi-disciplinary approach which integrates all aspects of environmental science:

  • Sustainability of technology development,
  • Cleaner production,
  • Zero emission technologies,
  • End of pipe production,
  • Eco-design,
  • Life cycle analysis,
  • Eco-efficiency,
  • Environmental impact assessment,
  • Environmental management systems,
  • Greenhouse gas emission reduction and climate technologies,
  • Waste management,
  • Renewable energy sources,
  • Solar, wind, geothermal, hydroenergy,
  • Biomass sources: algae, wood, straw, biogas, energetic plants and organic waste,
  • Methodologies of the evaluation of sustainability,
  • Quality of outdoor and indoor environment,
  • Environmental monitoring and evaluation.

 

Section Policies

Articles

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Environmental and Climate Technologies

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2015

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2016

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2017

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2018

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Studijas

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2019

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2020

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

CONECT 2021

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts are first evaluated by one of the Editors based on the following criteria (where applicable): originality and timeliness, clarity of writing, appropriateness of research methods, validity of data, strength of the conclusions and whether the data support them, and whether the topic falls within the scope of the journal.
Manuscripts that do not meet these criteria are rejected promptly. Otherwise manuscripts are sent to two peer reviewers with relevant expertise for evaluation.

It is suggested for reviewers to read Review guidelines before filling in the review form.

Following receipt of reviewers’ reports the Editor makes a final decision.
Authors will be able to check the progress of their manuscript through the submission system at any time.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge for free of charge.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...