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Instructions for authors

Environmental Systems Research (ESR) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, international journal designed to foster innovative and original research on environmental systems science and environmental management. The journal aims to motivate and enhance the integration of environmental systems analysis to help develop management solutions that are consensus-oriented, risk-informed, scientifically-based and cost-effective. The coverage of the journal includes new theoretical and application findings in the fields of systems science for environmental studies or closely related research areas.

Each article type published by Environmental Systems Research follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to Environmental Systems Research, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

Environmental Systems Research publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

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