Environmental Systems Research

ISSN: 2193-2697 (Online)


Environmental Systems Research (ESR) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. It is an international journal designed to foster innovative and original research on environmental systems science and environmental management. The journal aims to motivate and enhance the capacity of integrating environmental systems analysis to 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. The topics addressed in the journal include, but not limited to:


-     Methods and applications related to integrated simulation, optimization and management of resources, environmental and/or ecological systems

-     Methods and applications of data mining and artificial intelligence to environmental studies

-     Modeling of fate and transport of contaminants in environmental systems

-     Environmental risk assessment and vulnerability analysis

-     Sustainable water resources management

-     Optimization and control of pollution mitigation processes

-     Environmental statistics and multi-criteria decision analysis

-     Climate change impact assessment and adaptation planning

-     Environmental policy analysis

-     Methods for uncertainty analysis and their applications in environmental and ecological risk assessment

-     Computer graphics, GIS and expert systems for supporting environmental and ecological decision making

-     Other areas of resources, environmental and ecological systems sciences

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