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Mine Water and the Environment – General Remarks

“Journal of International Mine Water Association”, formerly “International Journal of Mine Water”

Mine Water and the Environment welcomes original contributions that address either technical questions or practical issues related to the evaluation, prediction, prevention, or control of water problems at mining operations or their impact on the environment. The journal and its audience are interdisciplinary. Manuscripts should convey new technical information and be of potential interest to researchers and/or practitioners in this field. Laboratory and field experiments, modelling efforts, studies of relevant field sites, technical evaluations of new technology, and engineering applications are all appropriate.

Papers may be submitted in one of two formats. Generally, researchers will prefer to submit manuscripts that will be edited and peer reviewed; authors of such manuscripts will receive the reviewers’ comments and be given the opportunity to address them before a final decision is made regarding publication. Alternatively, contributors can submit (generally) shorter manuscripts to quickly convey information to others in the field. Limited case studies, field trials, or new developments by the mining industry and details of new methods, techniques, or technology will be appropriate for this format. These manuscripts will be referred to as technical communications, and will be edited but not peer-reviewed; the editors alone will decide if the manuscripts are appropriate for publication in this journal. This format should provide a forum for practitioners and others in the field to let people know of their successes and failures, and for researchers to share their results quickly or to publish studies that are not as comprehensive as might be expected in a peer reviewed text. Technical communications are not intended to serve as advertisements. Authors who step over this boundary will be asked to modify the manuscript or to pay the appropriate page charges and have their text appropriately labeled.

ISSN 1025-9112 (print version)
ISSN 1616-1068 (electronic version)

Published with Springer Nature, Heidelberg, Germany

Journal Impact Factor

2.800 in 2022.

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AGRICOLA, Astrophysics Data System (ADS), BFI List, Baidu, CAB Abstracts, CLOCKSS, CNKI, CNPIEC, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Current Contents/ Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences, Dimensions, EBSCO Academic Search, EBSCO Discovery Service, EBSCO Energy & Power Source, EBSCO Engineering Source, EBSCO Environment, EBSCO GreenFILE, EBSCO MasterFILE, EBSCO STM Source, EBSCO Sustainability Reference Center, EMBiology, Google Scholar, INIS Atomindex, INSPEC, Japanese Science and Technology Agency (JST), Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, Naver, OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service, Portico, ProQuest Aqualine, ProQuest Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA), ProQuest-ExLibris Primo, ProQuest-ExLibris Summon, SCImago, SCOPUS, Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Semantic Scholar, TD Net Discovery Service, UGC-CARE List (India), Wanfang

Paper Submission

Submit your article online at: after having consulted our Notes for Contributors.

Maps of China

The editors of “Mine Water and the Environment” (MWEN) were made aware that some readers might interpret the publication of certain Chinese maps in MWEN as a political statement. This is not the case. MWEN’s author guidelines state that the authors have sole ownership of their articles and confirm that they have been authorized by the copyright holder to assign the right to publish the work. Furthermore, the authors assure that the article does not violate any rights of third parties. The published articles and illustrations therefore reflect the individual views of the authors and are not the official position of IMWA, MWEN, its editorial staff, or publisher. MWEN does not comment on any jurisdictional claims in waters or land which can be derived from the maps, nor does MWEN have any interest in the details of the presented jurisdictional boundaries. Only published scientific results are relevant for MWEN.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 June 2023 17:22  

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