Source: Michael Bader

15th EuCheMS International Conference

on Chemistry and the Environment

20 - 24 September 2015 • Leipzig, Germany



Roundtable Discussion


 “Past, presence and future of publishing in environmental sciences”


Wednesday, 23 September 12:30 – 13:30, Lecture Building | Hall 8


Moderators: Walter Giger and Gerhard Lammel



Panel members:


  • Philippe Garrigues, University of Bordeaux, Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR), Springer Nature Verlag
  • Ulrich Pöschl, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany, and Chief Executive Editor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP), European Geosciences Union (EGU)
  • Jerry Schnoor, University of Iowa, USA, and former Editor of Environmental Science and Technology (EST), American Chemical Society (ACS)


In the beginning the panellists will briefly elucidate their thoughts.

Among other issues the following topics could be addressed:


  • Reasons for publish – more papers than ever
  • Choice of journals
  • Impact of Impact Factors, etc.
  • Incremental papers versus full stories
  • Reviewing the peer review system
  • Open access publishing





last update: 18 January 2016