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Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS)


We are pleased to announce the launch of the Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences (JESS), the official publication of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS). The Journal is issued quarterly in electronic and hard copy by Springer Publications. We invite you to submit articles for the Journal. The Journal, available to all AESS members, provides a peer-reviewed, academically rigorous and professionally recognized forum for the publication of explicitly interdisciplinary environmental research, policy analysis and advocacy, educational discourse and other related matters. Contributions are welcome from any discipline or combination of disciplines, any vocation or professional affiliation, any national, ethnic or cultural background. Articles may relate to any historical and global setting. The Journal provides several submission categories:


• Research and Theory

• Research Briefs

• Environmental Education

• Policy Analysis

• Commentary and Opinion

• Book Reviews and Review Articles

• Special Issues and Symposia

• Letters


Additional information about submissions and instructions for authors are available at the Journal website: http://www.springer.com/environment/journal/13412 Dr. Walter (Tony) Rosenbaum of the University of Florida serves as the Editor in Chief. The Editorial Board includes a diverse range of scholars, policy practitioners, and related professions whose expertise extends broadly across the sciences, social sciences, humanities, and other disciplines related to interdisciplinary environmental study, including Daniel Kammen, Carolyn Merchant, Michael Kraft, Paul Mohai, Miranda Schreurs, Jeffrey Stein, Stacy Vandeever, NCSE co-founder and Chairman Emeritus Stephen Hubbell and many others. Reviewers exemplify, as well, a regional and global diversity appropriate to the breadth of interdisciplinary environmental studies. Inquiries about the Journal should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief:tonyros@ufl.edu Please also remember to mark your calendar for AESS's 2011 Annual Meeting and Conference, "Confronting Complexity" to be hosted by the University of Vermont during June 23-26, 2011.