International Journal of Environmental Protection          
International Journal of Environmental Protection(IJEP)
ISSN: 2226-6437(Print)      ISSN: 2224-7777(Online)
Frequency: Annually
Editorial-in-Chief: Prof. Kevin Mickus,Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA.

About the Journal

International Journal of Environmental Protection (IJEP) is an uprising peer-reviewed, free-access international journal, devoted to supporting a global exchange of knowledge of environmental protection. Moreover, special issues of IJEP may be dedicated to publish all or selected papers presented at international conferences or other scientific meetings.

Strengths
1. The full-text versions of each article can be downloaded for free.
2. IJEP has the resources on hand to publish papers quickly and efficiently.
3. It enjoys wide readership, and open access publishing can significantly improve the number of paper cites.

Journal news:
1, IJEP now is a member of CrossRef and has joined CrossCheck to fight against plagiarism. Ensure high ethical standards for all of the submitted papers.
2, IJEP to be indexed by EBSCO
International Journal of Environmental Protection has been selected for indexing by EBSCO, and papers of IJEP will be included in due course, normally within several months.
3, IJEP to be indexed by ProQuest
International Journal of Environmental Protection has been selected for indexing by ProQuest, and papers of IJEP will be included in due course, normally within several months.
4, IJEP to be indexed by Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI)
Protection has been selected for indexing by DRJI, and papers of IJEP will be included in due course, normally within several months.

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Current Issue
Feasibility and Performance Evaluation of Different Low-Tech Composter Prototypes
Juan Pablo Arrigoni1, Gabriela Paladino2, Francisca Laos1
1.Department of Natural Sciences and Engineering, National University of Río Negro, San Carlos de Bariloche (8400), Río Negro, Argentina
2.CONICET, CCT Patagonia Norte, S.C Bariloche (8400), Río Negro, Argentina
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:1306KB), pp.1-8, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501001

Occurrence of Toxic Trace Metals in Health-Significant Atmospheric Particles
Nnenesi Kgabi1, Amanda Bubu2, Simeon Taole3
1.Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Polytechnic of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia
2.Department of Health and Environmental Services, Bojanala Platinum District Municipality, Rustenburg, South Africa
3.Department of Physics, North-West University, Mafikeng, South Africa
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:153KB), pp.9-15, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501002

Epiphyton Colonization on Artificial Substrates in the Aburrá-Medellin River, Colombia
Lina Claudia Giraldo1, Carlos Alberto Palacio1, Nestor Jaime Aguirre1
1.Faculty of Engineering, University of Antioquia, Street 67 # 53-108, The Republic of Colombia
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:522KB), pp.16-24, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501003

Study of Temporal Variations in Aerosol Optical Depth over Central India
Asha B. Chelani1
1.Air Pollution Control Division, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-NEERI), Nagpur, 440020, India
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:5576KB), pp.25-31, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501004

Prioritization of Environmental Issues Based on Surveys Applied to a Settlement in Nepal
Bimal Aryal1
1.Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:44KB), pp.32-37, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501005

Soil Quality Assessment for Different Land Use in the Panchase Area of Western Nepal
Subin Kalu1, Madan Koirala1, Udhab Raj Khadka2, Anup K C2
1.Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal
2.Amrit Campus, Tribhuvan University, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:65KB), pp.38-43, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501006

Contributions of Municipal Solid Waste to Heavy Metal Concentration in Soil Near Oke Ese Dumpsite, Ilesha, Osun State, Nigeria
E. E. Awokunmi1, S. S. Asaolu1, S. O. Adefemi1, A. Y. Gbolagade1
1.Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, Nigeria
Abstract | References Full Paper: PDF (Size:48KB), pp.44-51, Pub. Date: 2015- 01-09
DOI:10.5963/IJEP0501007