Ochrona Srodowiska i Zasobów Naturalnych

Environmental Protection and Natural Resources; The Journal of Institute of Environmental Protection-National Research Institute.

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Original Journal Version : Electronic ISSN 2353-8589
Between 1990-2012 the original version of the journal was published in paper format - ISSN 1230-7831.
The journal is subsidised by a grant from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

The journal ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND NATURAL RESOURCES is a publication which addresses the issues of broadly understood environmental protection and publishes research and review papers. All these articles and papers are peer-reviewed. Interdisciplinary studies published by specialists in various fields present reciprocal relationships between the reactions taking place in the environment which are connected with natural element cycle and at the same time reflect both natural processes and human impacts. Themes of the works also concern socio-economic and technical issues at the UE, national, regional and local levels in the context of sustainable development. The main aim of the journal is to promote high level research in all aspects of environment and natural resources protection.

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Barbara Gworek - Institute of Environmental Protection – National Research Institute, Poland

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Marina Valentukeviciene - Vilnus Gedyminas Technical University, Lithuania

Editorial Advisory Board
Andrzej Bytnerowicz - University of  California, USA
Marek Degórski  (Chair) – Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Katalin Gruiz - Technical University of Budapest, Hungary
Ingmar Ott - Estonian University of Life Sciences (EMU), Estonia
Jerzy Paszkowski -  University of Geneva, Switzerland
Gunno Renman -  Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden
Yordan Uzonov  - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

Environmental protection
Alena Vollmannova – Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovak Republic

Environmental sciences, climate change
Maciej Sadowski – Institute of Environmental Protection-NRI in Warsaw, Poland

Environmental management, civil engineering
Marina Valentukeviciene - Vilnus Gedyminas Technical University, Lithuania

Air pollution, monitoring
Jerzy Bartnicki – Norwegian Meteorological Institute, Norway

Biodiversity, biomonitoring
Jerzy Puchalski – Polish Academy of Sciences Botanical Garden - Center for Biological Diversity Conservation in Powsin , Warsaw, Poland

Language Editors
Alice Zobel – Trent University, Canada

Małgorzata Tomaszewska - Institute of Environmental Protection-NRI in Warsaw, Poland

Statistic Editors
Wiesław Mądry – Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

Technical Editors
Maria Lackowska - Institute of Environmental Protection-NRI in Warsaw, Poland

Instytut Ochrony Środowiska-PIB
00-548 Warszawa, ul. Krucza 5/11 D. Poland

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01-811 Warsaw, Poland
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