Proceedings of the Latvian Academy of Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal in English publishing papers that describe the results of original theoretical or experimental research of importance and interest to diverse groups of researchers, as well as reviews and short communications. The journal also publishes information on events pertaining to science life. Coverage includes: biological sciences, medical sciences, environmental sciences, geography, geology, forestry, agriculture, mathematics Papers are published in the following series:
1) Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 2) Environmental Sciences, Geography, and Geology, and 3) Mathematics and Physics.
Frequency of each series in the course of the year depends on the number of submitted papers and their subject matters. Page numbering will be consecutive throughout the year.
Why subscribe and read
To get informed on the latest research results in Latvia, and also other countries, especially by partners of Latvian scientists; fair and constructive peer review.
Fair and constructive peer review,
Fast publication of papers including free open-access online publication,
Editorial and language-correction services for authors from non-English speaking regions,
Existing or planned collaboration with Latvian scientists.
Submission charge is not applicable. To cover publishing costs, article processing charge 180 euros is requested upon article acceptance. In exceptional cases (developing countries, limited funding etc.) the journal Board can decide reduced charge or cancel article processing charge after a well-argumented request of authors.
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Editor-in-Chief Isaak Rashal (Īzaks Rašals), University of Latvia, Latvia
Managing Editor Antra Legzdiņa, Latvia
Editorial Board Elmārs Blūms, University of Latvia, Latvia Roland von Bothmer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden Guntis Brūmelis, University of Latvia, Latvia Jurijs Dehtjars, Rīga Technical University, Latvia Nikolay P. Goncharov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Aldis Kārkliņš, Latvia University of Agriculture, Latvia Alexander V. Kilchevsky, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Belarus Māris Kļaviņš, University of Latvia, Latvia Vija Kluša, University of Latvia, Latvia Victor A. Kunakh, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine Renāte Ligere, University of Latvia, Latvia Svetlana A. Limborska, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia Modra Murovska, Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia Ingrīda Rumba-Rozenfelde, University of Latvia, Latvia Rajbir Sangwan, University of Picardie Jules Verne, France Raimonds Valters, Latvian Academy of Sciences, Latvia
Language Editor Guntis Brūmelis, University of Latvia, Latvia
Technical Editor Elmārs Lange, Latvia
Contacts Editorial office (head Antra Legzdiņa) Akadēmijas laukums 1 Rīga, LV-1524 Latvia Tel.: +371 28814129 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial board (head Isaak Rashal) Institute of Biology, University of Latvia Miera Str. 3, Salaspils, LV-2169 Latvia Tel.: +371 29516935 E-mail: email@example.com
Publisher DE GRUYTER OPEN Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str. 01-811 Warsaw, Poland
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