Journal Title
Chemosphere

CHEMOSPHERE

ISSN / eISSN
0045-6535
Aims and Scope
Chemosphere is an international journal designed for the publication of original communications and review articles. As a multidisciplinary journal, Chemosphere offers broad and impactful dissemination of investigations related to all aspects of environmental science and engineering.

Chemosphere will publish:

• Original communications (research papers) describing important new discoveries or further developments in important fields of investigation related to the environment and human health
• Reviews, mainly of new developing areas of environmental science
• Discussion papers
• Letters to the editor
• Short communications
• Special themed issues on relevant topics.
Subject Area

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES

CiteScore
13.30 View Trend
CiteScore Ranking
Category Quartile Rank
Medicine - Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Q1 #14/577
Medicine - Environmental Engineering Q1 #10/184
Medicine - Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis Q1 #9/133
Medicine - General Chemistry Q1 #35/407
Medicine - Pollution Q1 #15/159
Medicine - Environmental Chemistry Q1 #16/139
Web of Science Core Collection
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI)
Indexed -
Category (Journal Citation Reports 2023) Quartile
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES - SCIE Q1
H-index
212
Country/Area of Publication
ENGLAND
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication Frequency
Weekly
Year Publication Started
1972
Annual Article Volume
4246
Open Access
NO
Contact
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, THE BOULEVARD, LANGFORD LANE, KIDLINGTON, OXFORD, ENGLAND, OX5 1GB
Verified Reviews
Note: Verified reviews are sourced from across review platforms and social media globally.
(Post 1)
Day 52: Returned for revision, editor assigned (Yes, that's how fast it is because I need to graduate. Also, this is my 6th paper, so the revisions follow a routine.)
Day 59: Editor assigned [3rd reminder]
1 hour after reminder: Under review
Day 53: With editor (received second round of comments)
Day 55: With editor (received additional comments)
Day 61: With editor (received more comments)
Day 71: With editor (received more comments)
Day 80: With editor (received more comments)
Day 81: Reminder sent through the submission system, no response to my email
Day 83: Sent reminder to Elsevier's online Chinese customer service, they told me to wait
Day 85: Continued to send reminders to Elsevier's online English customer service, they still told me to wait
Day 87: Continued to send reminders to Elsevier's online English customer service, they said all review comments have been returned long ago but the editor is still deciding, told me to wait again
Day 89: Reminder sent through the submission system, emotionally explained that graduation has been delayed due to the pandemic, hope for a prompt resolution, but still no response to my email.
Day 91: Accept
2022-07-23
0405 submitted to journal
0407 returned, total number of figures and tables should not exceed 7, repetition rate changed to less than 15%.
0410 submitted to journal
0411 editor assigned
0412 under review
0501 major revision (6 reviewers, 3 minor revisions, 2 major revisions, 1 rejection, editor Dr. Grzegorz Lisak also mentioned some issues with figure clarity.)
0608 many comments, difficult to make modifications, worked throughout the weekend, added additional testing content, improved figures, added new discussion content. resubmit
0609 editor assigned
0614 minor revision (4 reviewers accepted, 2 reviewers - minor revision, 1 raised a small issue, reply is sufficient, reviewer who originally rejected raised a new question, requested additional testing content, had to urgently supplement testing content)
0619 resubmit - editor assigned - under review
0623 accepted
0625 in press - online
2022-10-09

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