Journal of Ecology and Environment

pISSN 2287-8327 eISSN 2288-1220

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Posted March 2024

  • 1. Name of Journal

    The official journal title is the Journal of Ecology and Environment (JEE) of ISO is J Ecol Environ.

  • 2. Website

    The URL address of official journal web site is
    The JEE team endeavors to make a good website. JEE website demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards. It does not contain any misleading information, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher’s site.

  • 3. Journal Schedule

    JEE is an open-access journal published in online-only, each article is published online as soon as accepted for better accessibility.

  • 4. Archiving

    JEE is accessible without barrier from SCOPUS ( and is archived in the National Library of Korea ( and AccessON ( in the event the journal is no longer published.

  • 5. Copyright
    • JEE is an open-access journal.
    • All PDF, XML and html files for all articles published in this journal are the property of the JEE.
    • Authors and readers are granted the right to freely use these files for all academic purposes. By publishing paper in this journal, the authors grant the permanent right to the publisher to use any articles published in this journal without any restriction including, but not limited to academic and/or non-commercial purposes.
    • Authors grant JEE a license to publish the article as the original publisher. Authors also grant any third party the right to use the article freely as long as its integrity is maintained and its original authors, citation details and the journal are identified.

    Authors requiring a variation of this type should inform the Journal during or immediately after submission of their article. Changes to the copyright line cannot be made after publication of an article.

  • 6. Licensing
    • The Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) 4.0 formalizes these and other terms and conditions of publishing articles.
    • In accordance with our Open Data policy, the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Public Domain Dedication waiver applies to all published data in our open-access articles.
  • 7. Publication Ethics and Related Editorial Policies

    The journal adheres completely to the ethical guidelines for research and publication described in Guidelines on Good Publication (, the ICMJE Guidelines (, and Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (joint statement by COPE, DOAJ, WAME, and OASPA; (

  • 8. Peer Review

    All research articles, and most other article types, published in our journals undergo peer review. This usually involves review by at least two independent, expert peer reviewers in the first round of peer review process.

    Peer review policy

    All submissions to the Journals are first reviewed for completeness and only then sent to be assessed by an Editor who will decide whether they are suitable for peer review. Where the Editor-in-Chief is on the author list or has any other competing interest regarding a specific manuscript, another member of the Editorial Board will be assigned to oversee peer review. The Handling Editors will consider the peer-reviewed reports when making a decision, but are not bound by the opinions or recommendations therein. A concern raised by a single peer reviewer or the Editor themselves may result in the manuscript being rejected. Authors receive peer review reports with the editorial decision on their manuscript.

  • 9. Access

    JEE is an open access journal. A free full-text service, both in XML and PDF formats, is available immediately upon publication.

  • 10. Ownership and Management

    This journal is owned by the publisher, the Ecological Society of Korea (

  • 11. Advisory Body

    The advisory body is the journal's editorial board

  • 12. Editorial Team and Contact Information
  • 13. Author Fees

    There is no submission fees for Journal of Ecology and Environment. Payment of Article Processing Charges (APC) is due when the Journal accepts the article for publication. For ESK and KSL members, APC is 600,000 KRW or 510 USD per manuscript and will be billed upon acceptance. Those who want to join ESK membership, there is one-time registration fee of 9 USD (10,000 KRW) and an annual fee of 41 USD (50,000 KRW). APC is 800,000 KRW (660 USD) without ESK membership. There are no additional charges for additional pages or color figures or extra data. We routinely waive charges for authors from low-income countries. For other countries, a discount (half amount of the regular APC) can be granted on a case-by-case basis to authors with insufficient funds. For those who have no funding sources for their articles can apply a discount for APC. Authors can request a waiver or discount during the submission process.
    We will provide a waiver if you are based in a country which is classified by the World Bank as a low-income or a lower-middle-income economy. Please request this waiver of discount during submission. See here for further information and a full list* of qualifying countries.
    We have a fast-track peer review system with extra payment. If you prefer to submit your manuscript through the fast-track, please contact the journal office( before submission. The fast-track fee is 330 USD (400,000 KRW) should be pre-paid before manuscript submission. The first-round decision on the manuscript on fast-track will be given within 2 weeks from the submission date. When fast-track peer review process is not fast enough as our policy, the fast-track fee will be deducted from the final APC.

  • 14. Other Revenue

    This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by Korean Government (Ministry of Education). The Editorial Board ensures that business models or revenue streams do not influence the decision to accept manuscripts.

  • 15. Advertising

    The advertisement price for one whole page is USD 1,000. Depends on number of pages and banner advertisements on the website, the price is negotiable.

  • 16. Direct Marketing

    Journal propagation has been done through the journal website and distribution of an introduction pamphlet. Invitations to submit a manuscript are usually focused on presenters at conferences, seminars, or workshops if the topic is related to the journal’s aims and scope.

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Journal of Ecology and Environment

pISSN 2287-8327 eISSN 2288-1220