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    Editor-in-Chief

    Hongxing Dai

    Hongxing Dai
    Beijing University of Technology , PR China
    Email: hxdai@bjut.edu.cn

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    Executive Editors

    Oscar Alfranca
    Agri-Food Engineering Department
    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
    Spain
    oscar.alfranca@upc.edu
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Water, Forestry, Technological Engineering.

    list of Publications

    Xavier Recasens, Oscar Alfranca, Luis Maldonado: The adaptation of urban farms to cities: The case of the Alella wine region within the Barcelona Metropolitan Region. Land Use Policy 11/2016; 56. DOI:10.1016/j.landusepol.2016.04.023

    Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Oscar Alfranca, Mercedes Bertomeu, Marta Ezquerro, Juan Carlos Giménez, Jacinto González-Pachón, Carlos Romero: Using quantitative techniques to evaluate and explain the sustainability of forest plantations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 07/2016;  DOI:10.1139/cjfr-2015-0508

    Claudia De Mori, Mario Otávio Batalha, Oscar Alfranca: A model for measuring technology capability in the agrifood industry companies. British Food Journal 06/2016; 118(6). DOI:10.1108/BFJ-10-2015-0386

    Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Oscar Alfranca, Jacinto González-Pachón, Carlos Romero: Ranking of industrial forest plantations in terms of sustainability: A multicriteria approach. Journal of Environmental Management 05/2016; 180.

    Oscar Alfranca: Book Review: Messier, Christian, Puetmann, Klaus J. and Coates, K. David. 2014: Managing Forests as Complex Adaptative Systems: Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change. Progress in Development Studies 01/2016;  DOI:10.1177/1464993415625271

    Oscar Alfranca, Roberto Voces, Luis Diaz-Balteiro: Influence of Climate and Economic Variables on the Aggregated Supply of a Wild Edible Fungi (Lactarius deliciosus). Forests 07/2015; 6(7). DOI:10.3390/f6072324

    Oscar Alfranca: Book review: Walker, Gordon. 2012: Environmental Justice: Concepts, Evidence and Politics. Progress in Development Studies 01/2015; 15(1). DOI:10.1177/1464993414547985

    Oscar Alfranca: Cooperativas y SAT agroalimentarias: una comparación de la calidad del resultado contable..

    Oscar Alfranca: Book review: Bulkeley, Harriet and Newell, Peter. 2010: Governing Climate Change (Global Institutions). Progress in Development Studies 04/2014; 14(2). DOI:10.1177/1464993413517803

    Luis Segui-Amortegui, Oscar Alfranca-Burriel, Gabriela Moeller-Chavez: Methodology for the Technical-Economic Analysis of Wastewater Regeneration and Reutilization Systems. TECNOLOGIA Y CIENCIAS DEL AGUA  03/2014; 5(2).

    Oscar Alfranca, Roberto Voces, Casimiro Herruzo, Luis Diaz-Balteiro: Effects of Innovation on the European Wood Industry Market Structure. Forest Policy and Economics 01/2014; 40. DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2013.12.001

    Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Oscar Alfranca, Roberto Voces: Mercado de Lactarius deliciosus. Modelización de la oferta en España.. Información técnica económica agraria 10/2013; 109(3). DOI:10.12706/itea.2013.022

    Claudia De Mori, Mário Otávio Batalha, Oscar Alfranca: Technological capability: An index model and application to wheat agro-industrial complex firms. Produção 12/2012; 24(AHEAD). DOI:10.1590/S0103-65132013005000086

    O. Alfranca: Book Review: McDonald, B.L. 2010: Food Security. Progress in Development Studies 10/2012; 12(4). DOI:10.1177/146499341201200409

    Roberto Voces, Luis Diaz-Balteiro, Óscar Alfranca: Demand for wild edible mushrooms. The case of Lactarius deliciosus in Barcelona (Spain). Journal of Forest Economics 07/2012; 18(1). DOI:10.1016/j.jfe.2011.06.003

    O. Alfranca: Book Review: Understanding Economic Development: A Global Transition from Poverty to Prosperity?. Progress in Development Studies 06/2012; 12(2-3). DOI:10.1177/146499341101200310

    Oscar Alfranca, Joan García, Hector Varela: Economic Valuation of a Created Wetland Fed with Treated Wastewater Located in a Peri-Urban Park in Catalonia, Spain. Water Science & Technology 03/2011; 63(5). DOI:10.2166/wst.2011.267

    J. C. Ortuzar-Gana, O. Alfranca-Burriel: Current and regular prices hedonic models for the wine industry. 12/2010; 8(4). DOI:10.5424/sjar/2010084-1381

    O. Alfranca: Ahrens, J. 2002: Governance and economic development. A comparative institutional approach. Cheltenham and Northampton: Edward Elgar, 433 pp. 84.95 cloth. ISBN: 1 84064 960 7. Progress in Development Studies 09/2010; 10(4). DOI:10.1177/146499340901000407

    Luis Seguí, Oscar Alfranca, Joan García: Techno-economical evaluation of water reuse for wetland restoration: a case study in a natural park in Catalonia, Northeastern Spain. Desalination 09/2009; 247(1-3). DOI:10.1016/j.desal.2008.03.051

    Óscar Alfranca, Luis Diaz-Balteiro, A. Casimiro Herruzo: Technical innovation in Spain's wood-based industry: The role of environmental and quality strategies. Forest Policy and Economics 05/2009; 11(3). DOI:10.1016/j.forpol.2009.01.002

    O. Alfranca, R.-U. Goetz, A. Xabadia: International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology: Introduction.

    Oscar Alfranca, Miguel-Angel Galindo: Fiscal policy, income distribution and growth with environmental restrictions. International Journal of Public Policy 02/2006; 1(3). DOI:10.1504/IJPP.2006.009800

    Oscar Alfranca, Miguel-Angel Galindo: Introduction: current issues in fiscal policy. International Journal of Public Policy 02/2006; 1(3). DOI:10.1504/IJPP.2006.009808

    O. Alfranca: Book Review: Rural poverty, risk and development. Progress in Development Studies 07/2005; 5(3). DOI:10.1177/146499340500500307

    Oscar Alfranca: Private R&D and Spillovers in European Agriculture. International Advances in Economic Research 02/2005; 11(2). DOI:10.1007/s11294-005-3016-7

    Oscar Alfranca: Technological Concentration of Innovation in Agribusiness.

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Innovation spells in the multinational agri-food sector. Technovation 08/2004; 24(8-24). DOI:10.1016/S0166-4972(02)00129-3

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Combining different brands of in-house knowledge: Technological capabilities in food, biotechnology, chemicals and drugs in agri-food multinationals. Science and Public Policy 06/2004; 31(3). DOI:10.3152/147154304781779985

    Oscar Alfranca, Joan Oca, Lourdes Reig: Product differentiation and dynamic price behavior in fish markets. International Advances in Economic Research 05/2004; 10(2). DOI:10.1007/BF02295677

    G Moeller-Chávez, L Seguí-Amórtegui, O Alfranca-Burriel, V Escalante-Estrada, F Pozo-Román, A Rivas-Hernández: Water reuse in the Apatlaco River Basin (México): A feasibility study. Water Science & Technology 02/2004; 50(2).

    Oscar Alfranca, Wallace E Huffman: Aggregate Private R&D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives, Public Policies, and Institutions. Economic Development and Cultural Change 02/2003; 52(1). DOI:10.1086/380585

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Technological capabilities in multinational agribusiness.

    Oscar Alfranca, Miguel-Angel Galindo: Public expenditure, income distribution, and growth in OECD countries. International Advances in Economic Research 01/2003; 9(2). DOI:10.1007/BF02295714

    Ruth Rama, Oscar Alfranca, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Competitive behaviour, design and technical innovation in food and beverage multinationals Oscar Alfranca. International Journal of Biotechnology 01/2003; 5(3/4). DOI:10.1504/IJBT.2003.004096

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Ventajas competitivas de la multinacional agroalimentaria en aspectos tecnológicos. Revista de Administração Contemporânea 01/2003; 8(3). DOI:10.1590/S1415-65552004000300009

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Technological fields and concentration of innovation among food and beverage multinationals. The International Food and Agribusiness Management Review 01/2003; 05(02).

    Ruth Rama, Oscar Alfranca, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: Estrategias sobre innovacion en las empresas multinacionales agroalimentarias. Economia Agraria y Recursos Naturales 01/2003; 03(06). DOI:10.7201/earn.2003.06.02

    Oscar Alfranca, Stephane Lemarie: Analysing Competition Between Seed Varieties: An Application To Hybrid Corn Seed In France.

    Wallace Huffman, O. Alfranca: Private R&D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives, Public Policies, and Institutions.

    Oscar Alfranca, Ruth Rama, Nicholas von Tunzelmann: A patent analysis of global food and beverage firms: The persistence of innovation. Agribusiness 01/2002; 18(3). DOI:10.1002/agr.10021

    O Alfranca: Impact of institutions and public research on private agricultural research.

    Oscar Alfranca: Scientific policy and free riders. International Advances in Economic Research 02/2001; 7(1). DOI:10.1007/BF02296599

    Oscar Alfranca, Wallace E. Huffman: Impact of institutions and public research on private agricultural research. Agricultural Economics 02/2001; 25(2-3). DOI:10.1111/j.1574-0862.2001.tb00199.x

    O. Alfranca, Wallace Huffman: Private R & D Investments in Agriculture: The Role of Incentives and Institutions.


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    Editorial Board

    Kang Hou
    Associate Professor
    School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering
    Xi'an polytechnic University
    China
    hupo0311@126.com
    JCEES

    Dr. Kang Hou completed his M.S. and Ph.D. at Xi’an Jiaotong University in China in July 2011 and October 2017 respectively. He joined in Xi'an polytechnic University as an Associate Professor in January 2018. Until now, he has published 14+ papers and Impact Factor of published papers (first and corresponding author) over 5 (IF>5). His current research is focused on ecological assessment and model, remote sensing inversion, terrain analysis and applications of GIS in environment science in the arid and semi-arid regions.

    Research Interest: Ecological assessment and model, remote sensing inversion, terrain analysis and applications of GIS in environment science in the arid and semi-arid regions.

    List of Publications:
    1.    Hou K, Tao WD,ChangY, Li X X*. A feasible method for the Division of Ecological Vulnerability and Quantitative Study of Its Driving Forces in the upper reaches of the Water Source- Southern Shaanxi. Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018. (Accept)  (IF=5.651)
    2.    Hou K, Li X X*, jing Wang J, et al. An analysis of the impact on land use and ecological vulnerability of the policy of returning farmland to forest in Yan’an, China[J]. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 2016, 23(5): 4670-4680.(SCI)(IF=2.8)
    3.    Hou K, Li X X*, Zhang J. GIS Analysis of Changes in Ecological Vulnerability Using a SPCA Model in the Loess Plateau of Northern Shaanxi, China[J]. International journal of environmental research and public health, 2015, 12(4): 4292-4305.(SCI)(IF=2.101)
    4.    Hou K, Zhou J, Li X X*, et al. Study on GIS Visualization in Evaluation of the Human Living Environment in Shenyang-Dalian Urban Agglomeration [J]. Scientifica, 2016, 2016.(ESCI)
    5.    Hou K, Li X X*, Wang J, et al. Evaluating ecological vulnerability using the GIS and analytic hierarchy process (AHP) method in Yan’an, China[J]. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies, 2016, 25(2). (SCI)(IF=1.120)
    6.    Hou K, Li X X*, Wang J, et al. Quantitative Evaluation System of Habitat Environmental Quality in Yellow River Deltas [J]. FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN.  2016, 25(12): 5291-5295.(SCI)(IF=0.673)
    7.    Hou K, Zhang J, Li X X*. The assessment of eco-environmental vulnerability in Yulin, China[C]//Environment, Energy and Applied Technology: Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Frontier of Energy and Environment Engineering (ICFEEE 2014), Taiwan, December 6-7, 2014. CRC Press, 2015: 129. (EI)
    8.    Zhang Y, Hou K, Chang Y, et al. Assessment of human settlements and associated influential factors in Weihe River Plain[J]. Indoor and Built Environment, 2018: 1420326X18761113. (IF=1.158)
    9.    Chen P, Hou K, Chang Y, et al. Study on the Progress of Ecological Fragility Assessment in China[C]//IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. IOP Publishing, 2018, 113(1): 012088.
    10.     HOU K, ZHANG Yue, LI Xu-xiang et al. Analysis of Land Use Classification and Urbanization Process in Chengguan District of Lhasa [C]. The Second National Symposium of Natural Resources Society of Resources Recycling and Natural Resource Circulation and Global Environmental Change Academic Seminar Abstracts, 2016: 65-66. (In Chinese)
    11.    Ge Shengbin, Li Xuxiang, Hou K and so on. WebGIS - based urban climate map information system design, mapping and spatial geographic information, 2017,11. (In Chinese)
    12.    Zhang Jing, kang Hou, Xuxiang Li. Assessment of the Land-using of Yan’anand Ecological Vulnerability Based on Remote-sensing Dynamic Monitoring. GEOMATICS & SPATIAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY, 2015, 5: 26-31. (In Chinese)
    13.    Deng Wenbo, Kang Hou,Li Xuxiang. The study on living environment of typical urban agglomerations in North China. China Engineering Science and Technology Forum - Workshop on Sustainable Development of Cities, 2010, 60: 1693-1699. (In Chinese)
    14.    LI Xiaoping, NAN Xiaojuan, HOU Kang, CHEN Cong. Mobility of Heavy Metals and the Leaching Characteristics with Ascorbic Acid from Urban Soil in Tongchuan City. Arid area research, 2012, 29(5): 878-882 (In Chinese).


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    Qiang Xue
    School of Water Resources and Environment
    University of Geosciences
    China
    xueqiang@cugb.edu.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Computing in Mathematics, Natural Science, Engineering and Medicine.

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    Chenju Liang
    Department of Environmental Engineering
    National Chung-Hsing University
    Taiwan
    cliang@nchu.edu.tw
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    Research Interest: Soil and groundwater remediation - In situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), In situ chemical reduction (ISCR), Physical and chemical treatment processes, Advanced Oxidation Technologies for treatment of water contamination, Synthesis of nano materials for environmental remediation, Development of physical/chemical technologies for environmental remediation and restoration, Analysis of environmental contaminants and biological acute toxicity.

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    Junhui Hu
    Deputy Director
    State Key Laboratory Mechanics and Control of Mechanical Structures
    China
    ejhhu@ntu.edu.sg
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Vibration Utilization; Ultrasound; Energy Harvesting.

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    Jimmy C M Kao
    Institute of Environmental Engineering National Sun Yat-Sen University
    Taiwan
    jkao@mail.nsysu.edu.tw
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Groundwater and Soil Investigation and Remediation, Natural Treatment on Waste Treatment, Bioremediation of Contaminated Sites, Water Resource and Watershed Management, Water Quality Modeling, Water and Wastewater Treatment.

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    Ying Zhou
    State Key Laboratory of Oil & Gas Reservoir Geology & Exploitation Southwest Petroleum University
    China
    yzhou@swpu.edu.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Environmental and Energy-Related Catalytic Materials, Synchrotron Based In Situ Techniques.

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    Darren Delai Sun
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    Nanyang Technological University
    Singapore
    ddsun@ntu.edu.sg
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Tio2 Nanofibe/Tube Membrane For Water and Energy (H2 And Solar Cell) Production, Membrane Fouling Mechanism, Control and Prevention, Novel Multifunctional Membrane Designs, Membrane Bioreactor, Nano Composite Membranes and Its Modules For Environmental Applications, Nanofiber Forward Osmosis Membranes and Nano Draw Solution, Reutilization of Waste Into Value-Added Product.

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    Chunlian Xu
    Dayangfang Anwai Chaoyang District Beijing
    China
    xucl@craes.org.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Water Pollution Control and treatment Technology; Environment Technology Assessment.

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    Shiao-Shing Chen
    Institute of Environmental Engineering and Management
    National Taipei University of Technology
    Taiwan
    f10919@ntut.edu.tw
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    Research Interest: Physicochemical Process on Water and Wastewater Treatment By Incorporation of Membrane.

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    Yaobin Zhang
    School of Environmental Science and Technology Dalian Liaoning
    China
    zhangyb@dlut.edu.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Anaerobic Digestion of Wastes, Methane Produced From Biochemical Processes,

    Wastewater Treatment Technologies.

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    Agnieszka Ewa Wiacek
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Interfacial Phenomena and Chemistry
    Poland
    a.wiacek@poczta.umcs.lublin.pl
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Colloidal Chemistry, Dispersed Systems, Emulsion and Suspension Stability, Dynamic Light Scattering, Wettability, Polymers and Biopolymers, Surfactants and Biosurfactants, Zeta Potential, DLVO, Green Chemistry.

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    Haiming Huang
    School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering
    Yanshan University
    China
    huanghaiming52hu@163.com
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Wastewater Resource Treatment; Zeolite Adsorption; Phosphate and Ammonia Recovery; Wastewater Treatment Plant Design.

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    Yu Tian
    Harbin Institute of Technology Huanghe,Nangang District
    Taiwan
    hittianyu@163.com
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Behavioural Research In Management, Accounting ,Incentive, Systems, Performance Evaluation, Management, Control Systems, Game Theory and Experimental Economics.

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    Ranjit T Koodali
    Dean of Graduate School
    Graduate School
    University of South Dakota
    USA
    Ranjit.Koodali@usd.edu
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Design and synthesis of novel porous nanomaterials with applications towards artificial photosynthesis (photocatalytic splitting of water), Solar fuel generation (photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide), Degradation of organic (dyes, herbicides, and pesticides) and Inorganic pollutants (nitrates and nitrites) in aqueous media and gases (removal of NOx), Energy storage (lithium-ion batteries), catalysis (synthesis of fine chemicals), and Drug delivery to the brain.

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    Luo Xu-Biao
    College of Environmental and Chemical Engineering
    Nanchang Hangkong University
    China
    luoxubiao@nchu.edu.cn
    JCEES

    Research Interest: Environmental Biotechnology and Bioremediation, Nano-materials and Environmental Functional materials for deeply treating waste water and recycling resources, Photocatalysis, such as Photodegradation of organic pollutants, Environmental monitoring method.

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