The AGRIS database has indexed the metadata from 2,088 articles by the MDPI journals Agriculture (ISSN 2077-0472), Agronomy (ISSN 2073-4395), Animals (ISSN 2076-2615), Atmosphere (ISSN 2073-4433), Foods (ISSN 2304-8158), Forests (ISSN 1999-4907), International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - IJERPH (ISSN 1660-4601), Journal of Marine Science and Engineering(ISSN 2077-1312), Land (ISSN 2073-445X), Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643) and Water (ISSN 2073-4441).
All references contain links to the full text and AGRIS, on a regular basis, will sustain the dissemination of the new journal articles from a domain specific selection of the MDPI journals.
The AGRIS database provides a comprehensive coverage of the world's most important and influential information content covering agriculture. Currently more then 4 milion journal article references have been incorporated into the system – of which a growing number provides links to the full text. In addition Google Scholar started to index all the references of the AGRIS repository at the beginning of 2008, boosting the worldwide visibility and accessibility of the participating institutional repositories hugely.
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With the start of 2013, the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is instituting an annual award to recognize outstanding papers related to environmental health sciences and public health that meet the high standards of this journal. We are pleased to announce the first “International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health Best Paper Award” for 2013. Nominations were solicited from the Editorial Board members, with all papers published in 2009 eligible for consideration.
1st prize: Patricia A. Richter, Ellen E. Bishop, Jiantong Wang and Monica H. Swahn
Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Levels of Urinary Metals in the U.S. Youth and Adult Population: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999–2004
2nd prize: Athanasios Valavanidis, Thomais Vlachogianni and Konstantinos Fiotakis
Tobacco Smoke: Involvement of Reactive Oxygen Species and Stable Free Radicals in Mechanisms of Oxidative Damage, Carcinogenesis and Synergistic Effects with Other Respirable Particles
1st prize: Jong-Su Seo, Young-Soo Keum and Qing X. Li
Bacterial Degradation of Aromatic Compounds
2nd prize: Johanna Brinkel, Mobarak H. Khan and Alexander Kraemer
A Systematic Review of Arsenic Exposure and Its Social and Mental Health Effects with Special Reference to Bangladesh
For more details, please refer to Editorial by Prof. Dr. Paul B. Tchounwou, Editor-in-Chief of the IJERPH.