New Special Issue Book Publication: Water Resources Assessment and Management in Drylands, August 23, 2016 12:02

We are pleased to announce the publication of the book “Water Resources Assessment and Management in Drylands”, edited by Magaly Koch and Thomas M. Missimer.

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Water Resources Assessment and Management in Drylands that was published in Water. It is on sale as of 15 August 2016 and can be ordered here.

ISBN 978-3-03842-247-1 (Hbk)

ISBN 978-3-03842-248-8 (PDF)

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New Special Issue Book Publication: Hydro-Ecological Modeling, August 12, 2016 10:59

We are pleased to announce the publication of the book “Hydro-Ecological Modeling”, edited by Lutz Breuer and Philipp Kraft.

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Hydro-Ecological Modeling that was published in Water. It is on sale as of 2 August, 2016 and can be ordered here.

ISBN 978-3-03842-239-6 (Hbk)

ISBN 978-3-03842-212-9 (PDF)

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2015 Impact Factor Released for Water – 1.687, June 14, 2016 15:22

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We are pleased to inform you that the new Impact Factor of Water has been released. According to the Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters in June 2016, the new Impact Factor is 1.687, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 1.912. Compared to last year, the Impact Factor has increased by 18 percent (see figures below).

Water now ranks 33/85 (Q2) in the category ‘Water Resources’ and thus remains one of highest ranking Open Access journals in the category.

Evolution of Impact Factor, Citations and Publications for Water:

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New Editor-in-Chief of Water, May 13, 2016 10:19

We are pleased to announce that Professor Arjen Y. Hoekstra has been appointed as Editor-in-Chief of Water (ISSN 2073-4441). His appointment starts from April 2016.

Arjen Hoekstra (1967) is Professor in Water Management at the University of Twente. Hoekstra was the first to quantify the water volumes virtually embedded in trade, thus showing the relevance of a global perspective on water use and scarcity. As creator of the water footprint concept, Hoekstra introduced supply-chain thinking in water management. Hoekstra is founder of the Water Footprint Network, was the organization's first Science Director and is now Chair of its Supervisory Board. Hoekstra's scientific publications cover a wide range of topics related to water management and include a large number of highly cited articles and book chapters. His books were translated into several languages and include The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society (Routledge, 2013), The Water Footprint Assessment Manual (Earthscan, 2011), Globalization of Water (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008) and Perspectives on Water (International Books, 1998).

We would like to warmly welcome Professor Hoekstra as Editor-in-Chief and look forward to his contributing to the continued success of Water.

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Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics added to the Emerging Sources Citation Index in Web of Science, March 31, 2016 15:32

We are pleased to announce that the journals Axioms, Behavioral Sciences, Photonics, Separations and Toxics were recently accepted for inclusion in the newly launched Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.

ESCI serves to highlight promising journals which are still under consideration for the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) or the Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI).

 

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New Editorial Office in Barcelona, Spain, March 24, 2016 11:19

We are excited to announce the opening of our new editorial office in Barcelona, Spain. The launch team is led by a Senior Editor and comprises further staff holding doctoral degrees with several years of research experience. The new editorial team will help us to get closer to European research communities and progress Sciforum, the platform to support the scientific community via conference hosting and other functions. They will also help spread the word about Open Access and meet academics at scientific events.

We are in the process of hiring more doctoral and masters graduates to join the editorial team and welcome applications via jobs@mdpi.com. For contact details about the office, see our contact page.

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