Special Issue "Arsenic Contamination, Bioavailability and Public Health"
A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 2017).
Interests: Soil Chemistry, Bioavailability, Analytical Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Remediation, Environmental Science, soil and ground water remediation, Soil Science, Nanomaterials Synthesis, Microbiology, Heavy Metals, Heavy Metal Speciation, Environmental Pollution, Water Quality, Bioremediation, Groundwater, Environmental Impact Assessment
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Interests: Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Chemical speciation of metal and metalloids, Phytoremediation, Health impacts due to arsenic toxicity, Toxicology and bioavailability, Bioavailability of metals, Arsenic
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Interests: arsenic; lead; mixed metal toxicity; mixed metal interactions; bioavailability; bioaccessibility; environmental science; health impacts due to arsenic toxicity; health impacts due to lead toxicity; ecotoxicology; metal sorption; metal bioaccumulation
Arsenic contamination in groundwater is recognized as a major public health concern in the 105 countries where geogenic arsenic has been detected in groundwater. Consumption of inorganic As, from drinking water and food crops, for prolonged periods poses potentially dangerous health threats to humans in various countries. The risks and implications of exposure to elevated levels of other co-contaminants, in combination with arsenic, to human health from mixed contaminants in water and food is yet to be established. Thus, it is crucial to assess the pathways of human exposure to arsenic, along with other co-contaminants, and develop potential strategies that minimize exposure to humans through water and food.
After successfully publishing a Special Issue on “Arsenic in Drinking Water: Current Perspectives and Future Directions” in 2016 (www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/Arsenic-Drinking-Water), the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is devoting another Special Issue to the topic of “Arsenic Contamination, Bioavailability and Public Health”. The Special Issue will focus on a wide range of topics of arsenic research. Examples include:
Arsenic contamination and exposure pathways,
Dose response relationship of arsenic and human health effects,
Bioavailability and bio-accessibility of arsenic,
Food chain issues relating to arsenic
Human health and exposure to arsenic
Arsenic and public health
The toxicity of arsenic species in aquatic/marine environments,
Arsenic and other co-contaminants,
Mitigation of arsenic contamination in the environment.
You are invited to submit manuscripts for consideration in this Special Issue, which covers the above-mentioned topics (but the editors also welcome papers on other related topics concerning arsenic).
Prof. Dr. Ravi Naidu
Dr. Mohammad Mahmudur Rahman
Dr. Ayanka Wijayawardena
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2300 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
Arsenic and other co-contaminants and exposure pathway
Speciation and bioavailability
Epidemiology: Health effects and treatment
Arsenic in food web
Mitigation of arsenic
Phytotoxicity and phyto-remediation