About the Journal

Focus and Scope

The journal Environmental Smoke is aimed at researchers from the scientific community in all scientific fields, involving the interrelationship of the human being and the environment around him.

Processo de Avaliação pelos Pares

Blind assessment

It is the process by which each manuscript is evaluated by two or more expert referees in the field. The files submitted are evaluated without identification of authorship by the evaluators designated by the editors.

The journal Environmental Smoke uses a standard evaluation sequence that each evaluator follows, making the observations inherent to the submitted article. In this one are evaluated title, content, cited bibliographies, among other important points.

If the article is accepted with modifications, the corresponding author must meet the requirements of the evaluators, within an estimated period of 2 to 4 weeks, at the discretion of the reviewers. The estimated time between submission and publication is 6 to 10 weeks.

Cases of controversy are dealt with individually, with the analysis of the editorial team.

The journal has internal and external reviewers ("Environmental Smoke"), including from other countries.

- Manuscripts are evaluated according to the following mandatory items:

1) Correct number of pages for the type of manuscript to be submitted;

2) Citations in the text are correctly in the references section, and vice versa;

3) Compliance with ethical standards;

4) Originality of the manuscript, with plagiarism detection;

5) Topic of relevance in the area in which the manuscript fits;

6) Obeying the structure according to the section Guidelines for Authors;

7) Abstract with introduction structure, methodology, results, discussion and conclusion;

8) References according to the recent norms of the Brazilian Association of Technical Norms (ABNT).


A Periodicidade da Revista é Quadrimestral, com o envio de artigos a qualquer tempo.

Política de Acesso Livre

Esta revista oferece acesso livre imediato ao seu conteúdo, seguindo o princípio de que disponibilizar gratuitamente o conhecimento científico ao público proporciona maior democratização mundial do conhecimento.

Todos os artigos estão licenciados com uma licença Creative Commons - Atribuição 4.0 Internacional.

Ethical procedures

All manuscripts submitted to the Journal 'Environmental Smoke' should agree according to scientific ethical conduct.

Research conducted with biological material or with human beings requires proof of approval from the ethics committee of the responsible government agency.

Manuscripts submitted with recognised plagiarism or which do not comply with scientific ethical standards will be automatically rejected.

Environmental Smoke is signer of "The Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)" (https://sfdora.org/), which encourage all individuals and organizations who are interested in developing and promoting best practice in the assessment of scholarly research.

Environmental Smoke is on the list of internationally recognized journals with excellent publication quality, being part of the "ICI Journals Master List database", from the Copernicus indexer. This indexer performs its evaluation with a multidimensional parametric analysis, checking the editions published so far, and also noting that the journal adopts rules of anti-predatory policy.

Histórico do periódico

A Revista "Environmental Smoke" surgiu em 12 de Maio de 2018, na cidade de João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil.

O nome refere-se à "Fumaça Ambiental", emitida por um vulcão em erupção, no qual os gases representam o conhecimento (em todas as áreas), que se disseminam em todo o globo terrestre, para toda a sociedade mundial.

"The journal "Environmental Smoke" appeared on May 12, 2018, in the city of João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil.

The name refers to the "Environmental Smoke," emitted by an erupting volcano, in which gases represent knowledge (in all areas), which spread throughout the globe to the entire world society."

"La revista "Environmental Smoke" surgió el 12 de mayo de 2018, en la ciudad de João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brasil.

El nombre se refiere al "Humo Ambiental", emitido por un volcán en erupción, en el cual, los gases representan el conocimiento (en todas las áreas), que se diseminan en todo el globo terrestre, para toda la sociedad mundial."