West African Journal of Applied Ecology

University of Ghana

College of Basic and Applied Sciences
Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies
West African Journal of Applied Ecology
ISSN 0855-4307

About US

This research journal has been established by the Ecological Laboratory Unit of the University of Ghana, Accra to publish original papers, invited articles and book reviews in English on general ecology. Papers are peer reviewed by consulting editors. The journal is targeted at scientists, policy makers and the general public.

The subject areas to be covered include the following: 

  • Theoretical and Applied Ecology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Management
  • Population Studies
  • Sustainable use of Natural Resources
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Aquatic Sciences and Oceanography
  • Terrestrial Ecology
  • Soil Sciences
  • Human Settlements
  • Disaster Preparedness and Disaster Reduction
  • Sustainable Development
  • Traditional Knowledge on Biodiversity and its sustainable use
  • Application in Agriculture and Land Use
  • Health and Environmental Protection
ISSN: 0855-4307
Frequency of publication: Twice a year (June and December)
Publisher: INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND SANITATION STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF GHANA
Peer-Review Policy: Each article is sent to two reviewers, and the editor-in-chief makes a final decision on the acceptability of the paper
Source Of Support: Danish Government through DANIDA
Subscription Information: For now the journal is free. Articles are received, processed and copies of published papers sent to author(s) free of charge
Journal Keywords:
Soil Science, Oceanography, Ecology, Water Chemistry