Risk Analysis Council of China Association for Disaster Prevention (RAC), the RACR-2009 organizer, and Journal of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment (HERA) made an agreement to publish a special issue for the conference.

After publishing the conference proceedings, the Programme Committee will recommend selected papers to this special issue for further discussions. Authors can re-organize their papers in a format with more flexible length, more allowed details and better quality printing including images. They can also choose to modify their paperí»s title.

Each manuscript will be reviewed according to the standard policy of the journal. As guest editor, president of RAC then decides on acceptability of the manuscript by written affirmation. Editor-in-chief determines whether HERA should accept the revised manuscript for publication, or return to author for further revision.

The deadline of receiving the manuscripts is December 31, 2009. It will take three months to review the manuscripts. The final reversions recommended by RAC will be sent to HERA on May 31, 2010. The special issue will be published at the end of 2010 or the beginning of 2011.

On behalf of RAC:

Chongfu Huang, President of RAC

On behalf of HERA:

Barry L. Johnson, Editor-in-Chief of HERA

For whose who are interested, please download HERAí»s Instructions to Authors (Pdf).



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