About the Journal
Tropical Wetland Journal (TWJ), with registration number ISSN 2338-7653 (print) and ISSN 2654-279X (online), is an open access peer reviewed online journal in the field of tropical wetland and its related aspects, including ecology, diversity, climate, conservation, management, and utilization (agriculture). According to Ramsar convention definition, wetland environment is defined as areas of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six meters.
TWJ was published by the Postgraduate Program - Lambung Mangkurat University, Banjarmasin, in collaboration with the Indonesian Swampland Agriculture Research Institute (Balittra). Since 2015, Open Journal Systems (OJS) has been applied for all business processes in TWJ. Therefore, authors are required to register in advance and upload their manuscripts online. This system allows readers, authors, editorial boards, editors, and peer reviewers to obtain the real-time status of manuscripts and purchase hard copies of journals. TWJ publishes two times a year, in June and November. Based on the Decree of the General Director of Strengthening the Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia No.85/M/KPT/2020, it was designated as an Accredited Scientific Journal (Sinta 4).
The aim of TWJ is to deliver quality research papers that reported state of the art of the current issues related to tropical wetland environment. TWJ provides a quality scientific platform to academicians, students, and professionals. TWJ publishes only original research papers and review papers. Acceptance for publication is subject to a double-blind peer-reviewing process.
Focus and Scope:
Tropical Wetland Journal (TWJ) is a biannual refereed journal that publishes high quality research and review articles to inform and stimulate discussions relevant to tropical wetland and the related aspects. It appeals to a wider audience including academics, practitioners, industrial professionals, and students who are interest in the above fields. The journal is published in an online format. The main objectives of the Tropical Wetland Journal are to provide a high-quality platform for communication and publishing of original research works in tropical wetland environment and its related aspects.
TWJ covers all aspects of tropical wetland environment which includes the following;
- Wetland resources management
- Wetland biodiversity conservation and management
- Wetland agricultural sciences
- Wetland products utilization