The International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering (published by Springer) has an open call for papers for a special issue on “Durability of Geosynthetics”. The special issue will have Prof. Maria de Lurdes Lopes and Dr. José Ricardo Carneiro (both from University of Porto – Portugal) as guest editors.
The special issue on “Durability of Geosynthetics” aims to gather papers with relevant advances in the knowledge about the long-term behaviour of geosynthetics. The degradation agents/mechanisms covered in the special issue include but are not limited to:
- biological agents
- installation damage
Developments in laboratory and field testing of geosynthetics are also welcomed. The effect of stabilisers on the long-term behaviour of geosynthetics is also covered. Case studies on the durability of geosynthetics are also desired.
Submission period: 01 April 2021 – 30 June 2021
Website link for online submission: https://www.editorialmanager.com/IGGE/default.aspx
While submitting the paper for possible publication via the journal online Editorial Manager, the
type of paper should be selected as ‘SI: Durability of Geosynthetics’.
Guest Editor Guidelines: https://www.springer.com/journal/40891/updates/17908926
For more information, please contact:
Petra van Steenbergen
Executive Editor-Earth and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 17, 3300AA Dordrecht, The Netherlands