About the Journal

Focus and Scope

Jurnal Lahan Suboptimal : Journal of Suboptimal Lands publishes original research papers and literature reviews, and short communications that cover on topics relevant to suboptimal lands: freshwater swamps, tidal lowlands, peatlands, dry and dry acid lands, shaded ecosystem, ex-mined lands, saline and marine coastal wetland ecosystems.  The Journal serves as a multi-disciplinary forum covering key issues in Suboptimal Lands science and technology, management, policy and ecological economics.

Peer Review Process

Manuscripts submitted to this online journal will be peer-reviewed at least 2 (two) reviewers with double blind review process. The accepted articles will be available online following the journal peer-reviewing process. Final decision of articles acceptance will be made by Editors according to Reviewers comments. Plagiarism detection of articles in this journal is carried out by using turnitin.com (Web Checker). Manuscripts can be written in Indonesian.

Publication Frequency

Jurnal Lahan Suboptimal : Journal of Suboptimal Lands is published twice per year in frequency on April and October. 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

a. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a License Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.

b. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.

c. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).

d. Authors hold the copyright and retain publishing right of articles without restrictions.

Article Processing Charges

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge

  • Article submission in Jurnal Lahan Suboptimal : Journal of Suboptimal Lands is free of charge; there are no article submission and processing charges (APCs).
  • There is no fee to Author for publishing their accepted manuscript in Jurnal Lahan Suboptimal : Journal of Suboptimal Lands. 
  • Articles are freely available to public.

Publisher

Research Center for Sub-optimal Lands (PUR-PLSO), Universitas Sriwijaya