Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Confluence: Journal of Watershed Science and Management is an open access science journal that aims to increase knowledge and awareness of watershed science and how it applies to management throughtout the Pacific Northwest. The journal's objective is to publish articles that will provide access to relevant, cutting edge information in a format that is easy to read, reliable, and objective. Confluence is intended not only for the scientific community and water professionals, but for resource managers, government staff, stewardship groups, and other interested individuals who may not normally seek their information from journals.

 

Section Policies

Articles

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Peer Review Process

All articles published in Confluence are technically reviewed to ensure that we extend reliable and technically sound content to our readers, and all articles are peer reviewed by 2-3 experts.

 

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.

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

 

Editorial Board

Kevin Bladon, PhD

Daniel Moore, PhD, PGeo

Robin Pike, MSc PAg

Todd Redding, PhD, PAg

Robert Scherer, PhD, PEng

Adam Wei, RPF, PhD

Dave Wilford, PhD, PGeo, RPF, FGC

Rita Winkler, PhD, RPF

 

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