Environmental Protection

EID Plans Special Issue on Ergonomics Solutions to Climate Change

The quarterly HFES journal is seeking submissions on the topic by April 8, 2013.

The Human Factors and Eogonomics Society announced a special issue of its quarterly Ergonomics in Design journal (EID) will be published in spring 2014 on human factors/ergonomics solutions to global warming and climate change. The society's Dec. 4 request for submissions said article contributions are invited "on any topic related to how HF/E principles and practices have been applied, or are being applied, in efforts to address global warming and climate change. Articles should show how critical the science of HF/E was for the project or research, provide useful information for practitioners, and show how the results of the project or research addresses the problem of global warming and climate change.",/p>

Submissions are due April 8, 2013 -- long feature articles of 3,000 words or fewer or shorter articles of no more than 1,500 words. Decision letters will be sent May 2013, and revised manuscripts are due Dec. 2, 2013.

It says the issue will be promoted to governmental and other organizations with decision-making responsibility related to global warming policies. Questions about submissions for the special issue should be sent to Ken Nemire, the journal's senior editor.

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