Aims and Scope

The Journal of Odor and Indoor Environment is the joint journal published by the collaboration with the "Korean Society of Odor Research and Engineering (KOSORE)" and the "Korean Society for Indoor Environment (KOSIE)". Abbreviated title is "J. Odor Indoor Environ."(JOIE)

The Korean Society of Odor Research and Engineering launched its own journal in year 2002 under the title of the "Korean Journal of Odor Research and Engineering." The Korean Society for Indoor Environment started journal publication from year 2004 under the title of the "Journal of Korean Society for Indoor Environment." Both societies newly launched the joint journal, JOIE, in year 2014 to extend its fields. The Journal welcomes original articles as well as basic science and engineering research experiences on prevalent topics covering all odor and indoor environmental issues. It contains research paper, review paper, technical note, technical information, field report, special feature, discussion. The Journal is published quarterly on the last days of March, June, September, and December each year. Supplementary issues can be published under special conditions.

Submission to the journal

Manuscript should be submitted via the homepage ( All submitted manuscripts are peer-reviewed by the minimum of two reviewers. The text may be written in Korean or English. The abstract, legends of Figures and Tables and references should be written in English. Total or a part of the articles in this journal are abstracted in KCI and DOI/Crossref. The circulation number is 600. The URL addresses are for the KOSORE and for the KOSIE. The URL address of the Journal is where full text is freely available.

Contact info

Other details of any items can be consult with either editors-in-chief prof. Bu Soon Son, Department of Environmental Health Science, Soon Chun Hyang University, Asan, Korea (Tel:+82-41-530-1270, Fax:+82-41-530-1272, E-mail:
or co-editors-in-chief prof. JiHyeon Song, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea (Tel:+82-2-3408-3819, Fax:+82-2-3408-4332, E-mail:

Correspondence concerning article publication should be addressed to either Korean Society of Odor Research and Engineering, #606, 202, Mallijae-ro, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, Korea (Tel : +82-2-2268-0985, Fax : +82-2-2268-0986, E-mail : or Korean Society for Indoor Environment, #330, 12, Teheran-ro 63-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 135-876 Korea (Tel : +82-2-2294-1510, Fax : +82-2-2294-0160, E-mail :

Subscription info

Subscription fee is included in an annual membership fee of one of the societies. The subscription price of this journal is KRW 30,000 annually. Back issues are available.