In 1998 Middle Pomeranian Scientific Society of Environment Protection, founded by Professor Tadeusz Piecuch. The main goal of the Society was to publish scientific journal of high quality - Rocznik Ochrona Srodowiska. On August 4th, 1998 the Journal was registered by the Polish National Library with ISSN 1506-218X. After 23 years on January 2nd, 2021 the Society transferred the right to publish the journal to Koszalin University of Technology free of charge.

Editorial Board consists of professors representing following scientific institutions in Poland and abroad: Koszalin University of Technology, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Gdańsk University of Technology, Białystok University of Technology, Kraków University of Technology, Kielce University of Technology, Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences and Institute of Oceanology of Polish Academy of Sciences.

The Journal has an international character. Papers of authors from such countries as: Austria, Chile, Greece, Hungary, India, Ireland, Mozambique, Germany, Portugal, USA, Ukraine, Lithuania, Turkey, Russia were published in ROS.

ROS can be found in most libraries of Polish universities and technical universities in Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw, Poznan, Lublin, Torun, Bydgoszcz, and also in abroad scientific centers in Austria, the Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, India, Ireland, Canada, USA, Turkey, Great Britain, Ukraine, Russia.