Aquatic Sciences

  • Welcome to the Aquatic Sciences area of

    For almost 60 years, we have been a leading publisher in the field publishing highly respected Aquatic Sciences titles, including prestigious society journals, book series, and a range of impressive major reference works. By delivering first class information and innovative tools, we continue to refine our portfolio to serve the research need of educators, researchers and students worldwide.

    We are proud to play an integral part within the Aquatic Sciences community and to participate in the advancement of this field.

  • New open access journals

    We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.

    We are pleased to announce the recent launch of three new fully open access journals in aquatic sciences:

    The majority of our journals offer open access options to authors submitting their research. Find out more about Elsevier and open access here.

  • New Journal: Regional Studies in Marine Science

    Regional Studies in Marine Science will publish papers on regional aspects of maritime and marine resources in estuaries, coastal zones, continental shelf, the seas and oceans.

    The scope of the journal includes (but is not limited to):

    • Studies on regional marine biodiversity and fisheries resources
    • Marine resources management, sustainable fisheries management and the selection and operation of marine protected areas
    • Studies on chemical contaminants, especially concerning food species
    • Pollution control and management
    • Economic and social impacts of marine pollution and/or coastal development to the region
    • Strategies/impacts of wastewater effluent disposal and contaminated mud disposal

    Find out more


ASLO 2015: Attending the Aquatic Sciences 2015 meeting hosted by ASLO? Visit the Elsevier booth…

ASLO 2015 Virtual Issue: Articles authored by the plenary speakers at Aquatic Sciences 2015…

Open access research in Aquatic Sciences:

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Calls for Papers

Advances in Water Resources Special Issue:
Ecogeomorphological feedbacks of water fluxes, sediment transport and vegetation dynamics in rivers and estuaries
Submission deadline: 31 March 2015

Continental Shelf Research Special Issue:
Coastal Marine and Continental Shelf Environments
Submission deadline: 31 March 2015

Methods in Oceanography Special Issue:
Automated Analysis of Underwater Imagery
Submissions open: 1 April – 30 June 2015

Ocean Modelling Virtual Special Issue:
Coastal Ocean Modelling
Submission deadline: 31 December 2015

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