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Special Issues of Ocean and Marine Science journals

As the leading publisher of peer-reviewed oceanography and marine biology research, our journal editors are always looking to shine a spotlight on the hot research topics of the day. Our journal special issues give authors the opportunity to publish alongside their peers bringing together the latest research and reviews in key thematic areas.

In case you missed them, here are some of the most recent Special Issues from our oceanography and marine biology journals:

Coral Reefs of Arabia

Marine Pollution Bulletin

Edited by John A. Burt and Joerg Wiedenmann

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Cells to Shells

Marine Genomics

Edited by Melody Clark, Deborah Power and Kristina Sundell

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Keep an eye on our journal homepages for new Special Issues coming up and instructions for authors wanting to contribute. Current calls for papers include:

Have an idea yourself for a special issue?

Don’t keep it to yourself! Email us at proposal@elsevier.com with the details of the topic and journal you have in mind. Learn more about proposing and guest-editing a special issue.