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Estuaries and Coasts

Estuaries and Coasts

Journal of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation

Co-Editor-in-Chief: P. Montagna; C. Simenstad

ISSN: 1559-2723 (print version)
ISSN: 1559-2731 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12237

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Paul A. Montagna, Harte Research Institute, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, paul.montagna@tamucc.edu

Charles Simenstad, Wetland Ecosystem Team, School of Fisheries, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, simenstd@u.washington.edu

Managing Editor

Taylor Bowen, Estuaries and Coasts, PO Box 263, Charlottesville, VA, telephone: 434-218-3366, estuariesandcoasts@erf.org

Reviews and Perspectives Editor

Ken Heck, Dauphin Island Sea Lab and the University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island, AL, kheck@disl.org


Associate Editors

Mead Allison, Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA and The Water Institute of the Gulf, Baton Rouge, LA, meadallison@tulane.edu

Marco Bartoli, Department of Life Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy

William Boicourt, University of Maryland, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, boicourt@umces.edu

Mark J. Brush, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA, brush@vims.edu

John Callaway, Department of Environmental Science, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, callaway@usfca.edu

Henrique Cabral, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal, hcabral@fc.ul.pt

Just Cebrian, Dauphin Island Sea Lab and The University of Alabama, Dauphin Island, AL, jcebrian@disl.org

D. Reide Corbett, East Carolina University, Department of Geological Sciences, Greenville, NC, corbettd@ecu.edu

Carolyn Currin, NOAA National Ocean Service, Center for Coastal Fisheries and Habitat Research, Beaufort, NC, Carolyn.currin@noaa.gov

Ken Dunton, The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, TX, ken.dunton@mail.utexas.edu.

Deana Erdner, The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, TX, derdner@mail.utexas.edu

Carl Friedrichs, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA, cfried@vims.edu

Judith Grassle, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, Cook College Campus, New Brunswick, NJ, jgrassle@imcs.rutgers.edu

Marianne Holmer, Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark, Odense M, Denmark, holmer@biology.sdu.dk

Lijun Hou, State Key Laboratory of Estuarine and Coastal Research, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China, lijhou@sklec.ecnu.edu.cn

Carles Ibàñez Martí, Aquatic Ecosystems Program, IRTA, Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Catalonia, Spain, carles.ibanez@irta.cat

Nancy Jackson, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, NJ, jacksonn@njit.edu

David Kimmel, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 98115, david.kimmel@noaa.gov

Wim Kimmerer, San Francisco State University, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, Tiburon, CA 94920, kimmerer@sfsu.ed

Zhanfei Liu, The University of Texas at Austin Marine Science Institute, Port Aransas, TX, zhanfei.liu@utexas.edu

James R. Lovvorn, Southern Illinois University, Department of Zoology, Carbondale, IL, lovvorn@siu.edu

Stephen Monismith, Stanford University, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Stanford, CA, monismith@stanford.edu

Margaret R. Mulholland, Old Dominion University, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Norfolk, VA, mmulholl@odu.edu

Masahiro Nakaoka, Akkeshi Marine Station, Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere, Hokkaido University, Akkeshi, Hokkaido, Japan, nakaoka@fsc.hokudai.ac.jp

Hans Paerl, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Institute of Marine Sciences, Morehead City, NC, hpaerl@email.unc.edu

Mark S. Peterson, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, mark.peterson@usm.edu

James Pinckney, University of South Carolina, Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences, Department of Biology, Georgetown, SC, jpinckney@biol.sc.edu

David Ralston, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole, MA, dralston@whoi.edu

Patricia Ramey-Balci, Koç University, Sariyer, Istanbul, Turkey, RameyBalci@gmail.com

Charles T. Roman, University of Rhode Island, Graduate School of Oceanography, Narragansett, RI, roman@uri.edu

Isaac Santos, Centre for Coastal Biogeochemistry, School of Environmental Science and Management, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW, Australia, isaac.santos@scu.edu.au

Rui Santos, Universidade do Algarve, Centro de Ciencias Do Mar Do Algarve, Faro, Portugal, rosantos@ualg.pt

Bongkeun Song, Department of Biological Sciences, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary, Gloucester Point, VA, songb@vims.edu

Josianne Støttrup, DTU Aqua, National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Section for Coastal Ecology, Technical University of Denmark, Charlottenlund Slot, Charlottenlund, Denmark, jgs@aqua.dtu.dk

Nadine Strydom, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Department of Zoology, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Nadine.Strydom@nmmu.ac.za

Dennis P. Swaney, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, dps1@cornell.edu

Matthew D. Taylor, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, Port Stephens Fisheries Institute, Nelson Bay, NSW, Australia, matt.taylor@dpi.nsw.gov.au

Stijn Temmerman, University of Antwerp, Ecosystem Management Research Group, Wilrijk, Antwerp, Belgium, Stijn.temmerman@uantwerpen.be

Craig Tobias, Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, craig.tobias@uconn.edu

Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, University of Florida, Civil and Coastal Engineering Department, Gainesville, FL, arnoldo@coastal.ufl.edu

Nathan Waltham, James Cook University, Centre for Tropical Water & Aquatic Ecosystem Research, Townsville, QLD, Australia, nathan.waltham@jcu.edu.au

Wen-Xiong Wang, Department of Biology, HKUST, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, wwang@ust.hk

Dennis Whigham, Smithsonian Institution, USA, whighamd@si.edu

Cathleen Wigand, US EPA, ORD-NHEERL, Atlantic Ecology Division, Narragansett, RI, wigand.cathleen@epa.gov

Richard C. Zimmerman, Department of Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, rzimmerm@odu.edu

CERF Governing Board


Hilary Neckles, President

U.S. Geological Survey

Augusta, ME USA

Email: hneckles@usgs.gov


Robert Twilley, Past President

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA USA

Email: rtwilley@lsu.edu


James Fourqurean, President Elect

Florida international University

Miami, FL USA

Email: jim.fourqurean@fiu.edu


Leanna Heffner, Secretary

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Anchorage, AK USA

Email: heffnergso@gmail.com


Erik Smith, Treasurer

University of South Carolina

Georgetown, SC USA

Email: erik@belle.baruch.sc.edu


Mark Brush, Member-at-large (2015-2019)

Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary

Gloucester Point, VA USA

Email: brush@vims.edu


Ruth Carmichael, Member-at-large (2015-2019)

Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Dauphin Island, AL USA

Email: rcarmichael@disl.org


Christine Whitcraft, Member-at-large (2017-2021)

California State University Long Beach

Long Beach, CA USA

Email: christine.whitcraft@csulb.edu


J. Ernesto Mancera, International Member-at-large (2017-2021)

Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Bogotá, D.C., Cundinamarca Colombia

Email: jemancerap@unal.edu.co


Ashley Bulseco-McKim, Student Member-at-large (2017-2019)

Northeastern University

Attleboro, MA USA

Email: bulseco.a@husky.neu.edu


Bruce Hatcher, ACCESS Representative

Cape Breton University

Sydney, Nova Scotia Canada

Email: bruce_hatcher@cbu.ca


Joseph Luczkovich, AERS Representative

East Carolina University

Greenville, NC USA

Email: luczkovichj@ecu.edu


Theresa Talley, CAERS Representative

University of California, San Diego

La Jolla, CA USA

Email: tstalley@ucsd.edu


Anna Armitage, GERS Representative

Texas A&M University at Galveston

Galveston, TX USA

Email: armitaga@tamug.edu


Susan Adamowicz, NEERS Representative

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Wells, ME USA

Email: susan_adamowicz@fws.gov


Jason Stutes, PERS Representative

GeoEngineers, Inc.

Redmond, WA USA

Email: jstutes@geoengineers.com


Cassondra Thomas, SEERS Representative

South Florida Water Management District

Stuart, FL USA

Email: cthomas@sfwmd.gov


Susan Park, Executive Director

Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation

Richmond, VA USA

Email: spark@erf.org



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    Estuaries and Coasts is the journal of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. It publishes original research on the hydrodynamics, hydrology, (geo)chemistry, geology, biology and their interactions in marine waters influenced by connectivity to land. The journal's geographic scope includes coastal watersheds, tidal rivers, estuaries, lagoons, inland seas, wetlands, and near-shore coastal waters from polar to equatorial latitudes. The Editors encourage submissions that present novel approaches, findings or concepts of general interest to better understand the functioning and structure of coastal systems and will interest the journal's increasingly international readership. Submissions that are primarily descriptive, strongly place based, or report on development of models or new methods without detailing their applications fall outside the scope of the journal.

    Manuscripts will be judged on the basis of their contribution of original data, ideas and interpretation. Only material intended for publication in Estuaries and Coasts will be considered. Manuscripts must be written in English but may have an abstract in an alternate language when appropriate. Manuscripts will be reviewed by a member of the Editorial Board and by at least two anonymous reviewers.


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