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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, USA
E-mail: paul.montagna@tamucc.edu

Charles Simenstad
Wetland Ecosystem Team, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
E-mail: simenstd@u.washington.edu 

Managing Editor 

Taylor Bowen
Estuaries and Coasts, PO Box 263, Charlottesville, VA, USA
E-mail: estuariesandcoasts@erf.org 

Reviews and Perspectives Editor 

Ken Heck
Dauphin Island Sea Lab and the University of South Alabama, Dauphin Island, AL, USA
E-mail: kheck@disl.org

Associate Editors 

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

Brian Barnes, College of Marine Science, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, USA.
E-mail: bbarnes4@mail.usf.edu

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

Silvana Birchenough, Cefas Lowestoft Laboratory, United Kingdom. E-mail: silvana.birchenough@cefas.co.uk

William Boicourt, University of Maryland, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, USA.
E-mail: boicourt@umces.edu

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

Henrique Cabral, Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Faculty of Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal. E-mail:  hcabral@fc.ul.pt

John Callaway, Department of Environmental Science, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. E-mail: callaway@usfca.edu

Just Cebrian, Northern Gulf Institute, Mississippi State University, NOAA NCEI at Stennis, MS, USA. E-mail: jcebrian@ngi.msstate.edu

D. Reide Corbett, East Carolina University, Department of Geological Sciences, Greenville, NC, USA. E-mail: corbettd@ecu.edu

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

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

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

Daniel Friess, Department of Geography, National University of Singapore, Singapore. E-mail: dan.friess@nus.edu.sg

Neil Kamal Ganju, USGS, Woods Hole, USA. E-mail: leroicious@gmail.com

Judith Grassle, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. E-mail: jgrassle@marine.rutgers.edu

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

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

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

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

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

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

Steve Litvin, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA, USA.
E-mail: litvin@mbari.org

Hongbin Liu, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong. E-mail:  liuhb@ust.hk

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

James R. Lovvorn, Southern Illinois University, Department of Zoology, Carbondale, IL, USA.
E-mail:  lovvorn@siu.edu

Stephen Monismith, Stanford University, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Stanford, CA,USA.
E-mail: monismith@stanford.edu

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

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

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

Mark S. Peterson, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS, USA.
E-mail: mark.peterson@usm.edu

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

David Ralston, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, Woods Hole, MA, USA. E-mail: dralston@whoi.edu

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

Charles T. Roman, University of Rhode Island, University of Rhode Island, Department of Natural Resources Science, Kingston, RI, USA. E-mail: roman@uri.edu

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

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

Dennis P. Swaney, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. E-mail:  dps1@cornell.edu

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

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

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

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

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

Scott Warren, Connecticut College (emeritus),New London, CT,  USA. E-mail: rswar@conncoll.edu

Dennis Whigham, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, USA.
E-mail: whighamd@si.edu

Melisa Wong, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canada.
E-mail: Melisa.Wong@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

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

CERF Governing Board 

Hilary Neckles, President
U.S. Geological Survey
Augusta, ME, USA
E-mail: hneckles@usgs.gov 

Robert Twilley, Past President
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA, USA
E-mail: rtwilley@lsu.edu 

James Fourqurean, President Elect
Florida international University
Miami, FL, USA
E-mail: jim.fourqurean@fiu.edu 

Leanna Heffner, Secretary
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Anchorage, AK, USA
E-mail: heffnergso@gmail.com 

Erik Smith, Treasurer
University of South Carolina
Georgetown, SC, USA
E-mail: 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
E-mail: brush@vims.edu 

Ruth Carmichael, Member-at-large (2015-2019)
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Dauphin Island, AL, USA
E-mail: rcarmichael@disl.org 

Christine Whitcraft, Member-at-large (2017-2021)
California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CA, USA
E-mail: christine.whitcraft@csulb.edu 

J. Ernesto Mancera, International Member-at-large (2017-2021)
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Bogotá, D.C., Cundinamarca Colombia
E-mail: jemancerap@unal.edu.co 

Ashley Bulseco-McKim, Student Member-at-large (2017-2019)
Northeastern University
Attleboro, MA, USA
E-mail: bulseco.a@husky.neu.edu 

Bruce Hatcher, ACCESS Representative
Cape Breton University
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
E-mail: bruce_hatcher@cbu.ca 

Joseph Luczkovich, AERS Representative
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, USA
E-mail: luczkovichj@ecu.edu 

Theresa Talley, CAERS Representative
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
E-mail: tstalley@ucsd.edu 

Anna Armitage, GERS Representative
Texas A&M University at Galveston
Galveston, TX, USA
E-mail: armitaga@tamug.edu 

Susan Adamowicz, NEERS Representative
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Wells, ME, USA
E-mail: susan_adamowicz@fws.gov 

Jason Stutes, PERS Representative
GeoEngineers, Inc.
Redmond, WA, USA
E-mail: jstutes@geoengineers.com 

Cassondra Thomas, SEERS Representative
South Florida Water Management District
Stuart, FL, USA
E-mail: cthomas@sfwmd.gov 

Susan Park, Executive Director
Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation
Richmond, VA, USA
E-mail: 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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