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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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Editors' Choice Articles

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Marshes Are the New Beaches: Integrating Sediment Transport into Restoration Planning 

Neil K. Ganju

Effects of Nonnative Eurasian Watermilfoil, Myriophyllum spicatum, on Nekton Habitat Quality in a Louisiana Oligohaline Estuary 

Scott B. Alford, Lawrence P. Rozas

Artificial Lighting at Night in Estuaries—Implications from Individuals to Ecosystems 

Martha J. Zapata, S. Mažeika, P. Sullivan, Suzanne M. Gray

Evaluating the Relationship Among Wetland Vertical Development, Elevation Capital, Sea-Level Rise, and Tidal Marsh Sustainability 

Donald R. Cahoon, James C. Lynch, Charles T. Roman, John Paul Schmit, Dennis E. Skidds

Declines in Plant Productivity Drive Carbon Loss from Brackish Coastal Wetland Mesocosms Exposed to Saltwater Intrusion 

Benjamin J. Wilson, Shelby Servais, Sean P. Charles, Stephen E. Davis, Evelyn E. Gaiser, John S. Kominoski, Jennifer H. Richards, Tiffany G. Troxler

The Importance of Environmental and Spatial Factors in the Metacommunity Dynamics of Exposed Sandy Beach Benthic Invertebrates 

Iván F. Rodil, P. Lucena-Moya, M. Lastra

Large-Scale Differences in Community Structure and Ecosystem Services of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) Beds Across Three Regions in Eastern Canada 

Mizuho Namba, Heike K. Lotze, Allison L. Schmidt

Storm-Induced Atlantic Herring (Clupea harengus) Egg Mortality in Baltic Sea Inshore Spawning Areas 

Dorothee Moll, Paul Kotterba, Lena von Nordheim, Patrick Polte

Modeling the Population Effects of Hypoxia on Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico: Part 1 - Model Description and Idealized Hypoxia 

Kenneth A. Rose, Sean Creekmore, Peter Thomas, J. Kevin Craig, Md Saydur Rahman, Rachael Miller Neilan

Modeling the Population Effects of Hypoxia on Atlantic Croaker (Micropogonias undulatus) in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico: Part 2 - Realistic Hypoxia and Eutrophication 

Kenneth A. Rose, Sean Creekmore, Dubravko Justić, Peter Thomas, J. Kevin Craig, Rachael Miller Neilan, Lixia Wang, Md Saydur Rahman, David Kidwell

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    Aims and Scope


    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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