Journal updates

  • Series and Article Types

    WETLANDS publishes various ‘article types: reviews, research articles, and short communications. Manuscripts may be submitted under the ‘general’ article type, or, if appropriate, under any of the below focused Series. There may also be temporary article types for Special Issues and Special Features, which usually are by invitation only.

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    The completion of a PhD thesis often provides an excellent opportunity to review a key topic, provide new perspectives, and develop new methodology. Wetlands encourages students and early career researchers (ECRs) to publish articles in the form of reviews or perspectives papers.

    Therefore, for every article accepted in these two categories with students and ECRs (defined as being within one year of award of their PhD degree) as the first author, we offer two incentives: 1) a waiver of all color image publication charges; 2) a voucher for free access to any Springer publication in eBook form (up to a maximum value of 250 Euros/US dollars, and maximum one per year) in perpetuity; 3) article made freely accessible for 8 weeks after online first publication.

    Please see our Instructions for Authors on the right-hand column of this site for how to apply for these incentives if you are a student or ECR author.