Aquatic Sciences

Research Across Boundaries

ISSN: 1015-1621 (Print) 1420-9055 (Online)

Description

Announcing Continuous Article Publishing

As of 2018, Aquatic Sciences will change its publication structure from paginated issues to a consecutive publishing model: Continuous Article Publishing.

This means that papers will be published in a volume/issue immediately after acceptance. The Online First queue will become obsolete and the time from submission to publication in an issue will be significantly shorter. This will give published articles full citation details instantly after online publication.

As a further aspect of the new system, articles will no longer be paginated sequentially by issue. Therefore, every article will start with page number 1. Page numbers will not be used for article citation but every article will have a citation ID number, called the ArticleCitationID. The ArticleCitationID will replace the page numbers in the citation line, which will now include the journal citation title, year, volume number and ArticleCitationID.

Example:

Old: Aquat Sci (2017) 79:208-220
New: Aquat Sci (2018) 80: 123

This method of citation is accepted by the Web of Science/Journal Citation Reports (ISI).

We feel that our authors and readers will greatly benefit from this change in the publication structure of Aquatic Sciences.

Aquatic Sciences - Research Across Boundaries publishes original research, overviews, and reviews dealing with aquatic systems (wetlands, freshwater and marine systems) and their boundaries, including the impact of human activities on these systems. The coverage ranges from molecular-level mechanistic studies to investigations at the whole ecosystem scale, including fish ecology. Aquatic Sciences publishes articles presenting research across disciplinary and environmental boundaries, i.e. studies examining interactions among geological, microbial, biological, chemical, physical, hydrological, and societal processes, as well as studies assessing land-water, air-water, benthic-pelagic, river-ocean, lentic-lotic, and groundwater-surface water interactions.

Bibliographic Data
First published in 1920
1 volume per year, 4 issues per volume
Format: 21 x 27.9 cm
ISSN 1015-1621 (print)
ISSN 1420-9055 (electronic)

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