Special Issue "Marine Mammals in a Changing World II"

A special issue of Oceans (ISSN 2673-1924).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2023 | Viewed by 303

Special Issue Editor

Department of Biology, Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, VA 23943, USA
Interests: marine mammals and other marine vertebrates; trophic ecology; physiology, morphology, and biomechanics; evolution; conservation
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The past few decades have witnessed remarkable advances in our understanding of marine mammals, but many unanswered questions remain. These include fundamental questions in all biological disciplines as well as other basic and applied/clinical sciences. Major technological advances have also spurred on many recent studies of marine mammals. 

Contributions for this Special Issue are invited in all areas of marine mammal research, especially those that focus on health, conservation, and physiology. In particular, contributions that focus on changing ocean habitats and technological advances in our study of changing oceans are welcomed. These can include, but are not limited to, pathogenic viruses and microbes, trophic changes, fishery impacts, habitat destruction, changes in climate/temperature, ocean acidification, ocean pollution (from noise, plastic, chemicals, etc.),  vessel traffic and ship strikes, and other related topics. 

Submissions may focus on any area of marine mammal research and health, including but not limited to ecology, conservation, population biology and management, behavior, habitat and distribution, genetics, evolution, physiology, anatomy, acoustics, effects of noise and pollution, and new technologies.

Dr. Alexander Werth
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Oceans is an international peer-reviewed open access quarterly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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