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The Introduction of the Special Issue

The dynamics of tropical estuaries and seas are driven by diverse environmental factors from local to global scales. Such factors when acting on coastal regions have been changing coastal morphology , bio-geochemtry cycling and create abrupt changes. These changes have been creating coastal disasters including erosion, biodiversity, deal on coastal management  and restoration. These processes give an opportunity to new ways of thinking, scientific developments, innovative technology in tropical regions and worldwide.


The Research Scope of the Special Issue

·Coastal Research

·Marine Biochemistry

·Marine and Coastal Geology

·Estuarine and shelf hydrodynamics

·Coastal engineering

·Coastal zone management


The Article Title of the Special Issue

1. Tropic coastal SYSTEMS response to recent climate conditions and disasters
2. Biogeochemestry variability and cycling in tropical estuaries
3. Marine and coastal geology as response TO sea-level rise  and climate changes  
4. Estuarine and shelf hydrodynamics as a tool for restoration and monitoring
5. Coastal management and sustainability, and resilience on recent climate conditions changes


Submission guidelines

All papers should be submitted via the Marine and Environment submission system: http://ojs.usp-pl.com/index.php/ME

Submitted articles should not be published or under review elsewhere. All submissions will be subject to the journal’s standard peer review process. Criteria for acceptance include originality, contribution, scientific merit and relevance to the field of interest of the Special Issue.


Important Dates

Paper Submission Due: December 31 , 2019


The Lead Guest Editor

Lucas Lavo António Jimo Miguel