I have agreed to serve as a Section Editor for the review journal Current Climate Change Reports published by Springer.  The journal is a quarterly publication of Springer that was started in 2015.  It is unique in that is provides short, focused reviews on a variety of areas of broad interest in climate change research. I am looking for authors interested in sharing their expertise for a collection of articles on the general topic of Corals and Climate Change.  The section will consist of commissioned reviews of the recent literature- approximately 2000-4000 words each ? with an annotated reference list accompanying each review.  The target for the collection is 6-9 articles for the last issue of the year.  Articles would be due on June 26th.  My job as Section Editor is to compile a list of 5-7 topics between now and Apr 17 that fall under the Corals and Climate Change umbrella, with 2 or 3 potential authors for each topic.  The editors will consider the topics and proposed
authors and commission 5-7 review articles to appear in the December 2017 issue.  This collection would continue in succeeding years as long as interest remains strong.  Examples of long running collections include: Climate Change and Human Health, Ecological Impacts of Climate Change, Advances in Modelling.  If you want to suggest a review topic and potential author(s) please contact me by Apr 17.

To read more about the journal and view previous issues and collections go to: http://link.springer.com/journal/40641.

Chris Langdon

Professor and Chair Department of Marine Biology and Ecology


4600 Rickenbacker Cswy

Miami, FL 33149

Office: 305-421-4614


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