Anthropocene Coast: Marine Oil Spill and Ecosystem Sciences

Anthropocene Coast Call for Papers | Marine Oil Spill and Ecosystem Sciences: Bridging Observation, Prediction, and Mitigation


Do you study the fate and behaviours of oil spills in the marine environment? 

Submission deadline:31 December 2020

Article Processing Charges waived on manuscripts submitted by the deadline

This year marks 10 years since the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Over the last decade and into the next, researchers have and continue to extensively study oil spills and their impact on marine ecosystems. A new  collection in Anthropocene Coasts will publish recent advances on oil spill and ecosystem sciences and that bridge the gaps between observation, prediction, and mitigation.

We encourage studies addressing a wide range of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Fate and behaviours of oil spill in the marine environment
  • Oil spill detection techniques, including remote sensing
  • Effects on wildlife
  • Oil spill modelling
  • Cleanup and oil spill countermeasures, including chemical dispersant application


Guest Editors

Haibo Niu, Dalhousie University, Canada,

Thomas King, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Yongsheng Wu, Fisheries and Oceans Canada


Submit your manuscript

To submit an article, go to the ScholarOne submission centre for Anthropocene Coasts. At step 3, specify that your manuscript is intended for the “Marine Oil Spill and Ecosystem Sciences” collection. Article Processing Charges are waived for all manuscripts submitted by 31 December 2020.



Anthropocene Coasts, an open access journal jointly published by Canadian Science Publishing and East China Normal University, is a multidisciplinary international journal that brings together diverse fields of study to tackle complex issues related to coastal regions in the Anthropocene. Article Processing Charges are currently waived until 31 December 2020.