» Proceedings of ECSA 54: Coastal systems under change: tuning assessment and management tools

» Publication of manuscripts
All manuscripts, whether presented orally or by poster at the symposium, can be submitted for publication in a special issue of a dedicated volume of Ocean and Coastal Management and Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. Both journals will aim to compile special issues based on the conference themes. Suggested themes per journal are as follow:
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science
1. Hydrodynamic and geomorphological shifts in coastal systems; 2. Geochemical processes in changing environments; 3. Shifts in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning; 4. From genes to ecosystems: effects of global change
Ocean and Coastal Management
5. Connectivity and its implications towards conservation and management; 6. Improving management and decision processes: advances in predictive tools 
Manuscripts will be subjected to the normal review process of the journal. Accepted papers will be published in spring 2015.

» Deadline for submission
The deadline for submission of manuscripts is 30/09/2014.

» Guidelines for authors
Author instructions can be found in the home page of each journal.

» Submission
Manuscripts must be submitted directly to the journal by EES (Elsevier Electronic System). At the New Submission Menu you must tick the Article Type box: SI ECSA 54. Your submission should also include a cover letter stating Proceedings ECSA 54 and the names of potential (international) reviewers.

» Guest editors
Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science: Henrique Cabral and Lúcia Guilhermino
Ocean and Coastal Management: Henrique Cabral and João Carlos Marques