Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management
- ISSN: 1463-4988
- eISSN: 1539-4077
- Frequency: 4 issues per year
Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management is the official journal of the Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS), published quarterly since 1998. It is a peer-reviewed primary journal devoted to the promotion of ecosystem-based science, approaches, health, management, and restoration of marine and freshwaters of the world.
- to focus on the ecosystem structure, function, performance, management and restoration from an integrated, multi-disciplinary, multi-trophic and sustainable perspective
- to encourage the development and application of holistic initiatives and novel concepts, methods, models and technologies
- to elucidate the impact of multiple anthropogenic stressors (climate change, invasive species, HABs)
- to enhance our knowledge about the ecology and integrity of the Great Lakes of the world and large ecosystems
- to provide a scientific forum for scientists, students and managers to reflect on the state of science and exchange ideas that address ecosystem-based science
- to promote investigations and management practices designed to protect, restore, remediate, and conserve the integrity of aquatic ecosystems
- to foster global and cross-sectorial communications of ecosystem management amongst scientists, managers, students, citizens, business, socio-economists, municipal agencies and politicians
The journal publishes articles on the following themes and topics:
- Original articles focusing on ecosystem-based sciences, ecosystem health and management of marine and aquatic ecosystems
- Reviews, invited perspectives and keynote contributions from conferences
- Special issues on important emerging topics, themes, and ecosystems (climate change, invasive species, HABs, risk assessment, models)
Themes and topics
- Holistic and integrated ecosystem-based approaches including physical, chemical, biological, eco-toxicological assessments from a sustainable perspective
- Health, integrity, structure and performance of food webs
- Microbial plankton, phytoplankton, zooplankton, benthos, fish and fisheries
- Bio-assessment, remediation and restoration
- International Agreements on water quality and ecosystem health by multiple partners
- Environmental Outreach in society, public and politics
The journal is aimed towards scientists, academics, managers, engineers, lawyers, citizens, politicians, industry leaders, business people, and governments on the health and sustainability of global aquatic resources.
Ecosystem health is everybody’s business.
Dr. M. Munawar, Research Scientist
Fisheries & Oceans Canada
Canada Centre for Inland Waters
867 Lakeshore Rd., P.O. Box 5050
Burlington, Ontario, Canada, L7R 4A6
Assistant to the Editor
F. Al-Yamani, Kuwait
O. Belykh, Russia
G. Dave, Sweden
W. Hamza , UAE
R.T. Heath, USA
M. Kernan, UK
V. Langenberg, Netherlands
N. Mandrak, Canada
E. Mills, USA
C.K. Minns, Canada
N.F. Munawar, UK
T. Nalepa, USA
H. Regier, Canada
J. Sherry, Canada
M. Van der Knaap, Netherlands
D.X. Wang, China
F. Md. Yusoff, Malaysia
G. Arhonditsis, Canada
G. Barbaro, Italy
A. Bennett, USA
N. A. Bondarenko, Russia
C. Boston, Canada
E. Brown, USA
G. Christie, Canada
R. Dermott, Canada
M. Fitzpatrick, Canada
M. Galar-Martínez , Mexico
J. Hartig, USA
D. Infante, USA
D. Kane, USA
J. Kinzelman, USA
D. Kumar, USA
B. Marshall, New Zealand
A. Morley, Canada
A. Muttray, Canada
G. Nagaraj , Malaysia
J. Nishikawa, Japan
T. Reilly, USA
L.G. Rudstam , USA
S.T. Saeed, Kuwait
A.P. Sharma, India
T. Sherbakova, Russia
W. Taylor, USA
R. Tomasicchio, Italy
S.A. Wängberg, Sweden
J. Watkins, USA
Submissions to AEHM are accepted via the online portal. Access to the submission site and full submission guidelines can be found here.
A filled out AEHM Author Agreement is required a the time of submission.
The corresponding authors of accepted papers must sign the MSU Press AEHM author publishing agreement with the consent of their coauthors.
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Starting in 2021, Michigan State University Press will serve as the official publisher of Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. We will begin accepting orders through our fulfillment partners at Duke University Press beginning on December 1, 2020.
Online access to AEHM is included as part of an active membership to the Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management Society (AEHMS). Membership pricing information and member benefits can be found at http://aehms.org/membership/. Member access to journal content will be available via link in the AEHMS member portal.
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