General principles

General principles

Journal’s mission

Publication of results of original scientific research concerning the state and interaction of geospheres (atmosphere, lithosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere) within coastal and shelf areas of seas and oceans, methods and means of study thereof as well as environmental protection issues.

Objectives

  • Share research results with domestic and foreign experts
  • Improve academic paper quality
  • Provide assistance to scholars (especially young ones) in preprint preparation of articles that meet current requirements of research and publication ethics
  • Draw the general public’s attention to environmental protection issues

The Journal publishes original research results, review articles (at the editorial board's request) and brief reports on the following major topics:

  • Scientific basis for complex use of shelf natural resources
  • Marine environment state and variability
  • Coastal area state and variability; coast protection structures
  • Monitoring and estimates of possible effects of anthropogenic activities
  • Development and implementation of new marine environment control and monitoring technologies

Articles published in the Journal may be of interest for scholars working in the field of geosciences and studying the Earth’s geographical envelopes and their interaction, as well as for the non-specialist audience who care about environmental protection and sustainable nature management issues.

The editors are governed by the ethical rules and standards developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), stated in the Declaration “Ethical Principles for Academic Papers” (in Russian) of the Association of Science Editors and Publishers (ASEP) and adopted by the majority of academic journals.

Authors, editors, peer reviewers and publishers are required to comply with these rules.

The Journal may publish materials of any author (irrespective of their place of residence, ethnic background and academic degree availability) who has submitted a paper that has not been published before and meets the Journal’s requirements.

Articles for publication are admitted on an ongoing basis.

Legal basis for editorial policy

The right of authorship is owned by the article authors. The non-exclusive rights to use of the materials of Ecological Safety of Coastal and Shelf Zones of Sea Journal are reserved by Federal State Budget Scientific Institution Federal Research Centre “Marine Hydrophysical Institute of RAS” as the founder and publisher.

Materials can be reprinted, fully or in part, for educational or research purposes only if references to the Journal’s imprint are given and the rights holder and names of the article authors are mentioned. When developing new, creatively independent works on the basis of articles published in the Journal or when citing texts in the original language or in translation, it is required to give references to the sources in compliance with the citation rules.

Charges

In the Environmental Safety of Coastal and Shelf Zones of the Sea Journal the preparation, review and publication of articles are free of charge.

Sponsorship

Ecological Safety of Coastal and Shelf Zones of Sea Journal is funded out of the budget of the Federal State Budget Scientific Institution Federal Research Centre “Marine Hydrophysical Institute of RAS”.

Copyright

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Ecological Safety of Coastal and Shelf Zones of Sea Journal publishes articles under license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0). The materials can be used only for noncommercial purposes.