Special Issue

The Special issue will be a joined issue of two Copernicus journals: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (ACP) and Ocean Science (OS).


Title of the special issue: Shipping and the Environment - From Regional to Global Perspectives


Editorial Board:

ACP co-editor: Xavier Querol, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDÆA), Spain

ACP guest editors: Markus Quante, Helmholtz Zentrum Geesthacht, Germany; Jana Moldanová, IVL, Swedish Environmental Research Institute

OS co-editor: John Huthnance, NERC National Oceanography Centre, UK
OS guest editor: David Turner, University of Gothenburg, Sweden


Start date & end date of submission: 1 February 2018 – 30 June 2018


Papers addressing the topics of environmental impacts of shipping, including emissions, atmospheric processes, marine processes, underwater noise, impacts on marine and land ecosystems, human health and society are welcome. All manuscripts to be published must be within the scope and comply with the manuscript types and with the same quality standards as regular submissions to ACP and OS.


If you would like to submit your work in the planned Special Issue please send us an announcement of your contribution by the Christmas 2017. The information needed is:


  • Authors
  • Affiliations
  • Email of corresponding author
  • Title
  • Mini abstract (a few sentences of the content)


The announcement should be sent to: Markus.Quante(at)hzg.de

with copy to:




The individual papers will be peer-reviewed and published as soon as they are available in regular issues;  they are then labelled as part of the special issue and linked electronically.

Updated: 2017-11-30

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