Journal of the Black Sea /

Mediterranean Environment


International Journal of a Trimesterly International Publication of Earth, Marine, Environment and Engineering Sciences

Formerly "Turkish Journal Marine Sciences" | ISSN: 1304-9550



The journal publishes original researches, review papers and short communications on marine environment, rivers and atmosphere. Emphasis is placed on pollution, marine biology, physical and chemical oceanography, marine geology and geophysics, maritime policy, biological conservation, coastal zone management and engineering. The papers submitted for publication must be unpublished and should contain data that have not previously been published elsewhere as a whole or in part. Review papers must provide a synthesis and critical evaluation of the state of knowledge of the subject. Manuscripts should be written in clear and concise English and conform to general style of the journal.

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    Editorial Board


    Bayram Öztürk

    Associate Editor
    Ayaka Amaha Öztürk

    Technical Assistant
    Zeynep Gülenç, Arda M. Tonay

    Advisory Board Members
    Yuvenaly P. Zaitsev (Odessa, Ukraine)
    Ferdinando Boero (Salento University, Italy)
    Tamara Shiganova (Ru. Acad. of Sci., Russia) 
    Sedat Yerli (Hacettepe University) 
    Cemal Turan (Mustafa Kemal University)
    Dani Golani (Hebrew Uni. of Jerusalem, Israel)
    Nuri Başusta (Fırat University)
    Tuncer Katağan (İzmir, Turkey)
    Melih E. Çınar (Ege University)
    Kohei Kihara (Tokyo, Japan)

    Kasım Cemal Güven