Journal of the Black Sea / Mediterranean Environment

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 e-ISSN: 2717-8129


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 The papers submitted for publication must be unpublished and should contain data that have not previously been published elsewhere as a whole or in part.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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Journal of the Black Sea / Mediterranean Environment is an open access journal digitally. Yearly subscription prices for the B/W print with colored cover, including postal and handling are €50 for individual subscribers and €100 for institutional subscribers. Please contact for subscription.

Manuscript must be sent by online submission.

Abstracted in Chemical Abstracts, ASFA (Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts), Biosis (Biological Abstracts, Biosis Previews), Zoological Record, CAB Abstracts, EBSCO 

Editorial Board

Bayram Öztürk

Associate Editors
Ayaka Amaha Öztürk, Arda M. Tonay, Alper Evcen

Technical Assistant
Zeynep Gülenç

Advisory Board Members
Tamara Shiganova (Russian Academy of Science, Russia)
Cemal Turan (İskenderun Technical Uni., Türkiye)
Dani Golani (Hebrew Uni. of Jerusalem, Israel)
Barış Salihoğlu (Middle East Technical Uni., Türkiye)
Keith Brander (Technical Uni. of Denmark)
Melih E. Çınar (Ege Uni., Türkiye)
Didier Aurelle (Aix-Marseille Uni., France)
Ergün Taşkın (Manisa Celal Bayar Uni., Türkiye)
Nuri Başusta (Fırat Uni., Türkiye)
Vasilis Gerovasileiou (Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, Greece)
Halim Aytekin Ergül (Kocaeli Uni., Türkiye)

Kasım Cemal Güven

Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TUDAV)