Current Issue: Oceans of Plastic
A first foray into the stats surrounding ocean plastics was most overwhelming. Plastics can be found at the surface and deep down on the ocean floor; on beaches and in harbours. And the impacts of these plastics on marine wildlife and ecosystems, on the environment, are well documented. The good news is that there are concerned people, groups, and businesses out there that are making a difference. The creativity and innovative thinking to address this environmental problem is encouraging.
[Editor Dawn Roche]
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Call for Technical Papers
The JOT production team invites the submission of technical papers that describe cutting edge research (themes and deadlines below). Papers should present the results of new (i.e., not previously published) research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length. All papers are subject to a rigorous peer-review process. All peer-reviewed papers in the JOT are open access.
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