Please note that as of 1 January 2020 the Alfred-Wegener Institut will no longer cover APCs for Helgoland Marine Research. We are currently discussing the model for next year, and will update our prospective authors as soon as we can.
Prof Maarten Boersma, Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany
Aims and scope
Helgoland Marine Research is an open access, peer reviewed journal, publishing original research as well as reviews on all aspects of marine and brackish water ecosystems, with a focus on how organisms survive in, and interact with, their environment.
Helgoland Marine Research is the official journal of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI).
Maarten Boersma received his Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam, and his Habilitation from the University of Kiel. He has been at the Alfred Wegener Institute since 2001, and is currently a Professor of Experimental Coastal Ecology at the University of Bremen.
"Helgoland Marine Research is a highly respected journal in the marine sciences with an impressive and long history. With the current changes in publishing strategy and format, I am confident that we have set the scene for a successful land prosperous future for the journal. We should now be able to reach more potential readers than ever before."
Annual Journal Metrics
60 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
40 days to first decision for all manuscripts
149 days from submission to acceptance
15 days from acceptance to publication
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