Thursday 26th. 13h15-14h

Here is the pad to ADD YOUR QUESTIONS to the Editors.

The Editor’s Perspective: Have you ever wondered what life is like as an editor of a scientific journal that publishes manuscripts related to plastic pollution?
Want to know what it takes to publish in these journals what the editors are looking for?

Well attend this session and meet Yong Sik Ok and Pavani Dissanayake from Environmental Pollution, Francois Galgani from Marine Pollution Bulletin and Bart Koelmans from the new journal Microplastics and Nanoplastics.

We encourage MICRO2020 participants to join us and contribute to a lively panel debate hosted by Andy Booth on ’plastic publishing’!

Environmental Pollution Yong Sik Ok and Pavani Dissanayake: The journal publishes high quality research papers and review articles about all aspects of environmental pollution and its effects on ecosystems and human health. It welcomes high-quality process-oriented and hypothesis-based submissions that report results from original and novel research and contribute new knowledge to help address problems related to environmental pollution at a regional or global scale.

Marine Pollution Bulletin Francois Galgani: The journal is concerned with the rational use of maritime and marine resources in estuaries, the seas and oceans, as well as with documenting marine pollution and introducing new forms of measurement and analysis. A wide range of topics are discussed as news, comment, reviews and research reports, not only on effluent disposal and pollution control, but also on the management, economic aspects and protection of the marine environment in general.

Microplastics and Nanoplastics Bart Koelmans: Microplastics and Nanoplastics is an inclusive, interdisciplinary forum for worldwide efforts to solve the plastics pollution challenge . The journal aims to publish innovative high quality science providing a quantitative and mechanistic understanding of the factors that drive the emissions, fate, effects, risks and societal responses to the presence of plastic debris in nature and society, as well as novel remediation and risk mitigation options and technologies.

We are pleased to welcome the new Springer journal ’Microplastics and Nanoplastics’ into the world. To mark this occasion, we are very happy to announce that the journal is offering 4 full fee waivers for articles published in the new journal. In addition, three special posters will be chosen to receive a voucher for a Springer book. The selection will be made by the MICRO2020 scientific committee together with the editors of the new journal. Selection criteria will be scientific quality and quality of presentation. Finally there will also be a topical collection at the new journal - please consider publishing your work there.