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Call 22/2021 CEMarin for chapters in the open access book “Towards an Efficient Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the Seaflower Biosphere Reserve”

Deadline: 28 February 2021

CEMarin invites the scientific community to reflect on the immediate impacts caused by the recent cyclonic events on the Archipelago-Seaflower Biosphere Reserve, and to propose future visions for sustainable development considering the resilience to them.

Therefore, CEMarin opens this call for chapters in an open access book containing technical and scientific tools for the reconstruction and sustainable socioeconomic development of the Archipelago.

The publication, which will be published under the Springer Nature label, will cover all relevant fields of marine sciences (biology, ecology, engineering, climatology, social sciences, bioeconomy, etc.), for the assessment of impacts, the current situation and future challenges for urban, rural and regional planning and for risk management, aimed at adaptation to climate change. This also includes the socio-economic development based on resilience, multiculturalism, dialogue of knowledge and the sustainable use of ecosystem services of the Archipelago. Types of book chapters include original research, opinion papers and reviews. The latter type is especially welcome.

All researchers working Climate Change mitigation and adaptation in the Seaflower biosphere reserve may apply. Researchers are invited to participate in more than one chapter, however, only the lead author will receive the funds.

Researchers benefiting from this call must provide to CEMarin a book chapter in English (review, original research or opinion manuscript) taking into account. a volume of 10 and 20 pages and using the IPCC report 5 (AR5) as a reference for the definition of Risk, Threat and Vulnerability; as well as a press release (max. two pages) presenting the progress of the investigation for general outreach purposes.

Researchers interested in applying must send a one-page-abstract of the proposed chapter clearly stating the topic to be covered and specifying if it is a review, an original research or an opinion manuscript to Please include the name and affiliation of all participants. Evaluations will be done double-blinded. Proposals are welcome in English.

Beneficiaries will receive 5,000,000 COP as expense allowance per book chapter. The money can be used at the discretion of the beneficiary. Part of the payment can be disbursed upon request before the final product delivery; however, if the final product is not delivered on time, the money must be reimbursed. Publication costs and open access fees will be covered by CEMarin.

Deadline: 28 February 2021

Further information: call at CEMarin website; or

[Boletín SIUN 522, 11/12 de febrero de 2021]

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