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Geological Disasters in South China Sea

Geoenvironmental Disasters welcomes submissions to the special issue on 'Geological Disasters in South China Sea'. "Geological Disasters in South China Sea" is a special issue dealing with the recent enhancements and trends for the research and investigation of geological disasters in South China Sea. The principal topics of this special issue will be related but not limited to: submarine landslide, gas hydrate, shallow gas, turbidity current, earthquake, tsunami, sand wave, liquefaction, pockmark and submarine soft soil.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • submarine landslide
  • gas hydrate
  • shallow gas
  • turbidity current
  • earthquake
  • tsunami
  • sand wave
  • liquefaction
  • pockmark
  • submarine soft soil

Submission deadline: Closed

Lead Guest Editor: 
Prof. Yonggang Jia, Ocean University of China, China

Guest Editor:
Prof. Shengxiong Yang, Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey, China

Submissions will also benefit from the usual advantages of open access publication:

  • Rapid publication: Online submission, electronic peer review and production make the process of publishing your article simple and efficient
  • High visibility and international readership in your field: Open access publication ensures high visibility and maximum exposure for your work - anyone with online access can read your article
  • No space constraints: Publishing online means unlimited space for figures, extensive data and video footage
  • Authors retain copyright, licensing the article under a Creative Commons license: articles can be freely redistributed and reused as long as the article is correctly attributed

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