Global carbon cycle implications of the Shared Socio-economic Pathways

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Carbon Balance and Management welcomes submissions to a new thematic series on global carbon cycle implications of the Shared Socio-economic Pathways.

The Shared Socioeconomic Pathways (SSPs) describe plausible major global developments and represent different options and challenges for carbon management. This thematic series aims to form a collection of articles discussing the implementation of currently available SSPs in carbon cycle research.

Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • case studies of SSPs implementation in carbon cycle models
  • implications of SSPs for carbon stocks in terrestrial ecosystems
  • implications of SSPs for REDD
  • implications of SSPs for carbon sequestration options

Submission Instructions

Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Carbon Balance and Management. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the journal's submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series on 'Global carbon cycle implications of the Shared Socio-economic Pathways'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

This series is open for submissions until further notice.

Lead Guest Editor

Georgii Alexandrov, A.M. Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation

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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