Toxins, an Open Access Toxinology Journal is preparing a special issue titled “Causes, Consequences and Control of Cyanobacterial Blooms in a Changing World”.
Guest Editor : Prof. Dr. Miquel Lürling (Aquatic Ecology & Water Quality Management Group, Department of Environmental Sciences, Wageningen University).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2017
“This Special Issue invites manuscripts on all aspects dealing with cyanobacterial blooms in a changing world: from warming, eutrophication, carbon dioxide, salinity, brownification effects on cyanobacteria and/or their toxins via biotic interactions such as competition, predation, parasitism, and so on, to techniques mitigating cyanobacterial biomass and controlling toxins. Contributions from areas of the planet underrepresented in the scientific literature are particularly welcome.” Prof. Dr. Miquel Lürling, Guest Editor.
See more details in the Special Issue page.
The “Freshwater HABs” newsletter issued by US EPA (Dr. Lesley V. D’Anglada) features CYANOCOST in its recent edition (January 2017).
The Freshwater HABs newsletter contains information about many important programs, initiatives, regulations and events in USA and beyond around toxic cyanobacteria, cyanotoxins and the protection of water resources.
The Newsletter features CYANOCOST’s new website and CYANOnews. We warmly thank Dr. D’Anglada and US EPA for creating those links between US and European researchers in Freshwater HABs.
You can download all “Freshwater HABs” newsletters here, or you can contact Dr D’Anglada to sign up for the Newsletter.
Wiley offers 25% discount for the CYANOCOST “Handbook of Cyanobacterial Monitoring and Cyanotoxin Analysis” to the wider CYANO-community.
Place your orders using the code VBN49 or contact Wiley’s customer service and use this code.
The offer is valid till 30 April 2017.
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Please visit the journal website for more information and to submit your papers.
From the Microorganisms website:
The occurrence of toxic phytoplankton in freshwater and marine environments is a worldwide phenomenon that causes a number of hygienic and ecological problems. Two major phytoplankton groups of concern are toxic cyanobacteria and toxic dinoflagellates, which are the topic of this Special Issue.
The Special Issue wants to emphasize interdisciplinary contributions that combine chemical, biological, and toxicological knowledge, and bring professionals from various disciplines together. While all publishable papers must fulfill strict scientific criteria the editors encourage open-minded and innovative discussion. Some relevant topics are the following: Classical and modern taxonomical work on toxic cyanobacteria and toxic dinoflagellates, research on the genetic basis of toxicity and toxin synthesis pathways, elucidation of factors influencing toxin composition and production, toxinology, work on toxic effects on individual organisms and ecosystems, descriptions of biological and ecological functions of the toxins, work on invasive toxic species, and research on methods to combat and manage toxic phytoplankton.
Eligible research on toxic cyanobacteria is not limited to the aquatic environment but papers describing terrestrial toxic cyanobacteria are also welcome. The focus of the Special Issue is not on purely analytical papers dealing with techniques of toxin detection. However, analytical work with a clear coupling to biological phenomena is eligible.
Both original and review papers can be considered but potential review paper authors are encouraged to contact the Guest Editors in advance.
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The Handbook of Cyanobacterial Monitoring and Cyanotoxin Analysis, a major publication by CYANOCOST is published and available from Wiley and Amazon.com. A must have for laboratories, researchers and water authorities working on cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins.
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