Special Issue for 18th PAMS

Dear all,

We appreciate you for waiting the announcement of special issue for 18th PAMS meeting.

The LOC received a formal acceptance message regarding our special issue from the editorial office of Continental Shelf Research (CSR).

We chose the option of “virtual special issue (VSI)” actually. The accepted paper will appear immediatelly in the regular volume when they are ready (so there may be a number of papers published in different volumes). Later, all the papers will then be presented online in a virtual issue.

The period of your paper submission will be from this month until DecemberNovember of this year (2015).

The CSR web site is now open to accept your submission. After login as “Author” to their web site


you need to “Choose Article Type” “VSI PAMS“.

Note that this VSI will close the new paper submission at the end of DecemberNovember. All the other processes are the same as normal submission to CSR. Anyone who missed our last survey of potential submissions are also welcomed to submit their papers.

It should also be noted that the acceptance deadline to be DecemberNovember 2016. Any papers failed to meet the deadline may be excluded from this VSI.


The guest editors will be

  • Dr. Dake Chen Second Institute of Oceanography
  • Prof. Sen Jan National Taiwan Univ.
  • Prof. Yang-Ki Cho Seoul National Univ.
  • Dr. Dongliang Yuan Chinese Academy of Science
  • Prof. Chin-Chang Hung National Sun Yat-sen Univ.
  • Prof. Jing Zhang Toyama Univ.
  • Prof. Takeshi Matsuno Kyushu Univ.
  • Prof. Naoki Hirose Kyushu Univ.


***Important dates*** (extended on 2015/11/25)
The submission deadline: 31 December 30 November 2015
The acceptance deadline: 31 December 30 November 2016
The expected publication date: 31 March 2017

We are looking forward to accepting many exciting papers!

Naoki Hirose
Takeshi Matsuno