Call for Papers - JISCAR Special Issue on “Climate Change and Coastal Agriculture”


The Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research (JISCAR)invites submission of articles from researchers across the world for the special issue [Vol. 38(2) to be published in July 2020]which will focus on the theme, “Climate Change and Coastal Agriculture”. This special issue will consist of both invited and voluntarily submitted articles cutting across the disciplines of core agriculture, hydrology & water management, fishery and aquaculture, forestry, ecology and environment, animal husbandry and livelihood security.

Some of the related topics include but are not limited to:

·         Climate change and coastal ecosystem vulnerability including impacts on biodiversity

·         Climate resilient agriculture, animal husbandry, fishery and food security systems

·         Coastal wetlands - Mangroves and saltmarshes

·         Coastal (sweet and brackish water) aquaculture development and the environment

·         Seawater intrusion and salinity development in soil and underground aquifer under changing climate

·         Climate change impacts on crop production, and river and groundwater hydrology

·         Climate change and disaster occurrences

·         Social and economic consequences of climate change


How to prepare the manuscript:

Please prepare the manuscripts as per the journal guidelines ( and submit online using the web link: A cover letter that the manuscript should be considered for the Climate Change and Coastal Agriculture special issue should be included with the manuscript. After submission of the article, please forward the confirmation e-mail to Dr. Srinivasulu Ale (, and copy Dr. Sushil Himanshu ( and Dr. Jitendra Sundaray ( on that email. All published articles will be freely available online for readership.


Submission deadline: 15th December 2019


Guest Editor Chair

Dr.Srinivasulu Ale, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Geospatial Hydrology)

Texas A&M AgriLife Research

(Texas A&M University System)

P.O. Box 1658 | Vernon, TX 76385

Chair, Texas Section ASABE

Chair, Natural Resources & Environmental Systems Community, ASABE

Associate Editor, NRES Division, ASABE Journals


Associate Guest Editors

Dr.Sushil Kumar Himanshu, Ph.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate

Texas A&M AgriLife Research

(Texas A&M University System)

P.O. Box 1658 | Vernon, TX, USA 76385



Dr.Jitendra Kumar Sundaray, Ph.D.

ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture,

Kausalyaganga, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India, PIN 751002

Phone: +919437166872,