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Environmental, geoscience, & ecology scientists join Scientific Data’s Editorial Board

Back in July we announced the names of our first Editorial Board Members, and during the last month we have expanded our representation to include the fields of climate science, oceanography, ecology, and geoscience. Today we are delighted to announce the names of the first scientists from these fields to join our board.


Bryan Lawrence, UoR, NCAS, STFC, UK

Gavin Simpson, University of Regina, Canada

Patricia Soranno, Michigan State University, USA

Philip Jones, University of East Anglia, UK

Stephen Roberts, University of Washington, USA

Philip Boyd, University of Tasmania in Hobart, Australia

Meric Srokosz, National Oceanography Centre, UK

Robert Cook, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Click here to see the current members of our Advisory Panel and our growing Editorial Board.

Our Editorial Board members will play a crucial role in Scientific Data’s editorial process.  Board members will help determine which works are sent out for peer-review, select appropriate peer referees, and will recommend a decision for each submission, based on the referees’ reports and our editorial guidelines. You can find out more about our criteria for publication by visiting our editorial and publishing policies page.


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