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Publishing a Special Feature with Elementa provides a unique opportunity for a team of authors to present research that addresses a specific theme or that derives from a joint project. Whether your research falls into a single discipline, or multiple knowledge domains, Elementa’s rigorous promotion of Special Features will reach a wide variety of fellow researchers, policy-makers, and the interested public worldwide.

Photo credit: Anna Wåhlin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Understanding the Trajectory and Implication of a Changing Southern Ocean: The Need for an Integrated Observing System
Image credits from top-left to bottom-right: Sediment plume – UH DeepCCZ project (2018); Star like sponge – UH DeepCCZ project (2018); Rattail fish swimming over a bed of nodules – UH/JAMSTEC in association with The Metals Company (2022); Yellow gummy-squirrel sea cucumber - Ifremer, Nodinaut (2004)

Deep-Sea Mining of Polymetallic Nodules: Environmental Baselines and Mining Impacts from the Surface to the Seafloor
The Power of Surprise in Analyzing Environmental Policy: Case Studies of Innovative Responses to Environmental Challenges Boundary Shift: The Air-Sea Interface in a Changing Climate
Genome Editing and the Future of Food in Africa Social Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Transitions in China
Ways of Knowing and Being for Agroecology Transitions Land and Sustainable Food Transformations
Polarstern in ice. Credit: Markus Rex

The Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC)
Photo credit: Maria Juncos

Principles-based Approaches in Agroecology
Painting by boyD. Reused with permission.

Agrobiodiversity Nourishes Us/La Agrobiodiversidad Nos Nutre: Action Research for Agroecological Transformations
Impression from the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC). Photo credit: Jeff Bowman.

Insights into Biogeochemical Exchange Processes at Sea Ice Interfaces (BEPSII-2)
Envisioning Sustainable Transitions Impacts of Natural Versus Anthropogenic Oil Inputs on the Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem
The Extinction of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: Is it Possible? Quantification of Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions: The Indianapolis Flux Experiment
Deltas in the Anthropocene The Sea Surface Microlayer
Advances in Ocean Acidification Research Oceans and Human Health in a Changing Environment
Monitoring, Measuring and Modeling Atmospheric Mercury and Air-Surface Exchange – Are We Making Progress? Climate Change Impacts: Fish, Fisheries and Fisheries Management
Marginal Ice Zone Processes in the Summertime Arctic Avoiding Collapse
Mercury Isotopes: Probing Global and Regional Cycling and Transformation of Mercury in the Biosphere Urban Geochemistry
Biogeochemical Exchange Processes at Sea-Ice Interfaces (BEPSII)< Urban Aquatic Ecosystems
ASPIRE: The Amundsen Sea Polynya International Research Expedition Reactive Gases in the Global Atmosphere
Imagination and imaginative capacity for transformations to sustainability: Future thinking for a world of uncertainty and surprise The Hudson Bay System Study (BaySys)
Regional manifestations of the Anthropocene: The case of Chile Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report (TOAR)
Green Edge Special Feature: Investigating Marine Transport Processes in the 21st Century
KORUS-AQ Cuba’s Agrifood System in Transition
Photo credit: Katie Epstein

Commoning in Rural North America: Conflict, conservation, and collaboration in more-than-human landscapes
Illustration by Kelsey King; reused with permission from Ensia

Gene Editing the Food System
Image credit: Forbidden City shrouded in a severe sandstorm, one of important Anthropocene issues in the Pan-Pacific realm and world. (courtesy of the photographer, Mr. Lin Zhang of The Palace Museum, photographed on March 15, 2021, used with permission)

Pan-Pacific Anthropocene
Photo Credit: Mike Latz, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Red Tide: Multidisciplinary Studies of an Exceptional Algal Bloom in Southern California
Digital print created by Alida Siegel

Accomplishments from the EXport Processes in the Ocean from RemoTe Sensing (EXPORTS) Field Campaign to the Northeast Pacific Ocean
Image credit: Children singing to the first day of sun. Kullorsuaq, Greenland. Photo by: Birgitta Kammann Danielsen

Sustainable and Thriving Arctic Communities: Insights from the Fulbright Arctic Initiative
Drawing by Camille E. Defrenne

The World of Underground Ecology in a Changing Environment
Gulf of Maine 2050: Visioning Regional Resilience and Sustainability
Louis on board the Amundsen. Courtesy of Keith Lévesque.

Four Decades of Arctic Climate Change: A Tribute to Louis Fortier
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