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Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science

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Duration first review round 4.3 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 4.3 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection 52 days compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 4.0 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 18.7 weeks. Overall rating: 4 (very good). Outcome: Rejected.

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The reasons for rejection were a combination of misgivings about how our analysis had been carried out and a topic that was too restricted in its geographic relevance to be of wide interest. There were a few comments that we feel betray some unfamiliarity with the type of analysis we carried out but other than this the feedback was comprehensive and will be useful when we resubmit to another journal. On this basis while the process took a long time, we feel the editorial staff took care in sourcing reviewers that will ultimately improve our article.

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