Northwest Science

The pages of Northwest Science are open to original and fundamental research in the basic, applied, and social sciences. All submissions are refereed by at least two qualified peer reviewers. Papers are welcome from authors outside of the Pacific Northwest if the topic is suitable to our regional audience.


Past Issue Archive (volumes 1-80):

Electronic conversion of Northwest Science was initiated in January 2007. Please go to our Journal Reprint page to access past issues.


Recent and Current Issues (volumes 81-present):

Northwest Science is also available via, free to all NWSA members: Northwest Science on . Non-members can view Table of Contents and individual abstracts.



Prospective authors:
Instructions for authors are available in Northwest Science or by downloading the author instruction guide. Papers not formatted for Northwest Science will be promptly returned to authors.


Electronic submissions of manuscripts are only accepted using our online manuscript submission and tracking software. First-time authors will have to register and then follow instructions about uploading manuscript files. Using this web site, authors can check the status of their manuscript and communicate with editorial staff.


There are page charges to publish papers in Northwest Science. Current rates are $65 and $80 per journal page for members and non-members, respectively.

Editor of Northwest Science:
Jeremy Littell
DOI Alaska Climate Science Center

Phone:  907.786.6776 
Email: jlittell “at“

Editorial Board

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