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Citation Styles: CSE

A guide to citation style resources for writing assignments.

CSE (Council of Science Editors)



Ram AR, Terry JP. 2016. Stream turbidity responses to storm events in a pristine rainforest watershed on the coral coast of southern fiji. International Journal of Sediment Research. 31(4):279-290.


Sale P. 2002. Coral reef fishes: dynamics and diversity in a complex ecosystem. San Diego (CA): Academic Press.

What is CSE?

CSE is the style used by the Council of Science Editors, and versions and adaptations of it are used by many science journals.  There is a lot to this style manual, but for this class you only need to remember the "Name-Year" method of citation.

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