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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Journal metrics

Journal metrics

  • IF value: 2.864 IF 2.864
  • IF 5-year value: 3.337 IF 5-year
    3.337
  • CiteScore value: 4.5 CiteScore
    4.5
  • SNIP value: 1.259 SNIP 1.259
  • IPP value: 3.07 IPP 3.07
  • SJR value: 1.326 SJR 1.326
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 52 Scimago H
    index 52
  • h5-index value: 30 h5-index 30
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Executive editors: John M. Huthnance, Mario Hoppema, Trevor McDougall & Anne Marie Tréguier

Ocean Science (OS) is a not-for-profit international open-access scientific journal dedicated to the publication and discussion of research articles, short communications, and review papers on all aspects of ocean science: experimental, theoretical, and laboratory. The primary objective is to publish a very high-quality scientific journal with free Internet-based access for researchers and other interested people throughout the world.

Highlight articles
20 Jan 2020
Why did deep convection persist over four consecutive winters (2015–2018) southeast of Cape Farewell?
Patricia Zunino, Herlé Mercier, and Virginie Thierry
Ocean Sci., 16, 99–113, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-99-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-99-2020, 2020
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13 Dec 2019
Generation of Rossby waves off the Cape Verde Peninsula: the role of the coastline
Jérôme Sirven, Juliette Mignot, and Michel Crépon
Ocean Sci., 15, 1667–1690, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1667-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1667-2019, 2019
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28 Aug 2019
CO2 effects on diatoms: a synthesis of more than a decade of ocean acidification experiments with natural communities
Lennart Thomas Bach and Jan Taucher
Ocean Sci., 15, 1159–1175, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1159-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1159-2019, 2019
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13 Aug 2019
High-resolution underwater laser spectrometer sensing provides new insights into methane distribution at an Arctic seepage site
Pär Jansson, Jack Triest, Roberto Grilli, Bénédicte Ferré, Anna Silyakova, Jürgen Mienert, and Jérôme Chappellaz
Ocean Sci., 15, 1055–1069, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1055-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1055-2019, 2019
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28 May 2019
Impacts of Three Gorges Dam's operation on spatial–temporal patterns of tide–river dynamics in the Yangtze River estuary, China
Huayang Cai, Xianyi Zhang, Min Zhang, Leicheng Guo, Feng Liu, and Qingshu Yang
Ocean Sci., 15, 583–599, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-583-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-583-2019, 2019
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Recent papers
12 Aug 2020
Glider-Based Observations of CO2 in the Labrador Sea
Nicolai von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Brad de Young, Dariia Atamanchuk, and Douglas Wallace
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-52,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-52, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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12 Aug 2020
Impact of the current feedback on kinetic energy over the North-East Atlantic from a coupled ocean/atmospheric boundary layer model
Théo Brivoal, Guillaume Samson, Hervé Giordani, Romain Bourdallé-Badie, Florian Lemarié, and Gurvan Madec
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-78,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-78, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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07 Aug 2020
Correlation between subsurface salinity anomalies in the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean Dipole and governing mechanisms
Zheen Zhang, Thomas Pohlmann, and Xueen Chen
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-75,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-75, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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06 Aug 2020
Wind variability in the Canary Current during the last 70 years
Nerea Marrero-Betancort, Javier Marcello, Dionisio Rodríguez Esparragón, and Santiago Hernández-León
Ocean Sci., 16, 951–963, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-951-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-951-2020, 2020
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03 Aug 2020
Modelling mussel (Mytilus spp.) microplastic accumulation
Natalia Stamataki, Yannis Hatzonikolakis, Kostas Tsiaras, Catherine Tsangaris, George Petihakis, Sarantis Sofianos, and George Triantafyllou
Ocean Sci., 16, 927–949, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-927-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-927-2020, 2020
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News
30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications have signed an agreement on the central billing of article processing charges (APCs) to facilitate the publication procedure for authors.

23 Apr 2020 Farewell to Eric Delhez

The Executive Editors of Ocean Science would like to thank Eric Delhez who stepped back as a Topic Editor and Executive Editor.

23 Apr 2020 Farewell to Eric Delhez

The Executive Editors of Ocean Science would like to thank Eric Delhez who stepped back as a Topic Editor and Executive Editor.

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