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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors: William Jenkins, Eric J.M. Delhez & John M. Huthnance
Ocean Science (OS) is an 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
11 Jan 2019
Atmospheric histories, growth rates and solubilities in seawater and other natural waters of the potential transient tracers HCFC-22, HCFC-141b, HCFC-142b, HFC-134a, HFC-125, HFC-23, PFC-14 and PFC-116
Pingyang Li, Jens Mühle, Stephen A. Montzka, David E. Oram, Benjamin R. Miller, Ray F. Weiss, Paul J. Fraser, and Toste Tanhua
Ocean Sci., 15, 33-60, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-33-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-33-2019, 2019
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29 Nov 2018
What can seabirds tell us about the tide?
Matthew Cooper, Charles Bishop, Matthew Lewis, David Bowers, Mark Bolton, Ellie Owen, and Stephen Dodd
Ocean Sci., 14, 1483-1490, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1483-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1483-2018, 2018
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19 Nov 2018
From sea ice to seals: a moored marine ecosystem observatory in the Arctic
Claudine Hauri, Seth Danielson, Andrew M. P. McDonnell, Russell R. Hopcroft, Peter Winsor, Peter Shipton, Catherine Lalande, Kathleen M. Stafford, John K. Horne, Lee W. Cooper, Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, Andrew Mahoney, Klara Maisch, Molly McCammon, Hank Statscewich, Andy Sybrandy, and Thomas Weingartner
Ocean Sci., 14, 1423-1433, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1423-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1423-2018, 2018
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27 Sep 2018
World Ocean Circulation Experiment – Argo Global Hydrographic Climatology
Viktor Gouretski
Ocean Sci., 14, 1127-1146, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1127-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1127-2018, 2018
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04 Sep 2018
Technical note: Two types of absolute dynamic ocean topography
Peter C. Chu
Ocean Sci., 14, 947-957, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-947-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-947-2018, 2018
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Recent papers
18 Feb 2019
Segmented flow coil equilibrator coupled to a Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometer for measurements of a broad range of Volatile Organic Compounds in seawater
Charel Wohl, David Capelle, Anna Jones, William T. Sturges, Phillip D. Nightingale, Brent G. T. Else, and Mingxi Yang
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-5,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-5, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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18 Feb 2019
Present-climate trends and variability in thermohaline properties of the northern Adriatic shelf
Ivica Vilibić, Petra Zemunik, Jadranka Šepic, Natalija Dunić, Oussama Marzouk, Hrvoje Mihanović, Clea Denamiel, Robert Precali, and Tamara Djakovac
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-10,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-10, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
15 Feb 2019
The impact of sea-level rise on tidal characteristics around Australia
Alexander Harker, J. A. Mattias Green, Michael Schindelegger, and Sophie-Berenice Wilmes
Ocean Sci., 15, 147-159, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-147-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-147-2019, 2019
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15 Feb 2019
Factors controlling pCO2 variability in the eastern Gulf of Cádiz (SW Iberian Península)
Dolores Jiménez-López, Ana Sierra, Teodora Ortega, Soledad Garrido, Nerea Hernández-Puyuelo, Ricardo Sánchez-Leal, and Jesús Forja
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-6,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-6, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Feb 2019
Impact of wave physics on ocean–wave coupling in CMEMS-IBI Part B: Validation study
Romain Rainaud, Lotfi Aouf, Alice Dalphinet, Marcos Garcia Sotillo, Enrique Alvarez-Fanjul, Guillaume Reffray, Bruno Levier, Stéphane Law-Chune, Pablo Lorente, and Cristina Toledano
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-167,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-167, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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News
16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State 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.

16 Jan 2019 Institutional Agreement between Iowa State University Library and Copernicus Publications

Iowa State 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 Nov 2018 What seabirds can tell us about the tide

A new study led by Matt Cooper, a Master of Oceanography graduate from Bangor University in Wales, shows the potential of using seabirds to measure ocean currents. The results are published today in Ocean Science.

29 Nov 2018 What seabirds can tell us about the tide

A new study led by Matt Cooper, a Master of Oceanography graduate from Bangor University in Wales, shows the potential of using seabirds to measure ocean currents. The results are published today in Ocean Science.

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