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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 2.539 IF 2.539
  • IF 5-year value: 3.129 IF 5-year
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  • CiteScore value: 2.78 CiteScore
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  • SNIP value: 1.217 SNIP 1.217
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  • SJR value: 1.370 SJR 1.370
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Executive editors: William Jenkins, Eric J.M. Delhez, John M. Huthnance, 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.

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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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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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Recent papers
22 Nov 2019
The life cycle of submesoscale eddies generated by topographic interactions
Mathieu Morvan, Pierre L'Hégaret, Xavier Carton, Jonathan Gula, Clément Vic, Charly de Marez, Mikhail Sokolovskiy, and Konstantin Koshel
Ocean Sci., 15, 1531–1543, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1531-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1531-2019, 2019
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19 Nov 2019
Sea level variability in the Swedish Exclusive Economic Zone and adjacent seawaters: influence on a point absorbing wave energy converter
Valeria Castellucci and Erland Strömstedt
Ocean Sci., 15, 1517–1529, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1517-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1517-2019, 2019
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15 Nov 2019
Modelling the marine ecosystem of Iberia–Biscay–Ireland (IBI) European waters for CMEMS operational applications
Elodie Gutknecht, Guillaume Reffray, Alexandre Mignot, Tomasz Dabrowski, and Marcos G. Sotillo
Ocean Sci., 15, 1489–1516, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1489-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1489-2019, 2019
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13 Nov 2019
The wave spectrum in archipelagos
Jan-Victor Björkqvist, Heidi Pettersson, and Kimmo K. Kahma
Ocean Sci., 15, 1469–1487, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1469-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1469-2019, 2019
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11 Nov 2019
Changes in the composition of marine and sea-ice diatoms derived from sedimentary ancient DNA of the eastern Fram Strait over the past 30,000 years
Heike H. Zimmermann, Kathleen R. Stoof-Leichsenring, Stefan Kruse, Juliane Müller, Rüdiger Stein, Ralf Tiedemann, and Ullrike Herzschuh
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-113,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-113, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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News
02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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24 Jun 2019 Update of journal metrics

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29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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29 May 2019 Publish your video abstract

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