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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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IF value: 2.864
IF2.864
IF 5-year value: 3.337
IF 5-year
3.337
CiteScore value: 4.5
CiteScore
4.5
SNIP value: 1.259
SNIP1.259
IPP value: 3.07
IPP3.07
SJR value: 1.326
SJR1.326
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 52
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h5-index value: 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
04 Jan 2021
Glider-based observations of CO2 in the Labrador Sea
Nicolai von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Brad de Young, Dariia Atamanchuk, and Douglas Wallace
Ocean Sci., 17, 1–16, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1-2021, 2021
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30 Oct 2020
Beaching patterns of plastic debris along the Indian Ocean rim
Mirjam van der Mheen, Erik van Sebille, and Charitha Pattiaratchi
Ocean Sci., 16, 1317–1336, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1317-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1317-2020, 2020
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20 Oct 2020
Connecting flow–topography interactions, vorticity balance, baroclinic instability and transport in the Southern Ocean: the case of an idealized storm track
Julien Jouanno and Xavier Capet
Ocean Sci., 16, 1207–1223, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1207-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1207-2020, 2020
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18 Sep 2020
The Ekman spiral for piecewise-uniform viscosity
David G. Dritschel, Nathan Paldor, and Adrian Constantin
Ocean Sci., 16, 1089–1093, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1089-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1089-2020, 2020
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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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Recent papers
19 Jan 2021
A clustering-based approach to ocean model–data comparison around Antarctica
Qiang Sun, Christopher M. Little, Alice M. Barthel, and Laurie Padman
Ocean Sci., 17, 131–145, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-131-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-131-2021, 2021
18 Jan 2021
Circulation timescales of Atlantic Water in the Arctic Ocean determined from anthropogenic radionuclides
Anne-Marie Wefing, Núria Casacuberta, Marcus Christl, Nicolas Gruber, and John N. Smith
Ocean Sci., 17, 111–129, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-111-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-111-2021, 2021
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14 Jan 2021
Data assimilation of sea surface temperature and salinity using basin-scale reconstruction from empirical orthogonal functions: a feasibility study in the northeastern Baltic Sea
Mihhail Zujev, Jüri Elken, and Priidik Lagemaa
Ocean Sci., 17, 91–109, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-91-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-91-2021, 2021
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13 Jan 2021
Antarctic Bottom Water and North Atlantic Deep Water in CMIP6 models
Céline Heuzé
Ocean Sci., 17, 59–90, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-59-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-59-2021, 2021
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12 Jan 2021
The zone of influence: matching sea level variability from coastal altimetry and tide gauges for vertical land motion estimation
Julius Oelsmann, Marcello Passaro, Denise Dettmering, Christian Schwatke, Laura Sánchez, and Florian Seitz
Ocean Sci., 17, 35–57, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-35-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-35-2021, 2021
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News
29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

29 Oct 2020 Institutional agreement with ETH Zurich now for corresponding authors

As of 1 November 2020 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the ETH Zurich and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

14 Oct 2020 Volunteer to be an EGUsphere preprint moderator!

EGU is seeking scientists who want to gain experience in the realm of scientific publishing to pre-screen manuscripts submitted to the Union's new online platform.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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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.

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