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

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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52
h5-index value: 30
h5-index30
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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
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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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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Recent papers
28 Sep 2020
Study on the Tidal Dynamics of the Korea Strait Using the Extended Taylor Method
Di Wu, Guohong Fang, Zexun Wei, and Xinmei Cui
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-86,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-86, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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23 Sep 2020
Impact of a medicane on the oceanic surface layer from a coupled, kilometre-scale simulation
Marie-Noëlle Bouin and Cindy Lebeaupin Brossier
Ocean Sci., 16, 1125–1142, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1125-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1125-2020, 2020
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22 Sep 2020
Predicting tidal heights for extreme environments: from 25 h observations to accurate predictions at Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station, Ross Sea, Antarctica
Do-Seong Byun and Deirdre E. Hart
Ocean Sci., 16, 1111–1124, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1111-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1111-2020, 2020
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22 Sep 2020
Response of near-inertial energy to a supercritical tropical cyclone and jet in the South China Sea: modelling study
Hiu Suet Kung and Jianping Gan
Ocean Sci., 16, 1095–1110, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1095-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1095-2020, 2020
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21 Sep 2020
Estimating the Absolute Salinity of China Offshore Seawater Using Nutrients and Inorganic Carbon Data
Fengying Ji, Xuejun Xiong, and Rich Pawlowicz
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-84,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-84, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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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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