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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
17 Apr 2019
High-resolution under-water laser spectrometer sensing provides new insights to methane distribution at an Arctic seepage site
Pär Jansson, Jack Triest, Roberto Grilli, Bénédicte Ferré, Anna Silyakova, Jürgen Mienert, and Jérôme Chappellaz
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-28,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-28, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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16 Apr 2019
The global distribution of the M1 ocean tide
Philip L. Woodworth
Ocean Sci., 15, 431-442, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-431-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-431-2019, 2019
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16 Apr 2019
Variability of distributions of wave set-up heights along a shoreline with complicated geometry
Tarmo Soomere and Katri Pindsoo
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-25,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-25, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 Apr 2019
Multicore structures and the splitting and merging of eddies in global oceans from satellite altimeter data
Wei Cui, Wei Wang, Jie Zhang, and Jungang Yang
Ocean Sci., 15, 413-430, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-413-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-413-2019, 2019
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12 Apr 2019
A simple predictive model for the eddy propagation trajectory in the northern South China Sea
Jiaxun Li, Guihua Wang, Huijie Xue, and Huizan Wang
Ocean Sci., 15, 401-412, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-401-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-401-2019, 2019
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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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