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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.

IF value: 2.864
IF2.864
IF 5-year value: 3.337
IF 5-year3.337
CiteScore value: 4.5
CiteScore4.5
h5-index value: 30
h5-index30
Highlight articles
09 Apr 2021
Medusa–Aqua system: simultaneous measurement and evaluation of novel potential halogenated transient tracers HCFCs, HFCs, and PFCs in the ocean
Pingyang Li and Toste Tanhua
Ocean Sci., 17, 509–525, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-509-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-509-2021, 2021
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17 Feb 2021
Response of tidal flow regime and sediment transport in North Malé Atoll, Maldives, to coastal modification and sea level rise
Shuaib Rasheed, Simon C. Warder, Yves Plancherel, and Matthew D. Piggott
Ocean Sci., 17, 319–334, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-319-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-319-2021, 2021
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02 Feb 2021
The transient sensitivity of sea level rise
Aslak Grinsted and Jens Hesselbjerg Christensen
Ocean Sci., 17, 181–186, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-181-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-181-2021, 2021
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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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Recent papers
15 Apr 2021
Characteristics and robustness of Agulhas leakage estimates: an inter-comparison study of Lagrangian methods
Christina Schmidt, Franziska U. Schwarzkopf, Siren Rühs, and Arne Biastoch
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-33,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-33, 2021
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Apr 2021
Spatiotemporal structure of Baltic free sea level oscillations in barotropic and baroclinic conditions from hydrodynamic modelling
Eugeny A. Zakharchuk, Natalia Tikhonova, Elena Zakharova, and Alexei V. Kouraev
Ocean Sci., 17, 543–559, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-543-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-543-2021, 2021
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12 Apr 2021
Contribution of buoyancy fluxes to tropical Pacific sea level variability
Patrick Wagner, Markus Scheinert, and Claus W. Böning
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-31,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-31, 2021
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 1 comment)
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09 Apr 2021
Medusa–Aqua system: simultaneous measurement and evaluation of novel potential halogenated transient tracers HCFCs, HFCs, and PFCs in the ocean
Pingyang Li and Toste Tanhua
Ocean Sci., 17, 509–525, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-509-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-509-2021, 2021
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09 Apr 2021
Sensitive dependence of trajectories on tracer seeding positions – coherent structures in German Bight backward drift simulations
Ulrich Callies
Ocean Sci., 17, 527–541, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-527-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-527-2021, 2021
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News
02 Feb 2021 First OS Letter: The transient sensitivity of sea level rise

Ocean Science (OS) is pleased to announce the publication of its first "Letters" paper. OS Letters are short research articles, highlighted by the EGU as reporting particularly important results and major advances in a concise and engaging style. Read more.

02 Feb 2021 First OS Letter: The transient sensitivity of sea level rise

Ocean Science (OS) is pleased to announce the publication of its first "Letters" paper. OS Letters are short research articles, highlighted by the EGU as reporting particularly important results and major advances in a concise and engaging style. Read more.

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.