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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
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Highlight articles
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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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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Recent papers
22 Feb 2021
Can seafloor voltage cables be used to study large-scale circulation? An investigation in the Pacific Ocean
Jakub Velímský, Neesha R. Schnepf, Manoj C. Nair, and Natalie P. Thomas
Ocean Sci., 17, 383–392, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-383-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-383-2021, 2021
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19 Feb 2021
Structure and drivers of ocean mixing north of Svalbard in summer and fall 2018
Zoe Koenig, Eivind H. Kolås, and Ilker Fer
Ocean Sci., 17, 365–381, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-365-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-365-2021, 2021
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18 Feb 2021
Multidecadal polynya formation in a conceptual (box) model
Daan Boot, René M. van Westen, and Henk A. Dijkstra
Ocean Sci., 17, 335–350, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-335-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-335-2021, 2021
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18 Feb 2021
On the role of domain aspect ratio in the westward intensification of wind-driven surface ocean circulation
Kaushal Gianchandani, Hezi Gildor, and Nathan Paldor
Ocean Sci., 17, 351–363, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-351-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-351-2021, 2021
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18 Feb 2021
Estimating the Absolute Salinity of China Sea Using Nutrients and Inorganic Carbon Data
Fengying Ji, Rich Pawlowicz, and Xuejun Xiong
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-15,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-15, 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.