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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: 3.416
IF3.416
IF 5-year value: 3.202
IF 5-year3.202
CiteScore value: 4.5
CiteScore4.5
h5-index value: 28
h5-index28
Highlight articles
01 Jul 2021
Tropical deoxygenation sites revisited to investigate oxygen and nutrient trends
Lothar Stramma and Sunke Schmidtko
Ocean Sci., 17, 833–847, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-833-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-833-2021, 2021
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05 May 2021
FES2014 global ocean tide atlas: design and performance
Florent H. Lyard, Damien J. Allain, Mathilde Cancet, Loren Carrère, and Nicolas Picot
Ocean Sci., 17, 615–649, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-615-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-615-2021, 2021
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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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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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Recent papers
26 Jul 2021
A clustering approach to determine biophysical provinces and physical drivers of productivity dynamics in a complex coastal sea
Tereza Jarníková, Elise M. Olson, Susan E. Allen, Debby Ianson, and Karyn D. Suchy
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-66,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-66, 2021
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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26 Jul 2021
Impact of ADCP motion on structure function estimates of turbulent kinetic energy dissipation rate
Brian Daniel Scannell, Yueng-Djern Lenn, and Tom P. Rippeth
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-71,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-71, 2021
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23 Jul 2021
Seasonal variation of the sound-scattering zooplankton vertical distribution in the oxygen-deficient waters of the NE Black Sea
Alexander G. Ostrovskii, Elena G. Arashkevich, Vladimir A. Solovyev, and Dmitry A. Shvoev
Ocean Sci., 17, 953–974, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-953-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-953-2021, 2021
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23 Jul 2021
Impact of dense-water flow over a sloping bottom on open-sea circulation: laboratory experiments and an Ionian Sea (Mediterranean) example
Miroslav Gačić, Laura Ursella, Vedrana Kovačević, Milena Menna, Vlado Malačič, Manuel Bensi, Maria-Eletta Negretti, Vanessa Cardin, Mirko Orlić, Joël Sommeria, Ricardo Viana Barreto, Samuel Viboud, Thomas Valran, Boris Petelin, Giuseppe Siena, and Angelo Rubino
Ocean Sci., 17, 975–996, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-975-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-975-2021, 2021
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15 Jul 2021
Surface atmospheric forcing as the driver of long-term pathways and timescales of ocean ventilation
Alice Marzocchi, A. J. George Nurser, Louis Clément, and Elaine L. McDonagh
Ocean Sci., 17, 935–952, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-935-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-935-2021, 2021
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News
30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

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.