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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, Trevor McDougall & Anne Marie Tréguier
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
23 May 2019
Characterization of Ocean Mixing and Dynamics during the 2017 Maud Rise Polynya Event
Jhon F. Mojica, Daiane Faller, Diana Francis, Clare Eayrs, and David Holland
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-41,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-41, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 May 2019
Data assimilation of Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity (SMOS) observations into the Mercator Ocean operational system: focus on the El Niño 2015 event
Benoît Tranchant, Elisabeth Remy, Eric Greiner, and Olivier Legalloudec
Ocean Sci., 15, 543-563, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-543-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-543-2019, 2019
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20 May 2019
Predictability of Non-Phase-Locked Baroclinic Tides in the Caribbean Sea
Edward D. Zaron
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-53,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-53, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 May 2019
Implications of different nitrogen input sources for potential production and carbon flux estimates in the coastal Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and Korean coastal waters
Jongsun Kim, Piers Chapman, Gilbert Rowe, and Steven F. DiMarco
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-46,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-46, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
17 May 2019
A methodology for estimating the response of the coastal ocean to meteorological forcing: A case study in the Bohai Bay
Daosheng Wang, Haidong Pan, Lin Mu, Xianqing Lv, Bing Yan, and Hua Yang
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-32,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-32, 2019
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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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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