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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 2.289 IF 2.289
  • IF 5-year value: 2.756 IF 5-year 2.756
  • CiteScore value: 2.76 CiteScore 2.76
  • SNIP value: 1.050 SNIP 1.050
  • SJR value: 1.554 SJR 1.554
  • IPP value: 2.65 IPP 2.65
  • h5-index value: 30 h5-index 30
  • Scimago H index value: 41 Scimago H index 41
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
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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29 Aug 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. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-99,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-99, 2018
Revised manuscript accepted for OS (discussion: closed, 8 comments)
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27 Aug 2018
Overflow of cold water across the Iceland–Faroe Ridge through the Western Valley
Bogi Hansen, Karin Margretha Húsgarð Larsen, Steffen Malskær Olsen, Detlef Quadfasel, Kerstin Jochumsen, and Svein Østerhus
Ocean Sci., 14, 871-885, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-871-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-871-2018, 2018
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08 Aug 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. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-82,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-82, 2018
Revised manuscript accepted for OS (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
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Recent articles
16 Nov 2018
Contribution of future wide-swath altimetry missions to ocean analysis and forecasting
Antonio Bonaduce, Mounir Benkiran, Elisabeth Remy, Pierre Yves Le Traon, and Gilles Garric
Ocean Sci., 14, 1405-1421, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1405-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1405-2018, 2018
16 Nov 2018
Synoptic scale variability of surface winds and expected changes in the ocean–atmosphere dynamics of the eastern Austral Pacific Ocean
Iván Pérez-Santos, Romanet Seguel, and Wolfgang Schneider
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-119,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-119, 2018
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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12 Nov 2018
Fish oil in a wave tank: a look at the air-water response
Alvise Benetazzo, Luigi Cavaleri, Hongyu Ma, Shumin Jiang, Filippo Bergamasco, Wenzheng Jiang, Sheng Chen, and Fangli Qiao
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-111,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-111, 2018
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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12 Nov 2018
Investigating the relationship between volume transport and sea surface height in a numerical ocean model
Estee Vermeulen, Björn Backeberg, Juliet Hermes, and Shane Elipot
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-117,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-117, 2018
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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09 Nov 2018
Long-Term Evolution of the Caspian Sea Thermohaline Properties Reconstructed in an Eddy-Resolving OGCM
Gleb S. Dyakonov and Rashit A. Ibrayev
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-128,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-128, 2018
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
News
05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

05 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signed Enabling FAIR Data Commitment Statement in the Earth, Space,
and Environmental Sciences and updated data policy and author guidelines

Data underpinning any research finding should be findable, accessible, interoperable, and reusable (FAIR) - not only for humans, but also for machines. Therefore, Copernicus Publications requests that such data are available upon publication of an article.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

27 Jun 2018 New Journal Impact Factors released

The latest Journal Citation Reports® have been published by Clarivate Analytics.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

03 May 2018 Extended agreement with the Leibniz Association

As of 1 May 2018 the centralized payment of article processing charges (APCs) with the Leibniz Association has been extended to 53 Leibniz Institutions participating in the Leibniz Association's Open Access Publishing Fund.

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