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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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IF value: 2.864
IF2.864
IF 5-year value: 3.337
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3.337
CiteScore value: 4.5
CiteScore
4.5
SNIP value: 1.259
SNIP1.259
IPP value: 3.07
IPP3.07
SJR value: 1.326
SJR1.326
Scimago H <br class='widget-line-break'>index value: 52
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h5-index value: 30
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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.

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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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18 Sep 2020
The Ekman spiral for piecewise-uniform viscosity
David G. Dritschel, Nathan Paldor, and Adrian Constantin
Ocean Sci., 16, 1089–1093, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1089-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1089-2020, 2020
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20 Jan 2020
Why did deep convection persist over four consecutive winters (2015–2018) southeast of Cape Farewell?
Patricia Zunino, Herlé Mercier, and Virginie Thierry
Ocean Sci., 16, 99–113, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-99-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-99-2020, 2020
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13 Dec 2019
Generation of Rossby waves off the Cape Verde Peninsula: the role of the coastline
Jérôme Sirven, Juliette Mignot, and Michel Crépon
Ocean Sci., 15, 1667–1690, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1667-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1667-2019, 2019
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28 Aug 2019
CO2 effects on diatoms: a synthesis of more than a decade of ocean acidification experiments with natural communities
Lennart Thomas Bach and Jan Taucher
Ocean Sci., 15, 1159–1175, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1159-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1159-2019, 2019
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Recent papers
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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19 Oct 2020
Sinking microplastics in the water column: simulations in the Mediterranean Sea
Rebeca de la Fuente, Gábor Drótos, Emilio Hernández García, Cristóbal López, and Erik van Sebille
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-95,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-95, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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17 Oct 2020
An explicit estimate of the atmospheric nutrient impact on global oceanic productivity
Stelios Myriokefalitakis, Matthias Gröger, Jenny Hieronymus, and Ralf Döscher
Ocean Sci., 16, 1183–1205, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1183-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-1183-2020, 2020
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16 Oct 2020
FES2014 global ocean tides atlas: design and performances
Florent H. Lyard, Damien J. Allain, Mathilde Cancet, Loren Carrère, and Nicolas Picot
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-96,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-96, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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16 Oct 2020
Imprint of chaotic ocean variability on transports in the Southwest Pacific at interannual timescales
Sophie Cravatte, Guillaume Serazin, Thierry Penduff, and Christophe Menkes
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-102,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-102, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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News
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.

30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

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30 Jun 2020 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the metrics box on the left-hand side.

29 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg 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 May 2020 Institutional agreement between Gothenburg University Library and Copernicus Publications

Gothenburg 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.

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