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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.
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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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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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Recent articles
11 Dec 2018
Parameterization of phytoplankton spectral absorption coefficients in the Baltic Sea: general, monthly and two-component variants of approximation formulas
Justyna Meler, Sławomir B. Woźniak, Joanna Stoń-Egiert, and Bogdan Woźniak
Ocean Sci., 14, 1523-1545, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1523-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1523-2018, 2018
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10 Dec 2018
Testing the validity of regional detail in global analyses of Sea surface temperature – the case of Chinese coastal waters
Yan Li, Hans von Storch, Qingyyuan Wang, and Qingliang Zhou
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-137,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-137, 2018
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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10 Dec 2018
The Pelagic In situ Observation System (PELAGIOS) to reveal biodiversity, behavior and ecology of elusive oceanic fauna
Henk-Jan Hoving, Svenja Christiansen, Eduard Fabrizius, Helena Hauss, Rainer Kiko, Peter Linke, Philipp Neitzel, Uwe Piatkowski, and Arne Körtzinger
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-131,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-131, 2018
Manuscript under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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07 Dec 2018
Synergy of wind wave model simulations and satellite observations during extreme events
Anne Wiese, Joanna Staneva, Johannes Schulz-Stellenfleth, Arno Behrens, Luciana Fenoglio-Marc, and Jean-Raymond Bidlot
Ocean Sci., 14, 1503-1521, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1503-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-14-1503-2018, 2018
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07 Dec 2018
Cold vs. warm water route – sources for the upper limb of the AMOC revisited in a high-resolution ocean model
Siren Rühs, Franziska U. Schwarzkopf, Sabrina Speich, and Arne Biastoch
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-134,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2018-134, 2018
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News
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.

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

28 Nov 2018 Copernicus Publications signs institutional agreement with Helsinki University Library

To facilitate the publication procedure for authors from Helsinki University, Copernicus Publications and Helsinki University Library have signed an agreement on a central billing of article processing charges (APCs).

23 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the OS website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading OS articles.

23 Nov 2018 Full-text html workflow comes along with mobile-optimized journal websites

Copernicus Publications recently launched its full-text HTML workflow and optimized the OS website for mobile devices. Thereby, the user experience is significantly enhanced when reading OS articles.

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