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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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Executive editors: John M. Huthnance, Eric J.M. Delhez, 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 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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13 Aug 2019
High-resolution underwater laser spectrometer sensing provides new insights into methane distribution at an Arctic seepage site
Pär Jansson, Jack Triest, Roberto Grilli, Bénédicte Ferré, Anna Silyakova, Jürgen Mienert, and Jérôme Chappellaz
Ocean Sci., 15, 1055–1069, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1055-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-1055-2019, 2019
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28 May 2019
Impacts of Three Gorges Dam's operation on spatial–temporal patterns of tide–river dynamics in the Yangtze River estuary, China
Huayang Cai, Xianyi Zhang, Min Zhang, Leicheng Guo, Feng Liu, and Qingshu Yang
Ocean Sci., 15, 583–599, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-583-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-583-2019, 2019
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Recent papers
07 Apr 2020
Bardsey – an island in a strong tidal stream: Underestimating coastal tides due to unresolved topography
J. A. Mattias Green and David T. Pugh
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-23,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-23, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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02 Apr 2020
Variability of the thermohaline structure and transport of Atlantic water in the Arctic Ocean based on NABOS (Nansen and Amundsen Basins Observing System) hydrography data
Nataliya Zhurbas and Natalia Kuzmina
Ocean Sci., 16, 405–421, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-405-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-405-2020, 2020
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02 Apr 2020
Storm-driven across-shelf oceanic flows into coastal waters
Sam Jones, Mark Inall, Marie Porter, Jennifer A. Graham, and Finlo Cottier
Ocean Sci., 16, 389–403, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-389-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-389-2020, 2020
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31 Mar 2020
A new method to assess mesoscale contributions to meridional heat transport in the North Atlantic Ocean
Andrew Delman and Tong Lee
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-20,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-20, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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25 Mar 2020
Wind variability in the Canary Current during the last 70 years
Nerea Marrero Betancort, Javier Marcello, Dionisio Rodríguez Esparragón, and Santiago Hernández-León
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-18,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-18, 2020
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News
22 Jan 2020 Many thanks to Bill Jenkins

After 12 years Bill Jenkins has stepped back as Chief Editor of Ocean Science. The Executive Editors would like to thank Bill for his many years of invaluable work.

22 Jan 2020 Many thanks to Bill Jenkins

After 12 years Bill Jenkins has stepped back as Chief Editor of Ocean Science. The Executive Editors would like to thank Bill for his many years of invaluable work.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

18 Dec 2019 The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and Copernicus Publications agree on a central billing of article processing charges

The Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) will now provide a publication fund for their corresponding authors publishing in Copernicus' open-access journals.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

02 Sep 2019 Helmholtz institutional agreement now for corresponding authors

As of 1 September 2019 the direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs) between the Helmholtz Association and Copernicus Publications will be valid for corresponding authors.

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