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Co-editors-in-chief: John M. Huthnance, Karen J. Heywood, Mario Hoppema & Anne Marie Tréguier
eISSN: OS 1812-0792, OSD 1812-0822

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.

IF value: 4.311
IF4.311
IF 5-year value: 4.041
IF 5-year4.041
CiteScore value: 6.3
CiteScore6.3
h5-index value: 31
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21 Nov 2022
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Internal tides off the Amazon shelf during two contrasted seasons: interactions with background circulation and SSH imprints
Michel Tchilibou, Ariane Koch-Larrouy, Simon Barbot, Florent Lyard, Yves Morel, Julien Jouanno, and Rosemary Morrow
Ocean Sci., 18, 1591–1618, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1591-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1591-2022, 2022
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21 Oct 2022
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Exceptional freshening and cooling in the eastern subpolar North Atlantic caused by reduced Labrador Sea surface heat loss
Alan D. Fox, Patricia Handmann, Christina Schmidt, Neil Fraser, Siren Rühs, Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, Torge Martin, Marilena Oltmanns, Clare Johnson, Willi Rath, N. Penny Holliday, Arne Biastoch, Stuart A. Cunningham, and Igor Yashayaev
Ocean Sci., 18, 1507–1533, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1507-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1507-2022, 2022
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20 Oct 2022
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Detecting the most effective cleanup locations using network theory to reduce marine plastic debris: a case study in the Galapagos Marine Reserve
Stefanie L. Ypma, Quinten Bohte, Alexander Forryan, Alberto C. Naveira Garabato, Andy Donnelly, and Erik van Sebille
Ocean Sci., 18, 1477–1490, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1477-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1477-2022, 2022
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14 Sep 2022
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Hydrography, circulation, and response to atmospheric forcing in the vicinity of the central Getz Ice Shelf, Amundsen Sea, Antarctica
Vår Dundas, Elin Darelius, Kjersti Daae, Nadine Steiger, Yoshihiro Nakayama, and Tae-Wan Kim
Ocean Sci., 18, 1339–1359, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1339-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1339-2022, 2022
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13 May 2022
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Currents generated by the sea breeze in the southern Caspian Sea
Mina Masoud and Rich Pawlowicz
Ocean Sci., 18, 675–692, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-675-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-675-2022, 2022
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Recent papers
25 Nov 2022
A numerical investigation on the energetics of a current along an ice-covered continental slope
Hengling Leng, Hailun He, and Michael A. Spall
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1280,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1280, 2022
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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24 Nov 2022
Quantifying the impacts of the Three Gorges Dam on the spatial–temporal water level dynamics in the upper Yangtze River estuary
Huayang Cai, Hao Yang, Pascal Matte, Haidong Pan, Zhan Hu, Tongtiegang Zhao, and Guangliang Liu
Ocean Sci., 18, 1691–1702, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1691-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1691-2022, 2022
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24 Nov 2022
Sensitivity of Gyrescale Marine Connectivity Estimates to Fine-scale Circulation
Saeed Hariri, Sabrina Speich, Bruno Blanke, and Marina Lévy
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1276,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-1276, 2022
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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22 Nov 2022
Seasonal variation in eddy activity and associated heat/salt transport in the Bay of Bengal based on satellite, Argo, and 3D reprocessed data
Wei Cui, Jie Zhang, and Jungang Yang
Ocean Sci., 18, 1645–1663, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1645-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1645-2022, 2022
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22 Nov 2022
Accuracy of numerical wave model results: application to the Atlantic coasts of Europe
Matias Alday, Fabrice Ardhuin, Guillaume Dodet, and Mickael Accensi
Ocean Sci., 18, 1665–1689, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1665-2022,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-18-1665-2022, 2022
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From now on, manuscripts that involve funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) or the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) will benefit from direct settlement of article processing charges (APCs).

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