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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.

IF value: 3.416
IF3.416
IF 5-year value: 3.202
IF 5-year3.202
CiteScore value: 4.5
CiteScore4.5
h5-index value: 28
h5-index28
Highlight articles
06 Oct 2021
Interannual variability in contributions of the Equatorial Undercurrent (EUC) to Peruvian upwelling source water
Gandy Maria Rosales Quintana, Robert Marsh, and Luis Alfredo Icochea Salas
Ocean Sci., 17, 1385–1402, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1385-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1385-2021, 2021
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01 Oct 2021
Drifting dynamics of the bluebottle (Physalia physalis)
Daniel Lee, Amandine Schaeffer, and Sjoerd Groeskamp
Ocean Sci., 17, 1341–1351, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1341-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1341-2021, 2021
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28 Sep 2021
A dynamically based method for estimating the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation at 26° N from satellite altimetry
Alejandra Sanchez-Franks, Eleanor Frajka-Williams, Ben I. Moat, and David A. Smeed
Ocean Sci., 17, 1321–1340, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1321-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1321-2021, 2021
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01 Jul 2021
Tropical deoxygenation sites revisited to investigate oxygen and nutrient trends
Lothar Stramma and Sunke Schmidtko
Ocean Sci., 17, 833–847, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-833-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-833-2021, 2021
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05 May 2021
FES2014 global ocean tide atlas: design and performance
Florent H. Lyard, Damien J. Allain, Mathilde Cancet, Loren Carrère, and Nicolas Picot
Ocean Sci., 17, 615–649, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-615-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-615-2021, 2021
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Recent papers
22 Oct 2021
Western boundary circulation and coastal sea-level variability in Northern Hemisphere oceans
Samuel Tiéfolo Diabaté, Didier Swingedouw, Joël Jean-Marie Hirschi, Aurélie Duchez, Philip J. Leadbitter, Ivan D. Haigh, and Gerard D. McCarthy
Ocean Sci., 17, 1449–1471, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1449-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1449-2021, 2021
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22 Oct 2021
Sea surface salinity short-term variability in the tropics
Frederick M. Bingham and Susannah Brodnitz
Ocean Sci., 17, 1437–1447, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1437-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1437-2021, 2021
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21 Oct 2021
Distribution of suspended particulate matter at the equatorial transect in the Atlantic Ocean
Vadim Sivkov and Ekaterina Bubnova
Ocean Sci., 17, 1421–1435, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1421-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1421-2021, 2021
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21 Oct 2021
Formulation and demonstration of an extended-3DVAR multi-scale data assimilation system for the SWOT altimetry era
Zhijin Li, Matthew Archer, Jinbo Wang, and Lee-Lueng Fu
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-89,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2021-89, 2021
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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13 Oct 2021
Flow separation, dipole formation, and water exchange through tidal straits
Ole Anders Nøst and Eli Børve
Ocean Sci., 17, 1403–1420, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1403-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-17-1403-2021, 2021
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News
01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

01 Oct 2021 First insights from new EGU author survey

In April 2021 the EGU Publications Committee launched the first author survey to routinely ask authors about their publishing experience in EGU journals, in order to learn more about how EGU and Copernicus can serve the scientific community with their publications. Over the last 6 months, 160 contact authors answered the survey representing about 10% of the papers published during this time. We are delighted about the positive feedback and thank all authors. Please read the full report.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

30 Jun 2021 Update of journal metrics

The journal metrics were updated and the current numbers are available from the journal metrics overview.

02 Feb 2021 First OS Letter: The transient sensitivity of sea level rise

Ocean Science (OS) is pleased to announce the publication of its first "Letters" paper. OS Letters are short research articles, highlighted by the EGU as reporting particularly important results and major advances in a concise and engaging style. Read more.

02 Feb 2021 First OS Letter: The transient sensitivity of sea level rise

Ocean Science (OS) is pleased to announce the publication of its first "Letters" paper. OS Letters are short research articles, highlighted by the EGU as reporting particularly important results and major advances in a concise and engaging style. Read more.