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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, 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.

Highlight articles
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
25 May 2020
Circulation of the European northwest shelf: a Lagrangian perspective
Marcel Ricker and Emil V. Stanev
Ocean Sci., 16, 637–655, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-637-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-637-2020, 2020
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25 May 2020
Winter stratification phenomena and its consequences in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea
Taavi Liblik, Germo Väli, Inga Lips, Madis-Jaak Lilover, Villu Kikas, and Jaan Laanemets
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-40,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-40, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
20 May 2020
Spiciness theory revisited, with new views on neutral density, orthogonality and passiveness
Rémi Tailleux
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-39,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2020-39, 2020
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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15 May 2020
Internal tides in the Solomon Sea in contrasted ENSO conditions
Michel Tchilibou, Lionel Gourdeau, Florent Lyard, Rosemary Morrow, Ariane Koch Larrouy, Damien Allain, and Bughsin Djath
Ocean Sci., 16, 615–635, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-615-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-615-2020, 2020
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14 May 2020
Spatiotemporal variability of light attenuation and net ecosystem metabolism in a back-barrier estuary
Neil K. Ganju, Jeremy M. Testa, Steven E. Suttles, and Alfredo L. Aretxabaleta
Ocean Sci., 16, 593–614, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-593-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-16-593-2020, 2020
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News
23 Apr 2020 Farewell to Eric Delhez

The Executive Editors of Ocean Science would like to thank Eric Delhez who stepped back as a Topic Editor and Executive Editor.

23 Apr 2020 Farewell to Eric Delhez

The Executive Editors of Ocean Science would like to thank Eric Delhez who stepped back as a Topic Editor and Executive Editor.

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.

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