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Ocean Science An interactive open-access journal of the European Geosciences Union
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  • IF value: 2.539 IF 2.539
  • IF 5-year value: 3.129 IF 5-year
    3.129
  • CiteScore value: 2.78 CiteScore
    2.78
  • SNIP value: 1.217 SNIP 1.217
  • IPP value: 2.62 IPP 2.62
  • SJR value: 1.370 SJR 1.370
  • Scimago H <br class='hide-on-tablet hide-on-mobile'>index value: 48 Scimago H
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  • h5-index value: 32 h5-index 32
Executive editors: William Jenkins, Eric J.M. Delhez, 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.
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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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11 Jan 2019
Atmospheric histories, growth rates and solubilities in seawater and other natural waters of the potential transient tracers HCFC-22, HCFC-141b, HCFC-142b, HFC-134a, HFC-125, HFC-23, PFC-14 and PFC-116
Pingyang Li, Jens Mühle, Stephen A. Montzka, David E. Oram, Benjamin R. Miller, Ray F. Weiss, Paul J. Fraser, and Toste Tanhua
Ocean Sci., 15, 33-60, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-33-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-33-2019, 2019
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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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Recent papers
17 Jul 2019
Single super-vortex as a proxy for ocean surface flow fields
Imre M. Jánosi, Miklós Vincze, Gábor Tóth, and Jason A. C. Gallas
Ocean Sci., 15, 941-949, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-941-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-941-2019, 2019
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17 Jul 2019
A hydrodynamic model for Galveston Bay and the shelf in the northern Gulf of Mexico
Jiabi Du, Kyeong Park, Jian Shen, Yinglong J. Zhang, Xin Yu, Fei Ye, Zhengui Wang, and Nancy N. Rabalais
Ocean Sci., 15, 951-966, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-951-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-951-2019, 2019
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16 Jul 2019
Segmented flow coil equilibrator coupled to a proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometer for measurements of a broad range of volatile organic compounds in seawater
Charel Wohl, David Capelle, Anna Jones, William T. Sturges, Philip D. Nightingale, Brent G. T. Else, and Mingxi Yang
Ocean Sci., 15, 925-940, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-925-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-925-2019, 2019
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16 Jul 2019
Bathymetric properties of the Baltic Sea
Martin Jakobsson, Christian Stranne, Matt O'Regan, Sarah L. Greenwood, Bo Gustafsson, Christoph Humborg, and Elizabeth Weidner
Ocean Sci., 15, 905-924, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-905-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-15-905-2019, 2019
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12 Jul 2019
Improved Spectral Angle Mapper applications for mangrove classification using SPOT5 imagery
Xiu Su, Xiang Wang, Jianhua Zhao, Ke Cao, Jianchao Fan, and Zhengxian Yang
Ocean Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-13,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-2019-13, 2019
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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

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16 Jan 2019 SUB Göttingen and Copernicus Publications introduced the National Consortium for Central Payment Processing of Article Processing Charges on 1 January 2019

14 scientific institutions have joined the national opt-in consortium for the central payment processing of APCs for articles of all journals published by Copernicus Publications.

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