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Co-editors-in-chief: Karen J. Heywood, Mario Hoppema, Bernadette Sloyan & Anne Marie Treguier
eISSN: OS 1812-0792, OSD 1812-0822

Ocean Science (OS) is a not-for-profit international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of studies investigating the ocean's physical, biogeochemical and biological and ecosystem properties and processes. Ocean Science publishes studies with important implications for our understanding of the state and behaviour of the ocean, its impacts on and responses to climate, including coupling at the ocean–atmosphere, ocean–sea ice–ice sheet and ocean–coast (land) interfaces.

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06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

06 Feb 2024 Statement on the use of AI-based tools in publications

Tools based on artificial intelligence (AI) are increasingly being used to create scientific documents, including peer-reviewed publications, preprints and conference contributions. Please read EGU's statement on the use of such tools in publications.

17 Jan 2024 Copernicus Publications launches ROR integration for corresponding authors

Copernicus Publications started using the Research Organization Registry (ROR) database as the framework to assign institutional identifiers to corresponding authors in order to disambiguate affiliations listed on a published article and greatly enhancing the reporting capabilities to all academic stakeholders. Please read more.

17 Jan 2024 Copernicus Publications launches ROR integration for corresponding authors

Copernicus Publications started using the Research Organization Registry (ROR) database as the framework to assign institutional identifiers to corresponding authors in order to disambiguate affiliations listed on a published article and greatly enhancing the reporting capabilities to all academic stakeholders. Please read more.

Highlight articles

30 Nov 2023
| Highlight paper
Constraining an eddy energy dissipation rate due to relative wind stress for use in energy budget-based eddy parameterisations
Thomas Wilder, Xiaoming Zhai, David Munday, and Manoj Joshi
Ocean Sci., 19, 1669–1686, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-1669-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-1669-2023, 2023
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22 Nov 2023
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Southern Ocean warming and Antarctic ice shelf melting in conditions plausible by late 23rd century in a high-end scenario
Pierre Mathiot and Nicolas C. Jourdain
Ocean Sci., 19, 1595–1615, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-1595-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-1595-2023, 2023
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28 Jun 2023
| Highlight paper
Dense water formation in the eastern Mediterranean under a global warming scenario
Iván M. Parras-Berrocal, Rubén Vázquez, William Cabos, Dimitry V. Sein, Oscar Álvarez, Miguel Bruno, and Alfredo Izquierdo
Ocean Sci., 19, 941–952, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-941-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-941-2023, 2023
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06 Jun 2023
| Highlight paper
Seasonal overturning variability in the eastern North Atlantic subpolar gyre: a Lagrangian perspective
Oliver John Tooth, Helen Louise Johnson, Chris Wilson, and Dafydd Gwyn Evans
Ocean Sci., 19, 769–791, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-769-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-769-2023, 2023
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12 May 2023
| Highlight paper
Response of the sea surface temperature to heatwaves during the France 2022 meteorological summer
Thibault Guinaldo, Aurore Voldoire, Robin Waldman, Stéphane Saux Picart, and Hervé Roquet
Ocean Sci., 19, 629–647, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-629-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-19-629-2023, 2023
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Scheduled special issues

01 Sep 2023–31 Dec 2024 | Antonio Ricchi, Giovanni Liguori, Matjaz Licer, Milena Menna, Clea Denamiel, Aida Alvera-Azcárate, Joanna Staneva, and John C. Warner | Information
01 Aug 2023–30 Jun 2025 | OS editors | Coordinator: Karen J. Heywood | Information
12 May 2023–30 Apr 2024 | Alexander Barth, Julien Brajard, Matjaz Licer, Xiaofeng Li, Ana Ruescas, and Aida Alvera-Azcárate | Information
01 Jan 2023–31 Oct 2024 | John M. Huthnance, Agustín Sánchez-Arcilla, Manuel Espino Infantes, Joanna Staneva, Sandro Carniel, and Davide Bonaldo | Information
01 Jan 2023–indefinite | OS editors | Coordinator: Charles Stock | Information

Recent papers

21 Feb 2024
Linking satellites to genes with machine learning to estimate phytoplankton community structure from space
Roy El Hourany, Juan Pierella Karlusich, Lucie Zinger, Hubert Loisel, Marina Levy, and Chris Bowler
Ocean Sci., 20, 217–239, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-20-217-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-20-217-2024, 2024
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21 Feb 2024
Numerical investigation of interaction between anticyclonic eddy and semidiurnal internal tide in the northeastern South China Sea
Liming Fan, Hui Sun, Qingxuan Yang, and Jianing Li
Ocean Sci., 20, 241–264, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-20-241-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-20-241-2024, 2024
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21 Feb 2024
Dynamically downscaled seasonal ocean forecasts for North American East Coast ecosystems
Andrew C. Ross, Charles A. Stock, Vimal Koul, Thomas L. Delworth, Feiyu Lu, Andrew Wittenberg, and Michael A. Alexander
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-394,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-394, 2024
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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20 Feb 2024
Unsupervised classification of the northwestern European seas based on satellite altimetry data
Lea Poropat, Dani Jones, Simon D. A. Thomas, and Céline Heuzé
Ocean Sci., 20, 201–215, https://doi.org/10.5194/os-20-201-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/os-20-201-2024, 2024
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20 Feb 2024
Mechanisms and intraseasonal variability of the South Vietnam Upwelling, South China Sea: role of circulation, tides and rivers
Marine Herrmann and Thai To Duy
EGUsphere, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-368,https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2024-368, 2024
Preprint under review for OS (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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Notice on the current situation in Ukraine

To show our support for Ukraine, all fees for papers from authors (first or corresponding authors) affiliated to Ukrainian institutions are automatically waived, regardless if these papers are co-authored by scientists affiliated to Russian and/or Belarusian institutions. The only exception will be if the corresponding author or first contact (contractual partner of Copernicus) are from a Russian and/or Belarusian institution, in that case the APCs are not waived.

In accordance with current European restrictions, Copernicus Publications does not step into business relations with and issue APC-invoices (articles processing charges) to Russian and Belarusian institutions. The peer-review process and scientific exchange of our journals including preprint posting is not affected. However, these restrictions require that the first contact (contractual partner of Copernicus) has an affiliation and invoice address outside Russia or Belarus.