Oceanography contains peer-reviewed articles that chronicle all aspects of ocean science and its applications. In addition, Oceanography solicits and publishes news and information, meeting reports, book reviews, and shorter, editor-reviewed articles that address public policy and education and how they are affected by science and technology. We encourage submission of short papers to the Breaking Waves section that describe novel approaches to multidisciplinary problems in ocean science. Oceanography is published in March, June, September, and December in online and paper format. Oceanography is covered in the Thomson Reuters Journal Citations Reports and the Science Citation Index Expanded.

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Visit our Special Issues page for information on how to put together a special issue, including guest editor duties, or contact the Editor, Dr. Ellen Kappel, directly.

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September 2015:
Long-term Census of the Arctic
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June 2015:
Emerging Themes
in Ocean Acidification Science
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