Ocean and Coastal Research (OCR) is an international, peer-reviewed, and open-access journal with no article processing charges (APC) that publishes research in Oceanography, Fisheries, Marine Conservation, and related fields in Marine Science. Ocean and Coastal Research adopts a continuous publication model (CAP/rolling pass) of articles submitted in the English language.
Other previous designations were:
- Boletim do Instituto Paulista de Oceanografia
- Boletim do Instituto Oceanográfico da USP
- Revista Brasileira de Oceanografia
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ISSN online version: 2675-2824
Abbreviated title: Ocean Coast. Res.
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Publication Ethics and Policy
Ocean and Coastal Research is an open-access journal available through SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online).
All Ocean and Coastal Research scientific articles are freely available without charges to the user or institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author, as long as credit is given to the author.
Ocean and Coastal Research journal title abbreviation is Ocean Coast. Res. and should be used in footnotes, references, and bibliographic entries.
All the content of the journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons License type BY.
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Ocean and Coastal Research adopts a blind peer review policy, where the reviewers' identities are not disclosed to the author(s) of the manuscript.
Ocean and Coastal Research publishes only original and previously unpublished research in Oceanography, Fisheries, Marine Conservation, and related fields in Marine Science. Manuscripts that have been submitted simultaneously to other journals will not be accepted.
Ocean and Coastal Research is an open-access journal with no APC - Article Processing Charges. There is no charge for manuscript submission, evaluation, and final publication.
Our work is fully voluntary, for the benefit of the ocean sciences community.
Archiving Policy: all articles are deposited in the SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online
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CAP (continuous article publishing) – each article is published immediately after peer-review and final approval.
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