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Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies

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Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studiesis an international journal published by the Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk in Poland. The journal publishes original research articles, short communications, reviews and book reviews. The journal has 4 issues per year and contains papers on all aspects of the marine environment and hydrobiology. All manuscripts are reviewed by editors and independent experts. Based on the referees' recommendations, the Editor will make a decision on whether to accept a contribution. All articles are published in English.

Aims and Scope

Why subscribe and read

The Journal publishes high-quality articles by scientists from all around the world, and is devoted to topics concerning the water environment, both freshwater and saltwater.

The target readers are all scientists researching the water environment irrespective of their scientific degree, experience or individual area of interest.

The objective pursued by the Journal is to collect and publish in one medium the findings of worldwide studies on various types of water environment and climatic conditions. This will facilitate comparison of the studies and, in the long run, will help establish contacts and close co-operation between scientists with similar areas of interest.

Why submit

The journal is open to all matters concerning the water environment, thus providing the readers with a wide spectrum of topics in every issue.

Articles written by both fledgling and experienced scientists will be published so that their individual work is mutually complemented, and to give the readers a sound basis for comparison of different takes on a given matter.

The Journal is open to young scientists with a fresh or polemical outlook on a given subject matter, envisages providing them with substantive support, and to juxtapose their knowledge and experience with scientifically mature publications written by acclaimed specialists.

Editorial services:

  • All articles are peer-reviewed by experts from around the world
  • High language correction services for non-english authors
  • Fast review and editing process
  • World wide dissemination and accessibility of articles

Type of Publication:

CAS, BIOBASE, GEOBASE, Index Copernicus, ISI Master Journals List, Science Citation Index Expanded,  Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition, SCOPUS, Zoological Records, BazTech

Prof. Marcin Pliński, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk, Poland 

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Grzegorz Kozłowski, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk, Poland 

Editorial Advisory Board
Prof. dr hab. Lubomira Burchardt, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
Prof. Juri Elken, Estonian Marine Institute, Estonia
Prof. Pertti Eloranta, University of Helsinki, Finland
Prof. Carlo Heip, Netherlands Institute of Ecology, the Netherlands
Prof. Halina Piekarek-Jankowska, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk, Poland
Prof. Barbara Kawecka, Institute of Environmental Protection PAS, Poland
Prof. Erkki Leppäkoski, Abo Akademi University, Finland
Prof. Harold G. Marshall, Old Dominion University, USA
Prof. Stanisław Massel, Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland
Prof. Stanisław Musielak, University of Szczecin, Poland
Prof. Alice Newton, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
Prof. Sergej Olenin, Klaipeda University, Lithuania
Prof. Anto Raukas, Institute of Geology at Tallinn University, Estonia
Prof. Anna Szaniawska, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk, Poland
Prof. Piotr Szefer, Gdańsk Medical Academy, Poland
Prof. Brian A. Whitton, Sciences Laboratories, UK 

Language Editors
Jennifer Zielińska, Poland
Galileo, Poland 

Technical Editor
Grzegorz Kozłowski, Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk, Poland

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