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Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies

IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 0.519
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 0.688

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2015: 0.287
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2015: 0.435
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2015: 0.594

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    Your benefits:
    • Imperative topics concerning the water environment, both freshwater and saltwater
    • Cutting-edge findings of worldwide studies on various types of water environment and climatic conditions
    • Rigorous peer-review by experts from around the world

    Aims and Scope

    Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies is an international journal published by the Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdańsk in Poland. 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. 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.

    The journal publishes articles on wide-range of topics concerning the water environment, both freshwater and saltwater.

    Article formats
    Original research papers, Short communications, Reviews, Book reviews

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    Type of Publication:
    all scientists researching the water environment irrespective of their scientific degree, experience or individual area of interest

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to...
    ...and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

    Your benefits of publishing with us
    • Rapid online publication ahead-of-print with short turnaround times
    • High quality manuscript processing through Editorial Manager
    • High language correction services for non-english authors
    • Fast review and editing process
    • All articles are peer-reviewed by experts from around the world
    • Optional open access publication
    • Accepted papers will be published online first as DOI-citable, forward-linked articles for quickest possible visibility for the scientific community
    • Every article easily discoverable because of SEO and comprehensive abstracting and indexing services
    • Convenient citation tracking via e-mail alert
    • Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico
    • Professional sales and marketing support
    Submission process
    • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool
    • Peer review process (you will be guided through every step)
    • Decision on your paper
    • If accepted: you have the option to publish it open access
    • Publication online and in print
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    The quarterly was founded by Polish Scientific Committee on Oceanic Research Polish Academy of Sciences and has existed continuously since 1971. The journal’s former title was Oceanological Studies, since 2002 it has been published as Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies.

    Other publications in the field
    Oceanologia; Hydrobiologia; Marine Ecology Progress Series; Biological Invasions; Estuarine, Coastal & Shelf Sciences; Marine Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics; Marine Chemistry; Journal of Coastal Research; Coastal Engineering Journal; Nature

    Abstracting & Indexing

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    Editorial Information

    Prof. Marcin Pliński, University of Gdańsk, Poland

    Editorial Chief
    Grzegorz Kozłowski, University of Gdańsk, Poland

    Editorial Secretary
    Anna Dziubińska PhD., University of Gdańsk, Poland

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Marine Biology
    Prof. Anna Szaniawska, University of Gdańsk, Poland
    Prof. Maria Iwona Żmijewska, University of Gdańsk, Poland
    Prof. Harold G. Marshall, Old Dominion University, USA
    Prof. Erkki Leppäkoski, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

    Marine Physics
    Prof. Adam Krężel, University of Gdańsk, Poland
    Prof. Stanisław Massel, Institute of Oceanology PAS, Poland
    Sandro Carniel PhD., National Research Council, Inst. of Marine Sciences. Italy
    Prof. Andreas Lehmann, Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Germany

    Marine Geology
    Prof. Małgorzata Witak, University of Gdańsk, Poland
    Prof. Ryszard K. Borówka, University of Szczecin, Poland
    Prof. Jan Harff, Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Germany
    Prof. Anto Raukas, Tallinn Technical University, Institute of Geology, Estonia

    Marine Chemistry
    Prof. Jerzy Bolałek, University of Gdańsk, Poland
    Prof. Piotr Szefer, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
    Prof. Józef M. Pacyna, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
    Prof. Bernd Markert, Environmental Institute of Scientific Networks, Germany

    Prof. Ryszard Kornijów, National Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Poland
    Prof. Jolanta Ejsmont-Karabin, Centre for Ecological Research PAS, Poland
    Prof. (Emeritus) Pertti Eloranta, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Prof. Horst Lange-Bertalot, Goethe University, Institute of Ecology, Germany

    Editorial contact:
    Managing Editor

    Grzegorz Kozłowski

    telephone: +48(58) 523 66 12
    email: ohs@ug.edu.pl

    Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies
    Al. Pilsudskiego 46 p. 102
    81-378 Gdynia, Poland

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