Marine Science

Marine Science publishes articles, short communications, and critical reviews that contribute to our scientific understanding of marine systems and the impact of human activities. The Journal serves as a foundation for scientific advice across the broad spectrum of management and conservation issues related to the marine environment. Oceanography, marine habitats, living resources, ecology and related management topics constitute the key elements of papers eligible for publication. Integrated studies that bridge gaps between traditional disciplines are particularly welcome. The scope of the journal also includes economic, social, and public administration studies to the extent that they are directly related to management of the seas and are of general interest to marine scientists. Papers of both fundamental and applied approaches are accepted.


ICV 2015: 75.21; ICV 2016: 81.70
Editor-in-chief: Konstantinos Kormas
p-ISSN: 2163-2421
e-ISSN: 2163-243X
Website: http://journal.sapub.org/ms




Article Processing Charges

Marine Science is an Open Access journal that provides immediate, free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search or link to the full text of all published articles. Many authors in a variety of fields already realized the benefits that open access publishing can provide in terms of increasing the impact of their work. The cost we charged is for journal development only, it requires the author or a supporting institution to pay the costs of the review process, typesetting, online publication and long term archiving, so that we can continue to provide high-quality, peer-reviewed articles without charge to readers on the web – ensuring that articles receive the highest exposure and potential impact associated with open access publishing.
The journal applies various Article Processing Charges according to the economic conditions of authors’ countries. Below is the table of Article Processing Charges:

Category APC, USD($)
High-income Countries 360
Upper-middle-income Countries 280
Low-middle-income Countries 160
Low-income Countries 120
Please download the Countries list to see which category you belong to.
The authors must pay an additional fee for mailing and printing costs if the journal's hardcopy is needed. It is a flat fee that does not vary based on word count or use of color figures.
Payment can be made by credit card, bank transfer. Instruction for payment is sent to corresponding author as soon as manuscript is accepted. Please ensure that you're aware of the applicable fee before you submit your paper.
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