Upcoming Issues

In general, the majority of each issue of Oceanography is devoted to invited articles related to the special-issue topic. However, the editorial staff also encourages unsolicited manuscripts on other oceanography themes for consideration and publication under the Regular Features banner. For more information on how to submit a manuscript please visit our Author Guidelines page.

If you would like to get a special issue of Oceanography on the schedule, please follow the steps outlined on this page.


Volume 37

Near-Inertial Shear and Kinetic Energy in the North Atlantic Experiment (NISKINe)

Guest Editors
Leif Thomas, Stanford University
Jen MacKinnon, Scripps Insitution of Oceanography
Harper Simmons, University of Washington
Emily Shroyer, Office of Naval Research
Lou St. Laurent, Univesity of Washington


Volume 38

A Vision for Capacity Sharing in the Ocean Sciences

Invitation to Contribute to Ocean Observing

Guest Editors
Brian Arbic, University of Michigan
• Frank Muller-Karger, University of South Florida
• Digna Rueda Roa, University of South Florida
• Judith Gobin, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago
• Aileen Tan Shau Hwai, School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
• Nubi Olubunmi, Nigerian Institute for Oceanography & Marine Research
• José Muehlbert, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande and the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania
• Nicolas Moity, Charles Darwin Foundation for the Galápagos islands and the School of Environmental Sciences, Ulster University
• Johanna Diwa-Acallar, IOC/UNESCO


Frontiers in Ocean Observing (Supplement to Oceanography)

Invitation to Contribute to Ocean Observing

Topic 1. Model-Based Design and Evaluation of Observing Networks
GUEST EDITORS:  John Wilkin (Rutgers University), Patrick Heimbach and Helen Pillar (both at the University of Texas at Austin)
Topic 2. The Use of Autonomous Tools for Ecosystem Managemetn and Monitoring of Marine Protected Areas 
GUEST EDITORS:  Catherine Edwards (Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, University of Georgia) and Georgia Coward (Center for Ocean Leadership, UCAR)
Topic 3. Western Boundary Currents and Their Impact on Shelf Seas 
GUEST EDITORS: Moninya Roughan (UNSW Sydney, Australia), Tammy Morris (SAEON, South Africa), and Ilson Carlos A. da Silveira (University of São Paulo, Brazil)
Topic 4. Robot-Enabled Access to the Deep Sea
GUEST EDITORS: Eric Terrill and Sophia Merrifield (both at Scripps Institution of Oceanography) and Eric Gallimore (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)