Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Earth Sciences & Geography - Oceanography | Ocean Science Journal (Editorial Board)

Ocean Science Journal

Ocean Science Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Won J. Shim

ISSN: 1738-5261 (print version)
ISSN: 2005-7172 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12601


Won Joon SHIM
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
Ansan, Korea
E-mail: wjshim@kiost.ac  

Technical Editor:

Jong-Yup HAN
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
Ansan, Korea
E-mail: jyhan@kiost.ac 

Editorial Secretary:

Seong-Kook KWON
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
Ansan, Korea
E-mail: skkwon@kiost.ac  , osj@kiost.ac 


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Washington DC, USA
E-mail: Kerim.Aydin@noaa.gov  

Yang-Ki CHO
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
E-mail: choyk@snu.ac.kr  

Jung Hwa CHOI
National Fisheries Research & Development Institute
Busan, Korea
E-mail: shrimpchoi@gmail.com

Kwang-Sik CHOI
Jeju National University
Jeju, Korea
E-mail: skchoi@jejunu.ac.kr

Kyungsik CHOI
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
E-mail: tidalchoi@snu.ac.kr 

University of Delaware
Delaware, USA
E-mail: tchurch@udel.edu  

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD
California, USA
E-mail: pfranks@ucsd.edu 

Nanjing University
Nanjing, China
E-mail: shugao@nju.edu.cn  

Ho Kyung HA
Inha University
Incheon, Korea
E-mail: hahk@inhar.ac.kr

Seunghee HAN
Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Gwangju, Korea
E-mail: shan@gist.ac.kr

Jeomshik HWANG
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
E-mail: jeomshik@snu.ac.kr

Mie University
Mie, Japan
E-mail: ishikawa@bio.mie-u.ac.jp

Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
E-mail: hjjeong@snu.ac.kr

Chang-Keun KANG
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Pohang, Korea
E-mail: ckkang@postech.ac.kr

Sung-Ho KANG
Korea Polar Research Institute, KIOST
Incheon, Korea
E-mail: shkang@kopri.re.kr  

Tohoku University
Sendai, Japan
E-mail: kamu@ocean.caos.tohoku.ac.jp  

Jong Seong KHIM
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
E-mail: jskocean@snu.ac.kr

Guebuem KIM
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
E-mail: gkim@snu.ac.kr   

Jin Koo KIM
Pukyong National University
Busan, Korea
E-mail: taengko@pknu.ac.kr

Young-Ok KIM
South Sea Research Institute, KIOST
Geoje, Korea
E-mail: yokim@kiost.ac

Inn-Sil KWAK
Chonnam National University
Yeosu, Korea
E-mail: iskwak@chonnam.ac.kr

Kitack LEE
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Pohang, Korea
E-mail: kt1@postech.ac.kr  

Kenneth LEUNG
University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam, Hong Kong
E- mail: kmyleung@hkucc.hku.hk

Kon-Kee LIU
National Central University
Jhongli, Taiwan
E-mail: kkliu@cc.ncu.edu.tw  

University of Liverpool
Liverpool, UK
E-mail: D.J.S.Montagnes@liverpool.ac.uk

Hyo-Bang MOON
Hanyang University
Ansan, Korea
E-mail: hbmoon@hanyang.ac.kr

Myung-Gil PARK
Chonnam National University
Gwangju, Korea
E-mail: mpark@chonnam.ac.kr

Yong-Hyang PARK
Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle
Paris, France
E-mail: yhpark@mnhn.fr

Young-Gyu PARK
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
Ansan, Korea
E-mail: ypark@kiost.ac

Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III University,
Aix-en-Provence, France
E-mail: radakovitch@cerege.fr

Plymouth Marine Laboratory
Plymouth, UK
E-mail: jwre@pml.ac.uk

Hae-Lip SUH
Chonnam National University
Gwangju, Korea
E-mail: suhhl@chonnam.ac.kr

Atsushi TSUDA
University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
E-mail: tsuda@aori.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Wonho YIH
Kunsan National University
Gunsan, Korea
E-mail: ywonho@kunsan.ac.kr 

Sinjae YOO
Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology
Ansan, Korea
E-mail: sjyoo@kiost.ac  

Jong-Hwan YOON
Kyushu University
Kyushu, Japan 
E-mail: yoon@riam.kyushu-u.ac.jp 



For authors and editors

  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Ocean Science Journal is a scientific journal published quarterly(March, June, September, December) by the Korean Society of Oceanography(KSO) and Korea Ocean Research and Development Institute(KORDI). OSJ is international and interdisciplinary. Research articles, reviews and notes dealing with physical oceanography, biological oceanography/marine biology, chemical oceanography/marine chemistry, geological oceanography/marine geology, and marine pollution will be considered.

     OSJ aims to publish a very high quality scientific journal for researchers and other interested people throughout the world. 

  • Submit Online
  • Open Choice - Your Way to Open Access
  • Manuscript submission

    Instructions for Authors


  • Review Process

    Review Process


  • Title Page

    Title Page


  • Text



  • Free full color printing

    Free full color printing


  • References



  • Figure and Table

    Figure and Table


  • After acceptance

    After acceptance


  • Editorial Correspondence

    Editorial Correspondence


  • Instructions for Authors (pdf, 88 kB)
  • English Language Editing

    English Language Editing


  • Author Academy: Training for Authors
  • Copyright information

    Copyright information


    Copyright Information

    For Authors

    Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before (except in form of an abstract or as part of a published lecture, review or thesis); that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; that its publication has been approved by all co-authors, if any, as well as – tacitly or explicitly – by the responsible authorities at the institution where the work was carried out.

    Author warrants (i) that he/she is the sole owner or has been authorized by any additional copyright owner to assign the right, (ii) that the article does not infringe any third party rights and no license from or payments to a third party is required to publish the article and (iii) that the article has not been previously published or licensed. The author signs for and accepts responsibility for releasing this material on behalf of any and all co-authors. Transfer of copyright to Springer (respective to owner if other than Springer) becomes effective if and when a Copyright Transfer Statement is signed or transferred electronically by the corresponding author. After submission of the Copyright Transfer Statement signed by the corresponding author, changes of authorship or in the order of the authors listed will not be accepted by Springer.

    The copyright to this article, including any graphic elements therein (e.g. illustrations, charts, moving images), is assigned for good and valuable consideration to Springer effective if and when the article is accepted for publication and to the extent assignable if assignability is restricted for by applicable law or regulations (e.g. for U.S. government or crown employees).

    The copyright assignment includes without limitation the exclusive, assignable and sublicensable right, unlimited in time and territory, to reproduce, publish, distribute, transmit, make available and store the article, including abstracts thereof, in all forms of media of expression now known or developed in the future, including pre- and reprints, translations, photographic reproductions and microform. Springer may use the article in whole or in part in electronic form, such as use in databases or data networks for display, print or download to stationary or portable devices. This includes interactive and multimedia use and the right to alter the article to the extent necessary for such use.

    Authors may self-archive the Author's accepted manuscript of their articles on their own websites. Authors may also deposit this version of the article in any repository, provided it is only made publicly available 12 months after official publication or later. He/she may not use the publisher's version (the final article), which is posted on SpringerLink and other Springer websites, for the purpose of self-archiving or deposit. Furthermore, the Author may only post his/her version provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication and a link is inserted to the published article on Springer's website. The link must be accompanied by the following text: "The final publication is available at link.springer.com".

    Prior versions of the article published on non-commercial pre-print servers like arXiv.org can remain on these servers and/or can be updated with Author's accepted version. The final published version (in pdf or html/xml format) cannot be used for this purpose. Acknowledgement needs to be given to the final publication and a link must be inserted to the published article on Springer's website, accompanied by the text "The final publication is available at link.springer.com". Author retains the right to use his/her article for his/her further scientific career by including the final published journal article in other publications such as dissertations and postdoctoral qualifications provided acknowledgement is given to the original source of publication.

    Author is requested to use the appropriate DOI for the article. Articles disseminated via link.springer.com are indexed, abstracted and referenced by many abstracting and information services, bibliographic networks, subscription agencies, library networks, and consortia.

    For Readers

    While the advice and information in this journal is believed to be true and accurate at the date of its publication, neither the authors, the editors, nor the publisher can accept any legal responsibility for any errors or omissions that may have been made. The publisher makes no warranty, express or implied, with respect to the material contained herein.

    All articles published in this journal are protected by copyright, which covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article (e.g., as offprints), as well as all translation rights. No material published in this journal may be reproduced photographically or stored on microfilm, in electronic data bases, video disks, etc., without first obtaining written permission from the publisher (respective the copyright owner if other than Springer). The use of general descriptive names, trade names, trademarks, etc., in this publication, even if not specifically identified, does not imply that these names are not protected by the relevant laws and regulations.

    Springer has partnered with Copyright Clearance Center's RightsLink service to offer a variety of options for reusing Springer content. For permission to reuse our content please locate the material that you wish to use on link.springer.com or on springerimages.com and click on the permissions link or go to copyright.com, then enter the title of the publication that you wish to use. For assistance in placing a permission request, Copyright Clearance Center can be connected directly via phone: +1-855-239-3415, fax: +1-978-646-8600, or e-mail: info@copyright.com.


    © Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology(KIOST) and the Korean Society of Oceanography (KSO) and Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht