Oceanography Resources Guide

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Databases
Academic Search Premier - searches a wide range of magazines, newspapers, and journals
JSTOR - full-text collection with a number of journals focusing on biological and environmental science
America's News - search for newspaper articles of interest in topics in oceanography

 
Magazines and Journals in Oceanography
Oceanography: First published in July 1988, Oceanography is the official magazine of The Oceanography Society. It contains peer-reviewed articles that chronicle all aspects of ocean science and its applications. In addition, Oceanography solicits and publishes news and information, meeting reports, hands-on laboratory exercises, career profiles, book reviews, and shorter, editor-reviewed articles that address public policy and education and how they are affected by science and technology.

Fisheries Oceanography: The international journal of the Japanese Society for Fisheries Oceanography, Fisheries Oceanography is designed to present a forum for the exchange of information amongst fisheries scientists worldwide.

Fisheries Oceanography:

  • presents original research articles relating the production and dynamics of fish populations to the marine environment

  • examines entire food chains - not just single species

  • identifies mechanisms controlling abundance

  • explores factors affecting the recruitment and abundance of fish species and all higher marine tropic levels

Oceanus: Oceanus, the oceanography magazine produced by WHOI, now has an online version at https://www.whoi.edu/oceanus/. Initial articles feature deep ocean exploration, such as the evolutionary puzzle of seafloor life, life beneath the sea floor, and undersea earthquakes. Articles on current research in the coastal ocean, including the debate over wind farms, are being added regularly, and future articles will focus on ocean life, from marine mammals to genetics.

Nature: An international, interdisciplinary journal of science. Covers all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Aso provides rapid, authoritative news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.

Discover: Newsmagazine of science devoted to the wonders, mysteries and challenges of modern science, written for the educated layperson.

Scientific American: Authoritative articles on all sciences by scientists who do the research reported. Edited for the interested layman. Features science and the citizen, computer reactions, the amateur scientists, reviews of current books in science and bibliographies.

New York Times

 
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