Current Issue: Mapping our Oceans

Technological enhancements and new burning questions about the ocean are changing the concept of ocean mapping. No longer is our sole purpose just to map the ocean’s depth. Mapping the ocean now includes mapping the ocean surface from satellites and ships, mapping the water column, mapping the seafloor morphology and benthic habitat, and interrogating the subsea for various reasons. [Guest Editor Paul Brett]

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Call for Technical Papers

The JOT production team invites the submission of technical papers that describe cutting edge research (themes and deadlines below). Papers should present the results of new (i.e., not previously published) research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length. All papers are subject to a rigorous peer-review process. All peer-reviewed papers in the JOT are open access.

Climate change - submit by December 5, 2015

Plastic oceans - submit by February 26, 2016

Maritime simulation - submit by May 30, 2016

Baited traps for fishing - submit by August 16, 2016


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