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December 2020

About the Journal

The Journal of Physical Oceanography (JPO) publishes research related to the physics of the ocean and to processes operating at its boundaries. Observational, theoretical, and modeling studies are all welcome, especially those that focus on elucidating specific physical processes. Papers that investigate interactions with other components of the Earth system (e.g., ocean–atmosphere, physical–biological, and physical–chemical interactions) as well as studies of other fluid systems (e.g., lakes and laboratory tanks) are also invited, as long as their focus is on understanding the ocean or its role in the Earth system.

ISSN: 0022-3670; eISSN: 1520-0485

Chief Editor

Jerome A. Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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3.318

2019 Journal Impact Factors in the Oceanography category

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