ISSN 1679-8759 printed version
ISSN 1982-436X online version



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The Brazilian Journal of Oceanography covers the entire spectrum of disciplines within the science of oceanography, publishing articles dealing with the biological oceanography, physical oceanography, marine chemistry, sedimentology and geology, from coastal and estuarine waters out to the open sea. Emphasis is placed on inter-disciplinary process-oriented contributions. BJO also publishes issues dedicated to results of scientific meetings and of large inter-disciplinary studies or topical issues on specific subjects.

The audience is composed by physical, chemical and biological oceanographers, marine sedimentologists, geologists and geochemists, marine biologists and ecologists.

Papers sent to BJO must present results from original research and be written in english.

The manuscript should be sent to the editor who verifies its property in relation to the scope of the periodical. Manuscripts are critically evaluated by two reviewers. The Editor decides on acceptance or rejection. Acceptable manuscripts are usually returned to the author for consideration of comments and criticism.

The BJO publishes articles in three formats, as follows, but review articles are occasionally accepted.
a) Original article: up to 30 pages, figures and tables included;
b) Note: up to 07 pages, figures and tables included;
c) Review article: up to 50 pages,figures and tables included

There is no charge for articles submission and evaluation.


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