Marine Resource and Ocean Science (MROS) is an international peer-reviewed, open access, online journal.
MROS is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal which provides a forum for the publication of papers addressing all areas of marine resource development & utilization, and related ocean science and engineering. The journal aims to be the premier resource of seminal and insightful research and showcases for researchers in both academia and industry, constructing a platform of inspiration for exploring the relationship between marine resource and ocean science & engineering, promoting the development and utilization of marine resource, and seeking for a balance between the marine resource development and environmental ecology.
The scope of the journal focuses on the breadth of marine resource and ocean science & engineering, addressing the variety of theoretical, methodological, epistemological, empirical and practical issues in the fields of ocean science and engineering, the related emerging technologies and their application in marine resource development and utilization, environmental ecology protection, etc.
Research works suitable for publication in MROS include (but are not limited to) the following:
The journal is owned by OAE Publishing Inc.
Gold open access. All articles published by MROS are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately from the date of publication. For further information, please refer to Open Access.
Articles in MROS are published under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0). The CC BY 4.0 allows for maximum dissemination and re-use of open access materials and is preferred by many research funding bodies. Under this license users are free to share (copy, distribute and transmit) and remix (adapt) the contribution for any purposes, even commercially, provided that the users appropriately acknowledge the original authors and the source.
Copyright is retained by authors. Authors are required to sign a License to Publish (which can be downloaded from the journal's Author Instructions), granting MROS, which identifies itself as the original publisher, exclusive rights to publish their articles, and granting any third party the right to use the articles freely as long as the integrity is maintained and the original authors, citation details and publisher are identified.
For more information about the editorial team, please refer to Editorial Board.
All manuscripts submitted to MROS should adhere to MROS's Editorial Policies.
The Editors of this journal enforce a rigorous peer-review process together with strict ethical policies and standards to guarantee to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, image manipulation, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. The Editors of MROS take such publishing ethics issues very seriously and are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use CrossCheck (powered by iThenticate) to check submissions against previous publications.
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