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About This Journal

Science Partner Journal Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Research (OLAR) is an Open Access journal published in affiliation with Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhuhai) (SML) and distributed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Like all partners participating in the Science Partner Journal program, OLAR is editorially independent from the Science family of journals and SML is responsible for all content published in the journal. To learn more about the Science Partner Journal program, visit the SPJ program homepage.

Should researchers be interested in submitting their work to OLAR, we ask that they please first review the Information for Authors page.

OLAR content is Open Access, publishing under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) on a continuous basis. This means that content is freely available to all readers upon publication and content is published as soon as production is complete. SML holds an exclusive license to the content, the author(s) hold copyright and retain the right to publish.

AAAS is a member of the following organizations: ALPSP, DOAJ, OASPA, ORCID, SSP, and STM.

Mission and Scope

Aimed at serving the Earth system scientific community and promoting technological innovation, Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Research (OLAR) is committed to publishing high-quality papers and strives to become a top-tier international journal with significant academic influence.

With an emphasis on ocean-related sciences, OLAR provides an international platform for researchers engaged in marine, terrestrial, and atmospheric studies and the interactions among them. The journal welcomes relevant fundamental research in physics, chemistry, biology and geology, and also emerging applied research in ocean observation, environment protection, and resources utilization. Manuscripts featuring cutting-edge science, innovative technology, and interdisciplinary studies within the journal’s scope are particularly welcome.

Topics of the journal encompass but are not limited to:

  • Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Interaction 
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Marine Geology and Geophysics
  • Chemical Oceanography
  • Marine Meteorology
  • Atmospheric Physics and Atmospheric Environment 
  • Cryosphere Science
  • Estuarine and Coastal Science
  • Marine Engineering and Technology
  • Exploration and Utilization of Marine Resources
  • Ocean Carbon Neutrality

    Publication Identifier

    e-ISSN: 2771-0378

    DOI Prefix: 10.34133


      If you are an author seeking information regarding editorial policies or if you have questions about submitting a manuscript, please first review the journal’s Publication Ethics and the Information for Authors page.

      Editorial and submissions inquiries

      Tel: +86 756 684 1273

      OLAR Editorial Office
      Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Zhuhai)
      No.4 Haiqin Building
      No.2 Daxue Road
      Zhuhai, Guangdong, China, 519082

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