Publication Ethics & OA Statement
Publication Ethics Statement
SCIRP is committed to maintaining high standards through a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies.
Any infringements of professional ethical codes, such as plagiarism, fraudulent use of data, bogus claims of authorship,
should be taken very seriously by the editors with zero tolerance.
SCIRP follows the Code of Conduct of the
Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE),
and follows the COPE Flowcharts for Resolving Cases of Suspected Misconduct.
The submitted manuscript should not have been previously published in any form and must not be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
Please find further information on Publication Ethics at SCIRP on
Open Access Statement
• Information for Authors
• In the Authors' Guidelines for each journal (Menu item "For Authors")
All articles from Open Journal of Marine Science (OJMS) have "free availability on the public internet, permitting any users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself." (From the BOAI Definition of Open Access)
Please find further information about Open Access at SCIRP on
• SCIRP's Open Access Page
• About SCIRP ("What is Open Access?", " How Open is SCIRP on the 'Open Access Spectrum'?")