Journal Scope

The Marine Technology Society Journal (MTSJ) is the flagship publication of the Marine Technology Society. It publishes the highest caliber, peer-reviewed, papers on subjects of interest to the society: marine technology, ocean science, marine policy and education. The Journal is dedicated to publishing timely special issues on emerging ocean community concerns while also showcasing general interest and student authored works.

   2013 Impact Factor: .757
   2007 Impact Factor: .543
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The MTS Journal is a publication of the Marine Technology Society.  The Marine Technology Society has published the MTS Journal under its current title since 1969.


MTSJ (Print ISSN 0025-3324) is published quarterly by the Marine Technology Society.

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Permissions and Reprints

Permission and reprint inquiries should be directed to Chris Barrett at the MTS Office at 202.717.8705 x101.


Members:  A online subscription to the MTS Journal is a benefit of individual membership in the Marine Technology Society.  Visit the MTS web site for more information and to join.

Institutions:  The MTS Journal and is available to institutional subscribers in both print and online formats.  Online subscribers also have access to the online archive of journal issues starting with volume year 1999. Subscription prices are:

Online only $445

Online with print $470

Print only USA $140. 

Print only Canada $155. 

Print only International $210. 

For subscription inquiries please call Suzanne Voelker at 202.717.8705 x102 or email


For inquiries concerning advertising, contact the Mary Beth Loutinsky at 703.629.3810 or email

Manuscript Submission

Please contact Managing Editor Amy Morgante about submitting manuscripts for the MTS Journal.

Editorial Staff


Anni vuorenskoski Dalgleish, Ph.D.
Harbor Branch Oceanographic
Institute at Florida Atlantic University

Managing Editor:

Amy Morgante

Vice President - Publications:

Erika Montague

Editorial Board: 

Anni Dalgleish, Ph.D.
Harbor Branch Oceanogrphic
Institute at Florida Atlantic University
Scott Kraus, Ph.D.
New England Aquarium
Ralph Rayner, Ph.D.
BMT Limited
Ann Jochens, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
Dhugal Lindsay Ph.D.
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science & Technology
Brock Rosenthal
Ocean Innovations
Donna Kocak
arris CapRock Corporation
Eugene Massion
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute


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