MTS Journal

 MTS Journal Scopes   

The Marine Technology Society Journal 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.

Current Impact Factor:  .678
Eigenfactor:  000111
Article Influence Score:  .264

*MTS Members, click the "MTS Journal Online" link at right.

Calls For Papers

The MTS Journal invites submissions of original manuscripts based on research within one of the professional disciplines of the Society.

  • Volume 51, Number 2: March/April 2017
    Marine Biofouling and its Prevention
    Guest Editors: Dr. Kelli Hunsucker and Dr. Emily Ralston
    Manuscript submission deadline October 18. More information here.


Editorial Calendar

Upcoming editions of the MTS Journal:


  • Volume 50, Number 6: November/December 2016
    Military Activities:  Preserving the Legacy, Evaluating Threats, and Mitigating Impacts
    Guest Editors: Geoff Carton and Lisa Symons
    Draft manuscripts due July 7, 2016 More information here.


  • Volume 51, Number 1: January/February 2017
    General Issue
    Draft manuscripts due August 25, 2016
  • Volume 51, Number 2: March/April 2017
    Marine Biofouling and its Prevention
    Draft manuscripts due October 18, 2016


Author Information


Information for submitting manuscripts can be found at here.

Authors who intend to submit a manuscript are encouraged to complete an author information form (available on the website listed above) and return it to Amy Morgante as soon as possible.

For comments, suggestions or requests, please send email to Amy Morgante.


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.


The MTS Journal (Print ISSN 0025-3324) is published six times a year by the Marine Technology Society.

Marine Technology Society
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Washington, DC 20005
Ph: 202.717.8705
Fax: 202.347.4302

No part of the publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means, except as permitted under section 107 or 108 of the 1976 United States Copyright Act, without either the prior written permission of the publisher or authorization through the

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Fax: (978) 750-4470

Permissions and Reprints

Permission and reprint inquiries should be directed to Suzanne Voelker at the MTS Office at (202) 717-8705 ext. 102.


Claim Policy

Domestic Claims: Missing journal claims must be made within three (3) months of the issue date and can only apply once a year. Second and subsequent claims for missing journals beyond claim periods will incur the full cost of the missing issue, including postage.

International Claims: Due to unreliable delivery and the high cost of postage, Journal issues for international subscribers. The replacement cost is $135 per issue or $116 online through IngentaConnect The agent is responsible for paying all shipping costs, duties, and/or taxes, We strongly recommend that all international subscribers strongly consider moving to our online version and archives of the MTS Journal.

Claims filed due to insufficient (or no notice) of change of address will not be honored.

Consolidated Order Claims: missed-issue claims will not be accepted for bulk orders delivered to an agent’s consolidated shipping address.

Send claims to only, no paper claims.


2016 subscription Rates

Members: An 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 is available to institutional subscribers in both print and online formats. Subscription prices are:

  • Online only (including15 years archived online Journal issues): US$465
  • Online with print: (including 14 years archived online Journal issues) US$499
  • Print only within the USA: US$155; Canada: US$155 ;International: US$250 (Includes shipping.)

For subscription inquiries please call Suzanne Voelker, (202) 717-8705 ext. 102.

Full 2016 price sheet available at Journal Price List 2016


For inquiries concerning advertising, contact Suzanne Voelker, 202-717-8705 ext 102.

Manuscript Submission

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

Editorial Board

Anni Vuorenkoski Dalgleish, Ph.D.
Harbor Branch Oceanographic
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
HARRIS CapRock Corporation

Eugene Massion
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute



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