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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.

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2014 Calls For Papers

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

Call For Papers: September/October 2014 - Progress in Polar Research Instrumentation and Methodologies  Guest edited by Carol Janzen & Peter Winsor. For Call for Paper click here. Manuscripts are due April 25, 2014.

Call For Papers: September/October 2014 issue of the MTS Journal Important Dates:

Submission information can be found here.
• April 25, 2014 - Manuscripts due
• June 20, 2014 -  Authors receive reviews
• July 18, 2014  - Authors submit revisions
• August 1, 2014 - Authors receive final comments
• August 8, 2014 -  Authors submit final revisions
• August 22, 2014 - Authors receive proofs
• August 29, 2014  - Authors return final corrections
• Early October - MTSJ available online and sent to printer

Editorial Calendar



July/August 2014: Focus on Student Papers, Guest edited by Grace Young & Camille Pagniello

September/October 2014: Progress in Polar Research Instrumentation and Methodologies, Guest edited by Carol Janzen & Peter Winsor.

November/December 2014: Leak Detection. Guest edited by Daniel Esser & Ryan


Author Information


Information for submitting manuscripts can be found at /author_info/
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 <>


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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Permissions and Reprints

Permission and reprint inquiries should be directed to Chris Barrett at the MTS Office at (202) 717-8705 ext. 101.


Missing Claim Policy

Missing journal claims from subscribers 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. No exceptions. A new mailing address will be required for claims to be mailed and will be fulfilled at the discretion of the society. Claims filed due to insufficient (or no notice) of change of address will not be honored. Send claims to only, no paper claims.


No price increase for subscriptions in 2014!

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 (including 14 years archived online Journal issues): $435
  • Online with print: $460
  • Print only within the USA and Canada: $135. Outside the USA: $200 (Includes shipping.)

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

Full 2013 price sheet available at  JournalPriceList2013


For inquiries concerning advertising, contact Mary Beth Loutinsky, (703) 461-6743.

Manuscript Submission

Please contact Editor Dr. Ann Jochens or Managing Editor Amy Morgante about submitting manuscripts for the MTS Journal.

Editorial Staff

Editor: Dr. Ann Jochens , TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
Managing Editor: Amy Morgante
VP - Publications : Donna Kocak

Editorial Board

Ann Jochens, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University

Scott Kraus, Ph.D.
New England Aquarium
Jill Zande
MATE Center 
Dhugal Lindsay, Ph.D.
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science
& Technology
Justin Manley
Teledyne Benthos, Inc.
Eugene Massion
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Donna Kocak
HARRIS CapRock Corporation
Brian Bingham, Ph.D.
University of Hawaii at Manoa


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