Marine Technology Society Journal (MTSJ)

The Marine Technology Society Journal is the flagship publication of the Marine Technology Society. It publishes the highest caliber, peer-reviewed papers, six times a year, on subjects of interest to the society: marine technology, ocean science, marine policy, and education. The Marine Technology Society has published the MTS Journal under its current title since 1969.

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Current and Archived Issues

MTS Members can access the current issue and all archived issues (Volumes 33-present) via Ingenta. Please login to the Members section of the website to access this content.

Non-MTS Members can access the MTSJ archived issues 13 months and older.

Click here to access archived issues 13 months and older of the Journal.

Current Edition

July/August 2021 MTS Journal - Best of Virtual Oceans 2020 

The July/August 2021 MTS Journal issue (Volume 55, Number 4), "Best of Virtual OCEANS 2020," brings you an eclectic mix of commentaries and articles from marine technology professionals and Student Poster Competition participants in the 2020 OCEANS Singapore--U.S. Gulf Coast conference. 


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Manuscript Submission

The Marine Technology Society Journal publishes the following categories of submissions:

  • Technical/Scientific Paper
  • Technical/Scientific Note
  • Commentary
  • Book Reviews

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

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The Marine Technology Society has recently transitioned to online-only Journal access. The current Volume is available to MTS members and subscribers only. Prior years are available Open Access via Ingenta. Learn more about MTS Journal Subscriptions.

Members: An online subscription to the MTS Journal is a benefit of individual membership in the Marine Technology Society. Individual print copies can be purchased individually via MTS. You may also purchase a 1-year subscription to the MTS Journal, which includes six (6) issues. MTS members may opt to add a print subscription to their membership during their join/renewal period. Printed copies are priced at $40 per issue plus shipping charges. Shipping fees and times vary based on location. 

Institutions:  The MTS Journal is available to institutional subscribers in online format. Digital subscriptions (including archived online Journal issues) are priced at US$488.

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

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:

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Danvers, MA 01923
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Claim Policy

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Editorial Board

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For inquiries concerning advertising, contact Amy Morgante.

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