Marine Technology Society Journal

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.

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Call For Papers

The MTS Journal invites submissions of original manuscripts based on research within one of the professional disciplines of the Society. We are seeking paper submissions for the May/June, July/August and November/December issues of the Marine Technology Society Journal.

Information for submitting manuscripts can be found 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.


Members: An online subscription to the MTS Journal is a benefit of individual membership in the Marine Technology Society. To subscribe to the print version of the Journal, or for non-member subscriptions, click here.

Institutions:  The MTS Journal is available to institutional subscribers in both print and online formats. Subscription prices are:

  • Online only (including 15 years archived online Journal issues): US$488
  • Online with print: (including 14 years archived online Journal issues) US$524
  • Print only within the USA: US$244; Canada: US$276 ;International: US$394 (Includes shipping.)


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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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.


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Editorial Board

Kelli Hunsucker, Ph.D.
Emily Ralston, Ph.D.
Florida Institute of
Andrew M. Clark, Ph.D., P.E.
The Link Foundation
Alicia M. Gorton, Ph.D., PMO
Pacific Northwest National
Ann Jochens, Ph.D.
Texas A&M University
Donna Kocak
HARRIS CapRock Corporation
Brock Rosenthal
Ocean Innovations
Scott Kraus, Ph.D.
New England Aquarium
Ralph Rayner, Ph.D.
BMT Limited
Prasanta K. Sahoo, PhD.
Institute of Technology