FAQs

What are the benefits of subscribing to the JOT?

Each issue of the JOT provides a window into important issues and corresponding innovation taking place in a range of ocean sectors – all in an easy-to-read format with full colour, high resolution graphics and photography. It is of interest to the private sector as well as academic, scientific, industrial, regulatory and governance organizations worldwide working above, on, or below the ocean’s surface.


What are the JOT’s subscription rates?

Please click here to link to the JOT’s subscription rates.


How can I publish my research in the JOT?

The JOT publishes essays that highlight selected themes in a concise manner, and peer-reviewed technical papers that describe cutting edge research in the chosen theme area. Essays should be both educational and thought-provoking, and no longer than 3,000 words in length. Peer-reviewed technical papers should present the results of new research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length. All papers are subjected to a rigorous peer-review process.  To view upcoming themes and submission deadlines, click here.


How can I submit news items for publishing consideration?

We want to hear about your new developments and advances in technology. Please use our contact form to submit your news items or send directly to the Managing Editor via e-mail: dawn.roche@mi.mun.ca.


Is the JOT recognized academically?

The JOT is an open access publication, which means that all technical papers published in the JOT are available online to anyone, anywhere in the world. The JOT has been providing unrestricted access to peer-reviewed research in the field of ocean technology since Volume 1, Number 1, 2006. The JOT is also indexed with Scopus, one of the largest abstract and citation databases of peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. The JOT is also included in EBSCO, Elsevier and Google Scholar. Such indexing allows us to further disseminate scholarly content to a larger market; helps authenticate the myriad of research activities taking place around the globe; and provides increased exposure to our authors and editors.


How can I become a member of the reviewers’ panel?

The JOT production team invites ocean technology experts to serve as members of the JOT reviewers’ panel. In this role, members will be asked to conduct extensive reviews on submitted technical papers and make recommendations on publication. If you are interested in serving as a member of this panel, please use our contact form.


How can I become a member of the international editorial board?

The editorial board reviews technical papers and provides advice and input to ensure that the JOT maintains and increases its position as a high quality, international scientific periodical. Editorial board members are appointed for two-year terms. The membership reflects the diversity of the ocean technology sector and includes members who have experience relevant to the focus of the JOT. If you are interested in joining the JOT editorial board, please use our contact form.


Where is the JOT published?

The JOT is an independent quarterly periodical published in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, by the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland.


How often is the JOT published?

The JOT is published four times a year: March, June, September and December.


How can I advertise in the JOT?

Each issue of the JOT is distributed quarterly to 1,200+ buyers, suppliers, researchers and decision makers around the globe, and at strategic international oceans-related conferences and exhibitions. Please click here to learn more about JOT advertising opportunities.


What are the benefits of subscribing to The Journal of Ocean Technology?

Each issue of the JOT provides a window into important issues and corresponding innovation taking place in a range of ocean sectors – all in an easy-to-read format with full colour, high resolution graphics and photography. It is of interest to the private sector as well as academic, scientific, industrial, regulatory and governance organizations worldwide working above, on, or below the ocean’s surface.

What are the JOT’s subscription rates?

Please click here to link to the JOT’s subscription rates.

How can I receive a sample copy of the JOT?

The JOT production team would be very pleased to provide a sample copy. Please use our contact form to make this request.

How can I publish my research in the JOT?

The JOT publishes essays that highlight selected themes in a concise manner, and peer-reviewed technical papers that describe cutting edge research in the chosen theme area. Essays should be both educational and thought-provoking, and no longer than 3,000 words in length. Peer-reviewed technical papers should present the results of new research in ocean technology, science or engineering, and be no more than 7,500 words in length. All papers are subjected to a rigorous peer-review process.  To view upcoming themes and submission deadlines, click here.

How can I submit news items for publishing consideration?

We want to hear about your new developments and advances in technology. Please use our contact form to submit your news items or send directly to the Managing Editor via e-mail: dawn.roche@mi.mun.ca.

Is the JOT recognized academically?

The JOT is an open access publication, which means that all technical papers published in the JOT are available online to anyone, anywhere in the world. The JOT has been providing unrestricted access to peer-reviewed research in the field of ocean technology since Volume 1, Number 1, 2006.

The JOT is also indexed with Scopus, one of the largest abstract and citation databases of peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. The JOT is also included in EBSCO, Elsevier and Google Scholar. Such indexing allows us to further disseminate scholarly content to a larger market; helps authenticate the myriad of research activities taking place around the globe; and provides increased exposure to our authors and editors.

How can I become a member of the reviewers’ panel?

The JOT production team invites ocean technology experts to serve as members of the JOT reviewers’ panel. In this role, members will be asked to conduct extensive reviews on submitted technical papers and make recommendations on publication. If you are interested in serving as a member of this panel, please use our contact form.

How can I become a member of the international editorial board?

The editorial board reviews technical papers and provides advice and input to ensure that the JOT maintains and increases its position as a high quality, international scientific periodical. Editorial board members are appointed for two-year terms. The membership reflects the diversity of the ocean technology sector and includes members who have experience relevant to the focus of the JOT. If you are interested in joining the JOT editorial board, please use our contact form.

Where is the JOT published?

The JOT is an independent quarterly periodical published in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, by the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University of Newfoundland.

How often is the JOT published?

The JOT is published four times a year: March, June, September and December.

How can I advertise in the JOT?

Each issue of the JOT is distributed quarterly to 1,200+ buyers, suppliers, researchers and decision makers around the globe, and at strategic international oceans-related conferences and exhibitions. Please click here to learn more about JOT advertising opportunities.