Marine Research in Indonesia

MARINE RESEARCH IN INDONESIA (MRI) has been published since 1956 by Indonesia's oldest marine research institute, the Research Center for Oceanography of LIPI (Indonesian Institute of Sciences). MRI focuses on physical, chemical, biological and geological oceanographic research in the Indonesian seas and the adjacent Indo-Pacific region. MRI highly welcomes submissions resulted from international collaborative works. 

MRI is an open access journal with a double-blind peer-review policy. The journal regularly publishes every June and December by accommodating:

  • Research Articles (at least 5 printed pages)
  • Reviews (state-of-the-art evaluations of defined research areas; up to 15 printed pages)
  • Notes or Short Communication (brief reports of important new information deserving priority publication or important personal views on emerging topics; up to 4 printed pages)
  • Comments (critical, fair assessments of published works)
  • Reply to Comments (replies to comments; normally 2 to 3 printed pages)
  • In some occasions, MRI also publishes special issues on topics related to marine studies (up to 10 printed pages).

MRI is recognized as an international journal with 30 credit points in the Indonesian system (SK Kepala LIPI No. B-2452/K.KP/III/2015). With accreditation numbers 535/AU2/P2MI-LIPI/06/2013 (June 2013-June 2016), 329/E/2016 (May 2016-May 2018) and has been renewed to December 2020 (21/E/KPT/2018) by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (RISKTEKDIKTI) of the Republic of Indonesia.

ISSN: 0216-2873 (print) and 2443-2008 (online)

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Vol 43, No 1 (2018)

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Lisa Fajar Indriana, Muhammad Firdaus, - Supono, Fawzan Bhakti Soffa
Sari Budi Moria Sembiring, Gigih Setia Wibawa, I Nyoman Adiasmara Giri, Jhon Harianto Hutapea, - Haryanti
Ana Setyastuti
Wisnu Arya Gemilang, Ulung Jantama Wisha, Guntur Adhi Rahmawan


Andreas Kunzmann, Zainal Arifin, Gunilla Baum