Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

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 accommodates 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) and 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).

  

 

Section Policies

Articles

Research articles (at least 5 printed pages)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Reviews

Reviews, State-of-the-art evaluations of defined research areas (up to 15 printed pages)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Short Communication

Notes or short Communication, brief reports of important new information deserving priority publication or important personal views on hot topics (up to 4 printed pages)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Comments

Comments, critical, fair assessments of published works and Reply Comments, replies to comments (normally 2 to 3 printed pages)

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

MARINE RESEARCH IN INDONESIA (MRI) operates a double-blind peer-review process. Reviewers may at their own discretion opt to reveal their names to the author/s in their reviews. Each manuscript is reviewed by at least two referees from different countries. All manuscripts are reviewed as rapidly as possible, and an editorial decision is normally reached within 2-6 weeks of submission.

  

 

Publication Frequency

MRI is published twice a year in June and December.

  

 

Open Access Policy

Marine Research in Indonesia provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public to supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.


Creative Commons License
Marine Research in Indonesia by RCO LIPI is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
  

 

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.

  

 

Plagiarism Check

MRI Editorial Board uses Grammarly® Plagiarism Checker software to screen for plagiarism in submitted manuscripts.

  

 

Article Submission & Processing Charges

MRI does not charge any submission and article processing charges. These include submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, and accessing the full-text versions of our articles.