About the Journal
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, geological oceanographic as well as coastal management studies in the Indonesian seas and the adjacent Indo-Pacific region. MRI highly welcomes submissions resulted from international collaborative works.
MRI accommodates original papers as 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).