The International Ocean Institute's major publication is The Ocean Yearbook, since 1978, and originally under the senior editorship of the late Professor Elisabeth Mann Borgese, is a collaborative initiative of the IOI in Malta and the Marine & Environmental Law Institute (www.dal.ca/law/MELAW) and published by Brill Nijhoff Publishers at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. The Ocean Yearbook presents leading-edge articles, reports and reference materials devoted to the issues and concerns affecting the world’s oceans.
Devoted to assessing the state of the ocean and coastal governance, knowledge, and management, the Ocean Yearbook provides information in one convenient resource. The objectives of the Ocean Yearbook include encouraging emerging young scholars and fostering contributions from developing countries.
Articles provide multidisciplinary expert perspectives on contemporary issues. Each new volume draws on policy studies, international relations, international and comparative law, management, marine sciences, economics, and social sciences. Each volume contains key legal and policy instruments and an annually updated global directory of ocean-related organizations.
Ocean Yearbook was founded by the late Elisabeth Mann Borgese and is currently edited by Aldo Chircop, Moira L McConnell, and Scott Coffen-Smout. The editorial offices of Ocean Yearbook are in the Marine & Environmental Law Institute. Thirty-two volumes have been published, with the University of Chicago Press publishing volumes 1-20.
The Yearbook is now available online. Learn more about the electronic product here:
Ocean Yearbook 32 edited by Aldo Chrcop, Scott-Coffen-Smout and Moira McConnell at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.
As in previous editions, articles provide multidisciplinary expert perspectives on contemporary issues. Each new volume draws on policy studies, international relations, international and comparative law, management, marine sciences, economics, and social sciences. Each volume contains key legal and policy instruments.
Book reviews and key legal and policy instruments are also included. The Yearbook is now available online. Learn more about the electronic product here.
The IOI’s Ocean Yearbook publication is published by Brill Nijhoff in cooperation with the Marine & Environmental Law Institute, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Articles on issues and prospects, ocean governance, living resources of the ocean, non-living ocean resources, transportation and communications, environment and coastal management, maritime security, military activities, regional developments, training and education, and ocean polar issues will be considered for Volume 33.
The Ocean Yearbook Student Prize is an annual competition open to students writing research papers on marine affairs subjects at any university or other tertiary education institution. The paper of the 2018 Ocean Yearbook Student Prize winner will be offered publication acceptance in Volume 33, to be published in 2019.
The deadline for submissions is the end of the business day on 13 May 2018, with results being announced by 16 July 2018. Papers should be submitted electronically in Word or Wordperfect and also as a hard copy. All enquiries and paper submissions should be directed to the Co-Editor, Ocean Yearbook Editorial Office.
EDITORS: Aldo Chircop, Scott Coffen-Smout and Moira McConnell.
Please address your correspondence to:
Scott Coffen-Smout, Co-Editor
Ocean Yearbook Editorial Office
Marine & Environmental Law Institute
Schulich School of Law
6061 University Avenue PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia
CANADA B3H 4R2