The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law

Editor-in-Chief: David Freestone
The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law addresses all aspects of marine and coastal law. In addition to normal in-depth scholarly articles, the Journal contains a distinctive feature: a vigorous ‘Current Legal Developments’ section which provides notes and commentary on international treaties and case law, national statute law, national court decisions, and other aspects of state practice; includes the relevant original documentation where appropriate; and monitors developments in relevant international organizations at a global and regional level. The format also includes a book review section.

Volumes 1-7 of The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law have been published under the name of International Journal of Estuarine and Coastal Law

Thomson's Scientific Journal Citation Report for 2017 ranks The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law with an Impact Factor of 0.633.

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Editor-in-Chief
David Freestone, The George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC, USA
E-mail: dfreestone@law.gwu.edu

Editorial Board
Professor Alan E. Boyle, University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Robin Churchill, Law School, University of Dundee, UK
Professor J. Scott Davidson, Vice Chancellor, Newman University, Birmingham, UK
Sarah Dromgoole, Former Professor of Maritime Law, University of Nottingham, UK
Professor William Edeson, Professorial Fellow, University of Wollongong, Australia
Professor Alex Oude Elferink, Director, NILOS, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Professor Erik Franckx, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
Professor N.J.J. Gaskell, TC Beirne School of Law, University of Queensland, Australia
Kristina M. Gjerde, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme
Professor Jan Glazewski, Institute of Marine and Environmental Law, University of Cape Town
Professor Ellen Hey, Professor of Public International Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Professor James Kraska, Stockton Center for the Study of International Law, U.S. Naval War College, USA
Professor Seokwoo Lee, Inha University Law School, South Korea
Professor Rainer Lagoni, Director, Law of the Sea and Maritime Law Institute, University of Hamburg, Germany
Michael W. Lodge, Secretary General, International Seabed Authority, Kingston, Jamaica
Professor Ronán Long, Director, Global Oceans Institute, World Maritime University, Sweden
Professor A.V. Lowe, Emeritus Chichele Professor, University of Oxford, UK
Dr. Nilüfer Oral, Director, Centre for International Law, NUS, Singapore
Professor Alexander Proelss, Faculty of Law, University of Hamburg, Germany
Professor Rosemary Rayfuse, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Professor Clive Schofield, Head of Research, WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University
Professor Tullio Scovazzi, Professor of International Law, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Professor Davor Vidas, The Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Lysaker, Norway
Professor Julia Xue, Shanghai Jiaotong University
Professor Zou Keyuan, Harris Professor of International Law, Lancashire Law School, UK

Current Legal Developments Editor
Dr Richard Barnes, Lincoln Law School, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln, LN6 7TS, UK.
Tel.: (+44) 078 146 48707; e-mail: RBarnes@lincoln.ac.uk.
Book Review Editor
Dr. James Harrison, Professor of Environmental Law, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Law School, Tel: +44 (0)131 650 2040, Email: james.harrison@ed.ac.uk.