Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Journal: International Journal of Marine Energy

First volume now available for free on ScienceDirect

Oxford, UK, September 3, 2013

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the launch of the International Journal of Marine Energy, a new journal devoted to publishing fundamental and applied research and case studies relevant to all forms of marine and ocean energy.

Professor AbuBakr Bahaj, Professor of Sustainable Energy and Head of the Energy and Climate Change Division at the University of Southampton, will serve as Editor-in-Chief. The journal targets topics such as fluid mechanics, design, modelling and optimisation of devices and arrays/farms, environmental assessment, design codes, regulations, policy, economics, monitoring, planning evaluation, legislation and legal aspects related to sustainable exploitation of the ocean resources.

“The launch of International Journal of Marine Energy demonstrates what an exciting time this is for marine and ocean energy research,”said Professor Bahaj. “Over the past few years, there has been a growing desire within the community to boost research output and development, which has resulted in the need for a specific forum for our pioneering research.”

"As a market leader in publishing research journals, Elsevier is committed to ensuring scientific communities have access to appropriate outlets for their papers,” added Bethan Keall, Publishing Director at Elsevier. “We are delighted to support this growing research field with the launch of International Journal of Marine Energy.

The first volume of the journal has been published and is now available for free on ScienceDirect.

For more information or to submit an article, visit www.journals.elsevier.com/international-journal-of-marine-energy

# # #

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence,and ClinicalKey—and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

Media contact
Melanie Thomson
Elsevier
+44 1865 843827
m.thomson@elsevier.com