OXFORD, England, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
First volume now available for free on ScienceDirect
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 http://www.journals.elsevier.com/international-journal-of-marine-energy. About Elsevier Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, helping research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively. A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group plc, a world leading provider of professional information solutions. The group employs more than 30,000 people, including more than 15,000 in North America. Reed Elsevier Group plc is owned equally by two parent companies, Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. Their shares are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RUK and ENL. Media contact Melanie Thomson Elsevier +44(0)1865-843827 firstname.lastname@example.org SOURCE Elsevier