Research and Outreach
Research conducted by the Marine Affairs Institute focuses on timely legal and policy issues raised by the development and use of the oceans and coastal zones. The Institute presents research results through a variety of programs and symposia including a lecture series, an international symposium, faculty exchanges, and scholarly publications.
The Institute also works closely with the Maritime Law Society and Environmental Law Society, student organizations comprised of students with interests in admiralty, maritime, and environmental law.
Law student research is available at the Sea Grant Law Fellows Selected Projects webpage.
California Court Considers Meaning of "Best Available Science" in Environmental Reviews
Adam Deitz '14
The Sand Bar
Volume 13:1 January 2014, pg. 7-9
Oil and Water: Agency Action and Judicial Review Under the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships
Marc Fialkoff '14
The Sand Bar
Volume 13:1, January 2014, Page 14-15
Fishing for Tourists: an option for diversifying
Scott Gunst '12
The Working Waterfront
December 13, 2013
Forty Years of the Coastal Zone Management Act
ABA SEER Marine Resources Committee Newsletter
Spring 2013, Vol 16, No. 1
Climate Change Adaptation Efforts on the Ground
What Will the Future Bring?
Narragansett Bay Journal
Spring 2013, Issue #26
The Marine Affairs Institute sponsors speakers, symposia and interdisciplinary training programs that provide law students and practitioners alike with opportunities to meet with other marine law professionals in both formal and informal settings, and learn about recent developments in ocean and coastal law.