Started in 1972, this multi-disciplinary journal publishes full papers and short communications. The Indian Journal of Marine Sciences, issued monthly, is devoted to the publication of communications relating to various facets of research in (i) Marine sciences including marine engineering and marine pollution; (ii) Climate change & (iii) Geosciences i.e. geology, geography and geophysics. IJMS is a multidisciplinary journal in marine sciences and geosciences. Therefore, research and review papers and book reviews of general significance to marine sciences and geosciences which are written clearly and well organized will be given preference.