National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI)

National Oceanographic And Maritime Institute (NOAMI)

Authors Guidelines


Since 1984, The Journal of NOAMI has been published by the National Oceanographic and Maritime Institute (NOAMI), Dhaka, Bangladesh, two times a year (June and December). The Journal publishes original research papers on physical, chemical and biological aspects of the oceans, the estuaries, the coasts and their resource utilization and Blue Economy. However, comprehensive review manuscript on relevant topics is also welcome. Authors are invited to submit manuscripts of previously unpublished research to the Editor for publication in The Journal of NOAMI. Authors should adhere to the following guidelines to facilitate review and publication


The manuscript should be organized in the following order: (1) Title, (2) Authors and their affiliations, (3) Abstract, (4) Keywords, (5) Introduction, (6) Materials and Methods, (7) Results, (8) Discussion, (9) Conclusion, (10) Acknowledgement, (11) References, and (12) Appendix (if any). The page limit of Full Paper is 16 journal pages and Short Communication is 6 journal pages.

TITLE should clearly and succinctly portray the contents of the paper, and should not be more than 20 words. ABSTRACT should not exceed 250 words and should clearly summarize the paper’s major issues, methodology, main results, major discussion points and recommendations. KEYWORDS should include a maximum of five keywords. GRAPHS, PHOTOGRAPHS and DIAGRAMS should be referred to as “Fig.” in the text and consecutively numbered. A detailed, self-explanatory caption should be provided for each “Fig.”. Since the Journal is printed in black and white, contrasts in the graphs and photographs should be considered for grey-scale. Soft-copy of the original photographs should be provided in PNG or JPEG or BMP format. TABLES should be numbered consecutively and have self-explanatory titles. All tables must be provided in editable format rather than as image files. Providing the same information in diagrams and tables should be avoided. All scientific and technical data should be presented in the International System of Units (SI), except in unavoidable circumstances.


Should be cited in the text by using the last name of the author(s) and the year of publication in the style of Khan (2001) or (Khan, 2001) according to context. Papers written by three or more authors should be referred to as Hossain et al. (2001) or (Hossain et al., 2001). References should be arranged chronologically in the text, e.g. (Smith et al., 1978; Khan, 2001; Wahab and Islam, 2016). References should be listed alphabetically at the end of the paper. Examples of the correct style to be used when listing references are:


Khalil, G.M. (1990). Floods in Bangladesh: A question of disciplining the rivers. Natural Hazards, 3(4), 379-401.

Young, I.R. (1999). Wind Generated Ocean Waves. First Edition, Elsevier Science Ltd., Oxford, pp. 133-160.

Hossain, M.S., Xiao, W., Khan, M.S.H., Chowdhury, K.R., Ao, S. (2020). Geodynamic model and tectono-structural framework of the Bengal Basin and its surroundings. Journal of Maps, 16(2), 445-458.

IUCN (2016). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-3. . IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. Retrieved on 22 November 2016.


These should not exceed 6 journal pages including tables and figures. The manuscript should not have any headed sections, but Keywords, Acknowledgements (if any) and References.