Staff

Professor Clive Schofield

Clive Schofield

Position: Professor and Director of Research, ANCORS
Challenge Lead, Sustaining Coastal and Marine Zones, UOW Global Challenges Program 
Phone number: +61 (02) 4221 4446
Email: clives@uow.edu.au
Office: UOW Innovation Campus, ITAMS Building 233, Room 109, Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong, NSW, 2522, Australia          

Biography:

Professor Clive Schofield is Director of Research at the Australian Centre for Ocean Resource and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong. He is also the Leader of the University's Sustaining Coastal and Marine Zones research theme within UOW’s Global Challenges Program. He currently holds an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship and is a former ARC QEII Fellow.  He has published over 200 scholarly papers including 22 books and monographs (inclusive of edited works) on these issues as well as geo-technical aspects of the law of the sea and maritime security. He holds a PhD (geography) from the University of Durham, UK and an LLM from the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Clive serves as an International Hydrographic Office (IHO)-nominated Observer on the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS). He has also been involved in the peaceful settlement of boundary and territory disputes, for example through the provision of technical advice and research support to governments engaged in boundary negotiations and in dispute settlement cases before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) and has been appointed as a Peacebuilding Adviser on behalf of the United Nations and World Bank. 

Research interests:

Clive is a political geographer and international legal scholar whose research interests relate to international boundaries and particularly maritime boundary delimitation and marine jurisdictional issues. 

Current research projects:

  • Maritime legal practice and policy in the Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf: synergies and challenges for Australian trade and security
  • Building an Indian Ocean Region
  • The Role of Fisheries in Promoting or Jeopardising Security in the Gulf of Guinea
  • Contested border geographies
  • Islands and maritime disputes
  • The spatial extent and implications of overlapping claims to maritime jurisdiction
  • International law and sea level rise 

Research students:

  • Genevieve QUIRK: Addressing the Oceans Governance Challenge of Realising Marine Spatial Protection Targets in Oceania 
  • Candice VISSER: The Intersection of Legal Regimes at the Edge of the Continental Shelf  

PhD graduates:

  • Shaun LIN: Subnational joint cooperation in marine environmental protection: Scalar narratives from the Gulf of Thailand

Potential topics for HDR & Honours Supervision:

Issues related to: Maritime boundary delimitation; Maritime disputes; Technical issues in the law of the sea 

Recent awards and fellowships:

  • Fellow, Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)
  • Australian Research Council Future Fellowship awarded October 2010, commenced March 2011.
  • Australian Research Council QEII Research Fellowship awarded November 2005.
  • University of British Columbia Dean of Law’s Thesis prize, 2008-2009
  • Global Associate, Centre for International Law (CIL), National University of Singapore (NUS) (from 2011)
  • Global Ocean Fellow, Inha University, Incheon, Korea (from 2009) 
Competitive research funding:

ARC competitive research funding:

  • Maritime legal practice and policy in the Indian Ocean and Arabian Gulf: synergies and challenges for Australian trade and security (2012-15);
  • Building an Indian Ocean Region (2012-15);
  • The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction: Overcoming Uncertainties and Safeguarding Australia’s Interests (including Future Fellowship) (2011-2014);
  • Maritime Legal Practice and Policy in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific (including QEII Fellowship, 2006-11);
  • A Marine Cadastre for Australia – Addressing Key Scientific and Policy Issues (2005-08); 

Non-ARC competitive research funding:

  • Climate Change, Resources and Energy Security: Maritime Security Implications for an Island Nation (2010-12), Research Support for National Security (RSNS) project grant from the Australian Prime Minister and Cabinet Office (PM&C);
  • The Role of Fisheries in Promoting or Jeopardising Security in the Gulf of Guinea (2013-14), AusAID Development Research Scheme (ADRAS). 
Professional membership:
  • Registered Member, Institute of Australian Geographers (IAG)
  • Member, United Nations Development Programme’s  Experts Roster for Rapid Response (ExpRes), Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR)
  • Member, Roster of Experts, United Nations Crisis Communications Unit
  • Member, International Law Association (Australian Branch)
  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL)
  • Member, Committee of Management of the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG)
  • Member, International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)
  • Member, Australian Institute for International Affairs (AIIA) 
Selected Publications:

Scholarly Books (and Monographs including edited works)

  • Schofield, C.H., Kwon, M-S, and Lee, S. (eds) (2014), The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction, (The Hague: Brill/Martinus Nijhoff). CHS contribution c.80%. ISBN: 978-90-04-26258-4, 794pp. 
  • Beckman, R., Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (2013) (eds), Beyond Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Legal Frameworks for the Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Resources, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013). CHS contribution c.25%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Warner, R. (2012) (eds) Climate Change and the Oceans: Gauging the Legal and Policy Currents in the Asia Pacific Region, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Elleman, B., Kotkin, S. and Schofield, C.H. (eds) (2012) Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia, (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Publishers, Northeast Asia series).  CHS contribution c.⅓. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (ed.) (2012) Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Legal Regimes and Cooperation, National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR), Special Report No.37, February 2012, 160p. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (ed.) (2011) Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Energy and Geopolitics, National Bureau of Asian Research Special Report No.35, December 2011, 198p. 
  • Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I., Djalal, H., Storey, I., Miller, M. and Cook, T. (2011) From Disputed Waters to Seas of Opportunity: Overcoming Barriers to Maritime Cooperation in East and Southeast Asia, National Bureau of Asian Research Special Report No.30, July 2011, 30p. CHS contribution c.30%. 
  • Gullett, W., Schofield, C.H., and Vince, J. (2011) (eds) Marine Resources Management, LexisNexis Butterworths. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Storey, I. (2009) The South China Sea Dispute: Increasing Stakes, Rising Tensions, Occasional Paper, (Washington D.C.: The Jamestown Foundation, October). 

Book Chapters

  • Freestone, D. and Schofield, C.H. (in press) ‘The Caribbean Sea’, in Rothwell, D.R., Elferink, A.O., Scott, K.N. and Stephens, T. (eds), Oxford Handbook on the Law of the Sea (Oxford: Oxford University Press). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (forthcoming) ‘Defining Areas for Joint Development in Disputed Waters’, in Wu, S. (ed.) Recent Developments in the South China Sea and Prospects for Joint Development, (London: Routledge, publication expected 2015). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (forthcoming) ‘Untangling a Complex Web: Understanding Competing Maritime Claims in the South China Sea’, in Storey, I. (ed.) The South China Sea Dispute: Political and Security Implications for the Regions Future, (Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asian Studies) (submitted and accepted March 2012, publication expected 2015). 
  • Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I. (2013) ‘Graduations between Land and Sea: Recent Developments and Emerging Clarity?’, The South China Sea: Cooperation for Regional Security and Development, (Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Hanoi). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (in press) ‘Dividing and Managing Increasingly International Waters: Delimiting the Bering Sea, Strait and Beyond’, in Kraska, J. and Scheiber, H. (eds), Science, Technology and New Challenges in Ocean Law, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (in press) ‘Trouble over the Starting Line: State Practice concerning Baselines in the South China Sea’, in Wu Shicun, Valencia, M.J. and  Hong Nong (eds), The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and the South China Sea, (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, publication expected 2015). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Sas, B. (in press) ‘Uncovered and Unstable Coasts: Climate Change and Territorial Sea Baselines in the Arctic’, in Lalonde, S. and McDorman, T. (eds) The Arctic Ocean: Essays in Honour of Donat Pharand, (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Lee, S., Telesetsky, A. and Schofield, C.H. (2014), ‘Slipping the Net: Why is it so Difficult to Crack Down on IUU Fishing?’,pp.88-119 in Nordquist, M.H. and Moore, J.N. (eds), Global Challenges and Freedom of Navigation, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). CHS contribution c.25%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘Adrift on Complex Waters: Geographical, Geopolitical and Legal Dimensions to the South China Sea Disputes’, pp.24-45 in Buszynski, L. and Roberts, C. (eds), The South China Sea and Australia’s Regional Security Environment (London: Routledge). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2014), ‘Securing the World’s most Dangerous Strait?: The Bab al-Mandeb and Gulf of Aden’, pp.268-298 in Oral, N. (ed.), Safety, Security and Environmental Protection in Straits Used in International Navigation:  Is International Law Meeting the Challenge?, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff, publication expected 2014). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘Defining the “Boundary” between Land and Sea: Territorial Sea Baselines in the South China Sea’, pp.21-54 in Beckman, R., Page, M.R. and Bernard, L. (eds) UNCLOS and the South China Sea (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers). 
  • Schofield, C.H., Lee, S. and Kwon, M-S (2014) ‘Exploring the Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction’, pp.1-20 in Schofield, C.H., Lee, S. and Kwon, M-S (eds), The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction, (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘The Eldorado Effect: Reappraising the “Oil Factor” in Maritime Boundary Disputes’, pp.111-126 in Schofield, C.H., Lee, S. and Kwon, M-S (eds), The Limits of Maritime Jurisdiction, (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘One Step Forwards, Two Steps Back? Progress and Challenges in the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries since the drafting of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea’, pp. 217-239 in Xue, J. And White, A. (eds) 30 Years of UNCLOS: Progress and Prospects, (Beijing: China University of Political Science and Law Press). 
  • Bateman, S. and Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Australia and the Continental Shelf Regime Beyond 200 Nautical Miles’, pp.89-105 in Gao, Z., Zhang, H., Zhang, H. and Li, J. (eds) Technical and Legal Aspects of the Regime of the Continental Shelf and the Area, Vol.III, (Beijing: China Institute for Marine Affairs, Second Institute of Oceanography, China Democracy and Legal System Publishing House). CHS contribution c.40%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Holding Back the Waves: Sea Level Rise and Maritime Claims’, pp.593-614 in Ruppel, O.C., Roschmann, C. and Ruppel-Schlichting (eds), Climate Change: International Law and Global Governance, Vol.I, Legal Responses and Global Responsibility, (Nomos Publishing, Germany). 
  • Potts, T. and Schofield, C.H. (2013), ‘Climate Change and Evolving Regional Ocean Governance in the Arctic’, pp.437-446 in Scheiber, H.N. and Paik, J.-H. (eds), Institutions, Regions and the Law of the Sea: Studies in Oceans Governance, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Warner, R. (2013) ‘A Horn of Troubles: Understanding and Addressing the Somali “Piracy” Phenomenon’, pp.49-80 in Dew, A.J. and Garofano, J. (eds), The Indian Ocean and International Security, (Newport, Rhode Island: U.S. Naval War College/Georgetown University Press, 2013). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Beckman, R.C., Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (2013), ‘Why Joint Development in the South China Sea?’ pp.1-14 in Beckman, R., Schofield, C.H. and Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (eds), Beyond Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Legal Frameworks for the Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Resources, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013). CHS contribution c.25%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013), ‘What’s at Stake in the South China Sea?: Geographical and Geopolitical Considerations’, pp.11-46 in Beckman, R., Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (eds), Beyond Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Legal Frameworks for the Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Resources, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013). 
  • Beckman, R.C., Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (2013), ‘Factors Conducive to Joint Development in Asia – Lessons Learned for the South China Sea’ pp.411-441 in Beckman, R., Schofield, C.H. and Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (eds), Beyond Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Legal Frameworks for the Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Resources, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013). CHS contribution c.20%. 
  • Beckman, R.C., Schofield, C.H., Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (2013), ‘Moving Forward on Joint Development in the South China Sea’ pp.312-331 in Beckman, R., Schofield, C.H. and Townsend-Gault, I., Davenport, T. and Bernard, L. (eds), Beyond Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea: Legal Frameworks for the Joint Development of Hydrocarbon Resources, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2013). CHS contribution c.25%. 
  • Freestone, D. and Schofield, C.H. (2013), ‘Options to Protect Coastlines and Secure Maritime Jurisdictional Claims in the Face of Global Sea Level Rise’, pp.141-165 in Gerrard, M. and Wannier, G. (eds), Threatened Island Nations: Legal Implications of Rising Seas and a Changing Climate, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Departures from the Coast: Trends in the Application of Territorial Sea Baselines under the Law of the Sea Convention’, pp.49-58 in Freestone, D. (ed.)The 1982 Law of the Sea Convention at 30: Successes, Challenges and New Agendas (Leiden: Martinus Nijhoff) (book chapter version of article of the same name listed below). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Warner, R. (2012) ‘Climate Change and the Oceans: Legal and Policy Portents for the Asia-Pacific Region and Beyond’, pp.1-20 in Schofield, C.H. and Warner, R. (2012) (eds) Climate Change and the Oceans: Gauging the Legal and Policy Currents in the Asia Pacific Region, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Arsana, I.M.A. (2012) ‘Climate Change and Maritime Jurisdiction’, pp. 127-152 in Schofield, C.H. and Warner, R. (2012) (eds) Climate Change and the Oceans: Gauging the Legal and Policy Currents in the Asia Pacific Region, (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishers). CHS contribution c.60%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘No Panacea?: Challenges in the Application of Provisional Arrangements of a Practical Nature’, pp.151-169 in Nordquist, M.H. and Moore, J.N. (eds), Maritime Border Diplomacy, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Elleman, B.A. and Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘Introduction’, pp.2-11 in Elleman, B.A., Kotkin, S. and Schofield, C.H. (eds) (2012) Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia, (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Publishers). CHS contribution c.⅓. 
  • Arsana, I.M.A. and Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘Indonesia‘s “Invisible” Border with China’, in Elleman, B.A., Kotkin, S. and Schofield, C.H. (eds) (2012) Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia, (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Publishers). CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Bautista, L. and Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘Philippine-China Border Relations: Cautious Engagement Amidst Tensions’, in Elleman, B., Kotkin, S. and Schofield, C.H. (eds) (2012) Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia, (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Publishers). CHS contribution c.40%. 
  • Elleman, B.A., Kotkin, S. and Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘Conclusions’, pp.317-329 in Elleman, B.A., Kotkin, S. and Schofield, C.H. (eds) (forthcoming) Beijing’s Power and China’s Borders: Twenty Neighbors in Asia, (Armonk: M.E. Sharpe Publishers). CHS contribution c.⅓. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘Islands or Rocks – Is that the real question?: The Treatment of Islands in the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries’, pp.322-340 in Nordquist, M.H., Moore, J.N., Soons, A.H.A. and Kim, H.-S. (eds), The Law of the Sea Convention: US Accession and Globalization, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘New Resource Frontiers? Opportunities and Challenges in Sharing and Distributing the Resources of the Extended Continental Shelf’, pp.131-163 in Jin-Hyun Paik and Seokwoo Lee (eds.), Sharing and Distributing Ocean Resources, (Seoul: Institute of East & West Studies, Yonsei University, Oruem Publishing Company). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Maritime Cooperation in Contested Waters: Addressing Legal Challenges in East and Southeast Asian Waters’, pp.1-6 in Schofield, C.H. (2012) (ed.) Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Legal Regimes and Cooperation, National Bureau of Asian Research Special Report No.37, February 2012. 
  • Arsana, I.M.A. and Schofield, C.H. (2012), ‘Adding Further Complexity?: Extended Continental Shelf Submissions in East and Southeast Asia’, pp.35-59 in Schofield, C.H. (2012) (ed.) Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Legal Regimes and Cooperation, National Bureau of Asian Research Special Report No.37, February 2012. CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Wang, D.K.-H. (2012) ‘The Regime of Islands under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: Implications for the South China Sea’, pp. 61-77 in Schofield, C.H. (2012) (ed.) Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Legal Regimes and Cooperation, National Bureau of Asian Research Special Report No.37, February 2012. CHS contribution c.75%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Rising Tensions over Critical Marine Resources’, pp.1-10 in Schofield, C.H. (2011) (ed.) Maritime Energy Resources in Asia: Energy and Geopolitics, National Bureau of Asian Research Special Report No.35, December 2011. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘The Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries: An Incomplete Mosaic’, pp.665-681 in Wastl-Walter, D. (ed.), The Ashgate Research Companion to Border Studies (Farnham: Ashgate). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Warner, R. (2011) ‘Scuppering Somali Piracy: Global Responses and Paths to Justice’, pp. 45-74 in Forbes, A. (ed.) Australia’s Response to Piracy: A Legal Perspective, Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs, No.31, (Canberra: Sea Power Centre, Australia). 
  • Gullett, W., Schofield, C.H., and Vince, J. (2011) ‘Girt by Sea: The Challenge of Managing Australia’s Marine Resources’, pp.3-8 in Gullett, W., Schofield, C.H., and Vince, J. (eds) Marine Resource Management, LexisNexis Butterworths. 
  • Gullett, W., Schofield, C.H., and Vince, J. (2011) ‘Advancing Maritime Australia’, pp.339-344 in Gullett, W., Schofield, C.H., and Vince, J. (eds) Marine Resource Management, LexisNexis Butterworths. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Defining the Limits and Boundaries of Maritime Australia’, pp.41-57 in Gullett, W., Schofield, C.H., and Vince, J. (eds) Marine Resource Management, LexisNexis Butterworths. 
  • Schofield, C.H., Arsana, A. and van de Poll, R. (2010) ‘The Outer Continental Shelf in the Asia-Pacific Region: Progress and Prospects’, pp. 539-575 in Vidas, D. (ed.), Law Technology and Science for Oceans in Globalization: IUU Fishing, Oil Pollution, Bioprospecting, Outer Continental Shelf, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘A Seabed Scramble: Opportunities and Overlaps on the Outer Continental Shelf in the Asia-Pacific’, pp.197-211 in Veitch, J. (ed.) Strategic Manoeuvres: Security in the Asia Pacific, (Wellington: Centre for Strategic Studies: New Zealand). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Competing Claims to Maritime Jurisdiction in the Indian Ocean: Implications for Regional Marine Biodiversity and Fisheries’, pp.104-137 in Rumley, D., Chaturvedi, S. and Sakhuja, V. (eds) Fisheries Exploitation in the Indian Ocean, (Singapore: Institute for Southeast Asian Studies). 
  • Hanich, Q., Schofield, C.H. and Cozens, P. (2009) ‘Oceans of Opportunity?: The Limits of Maritime Claims in the South Pacific’, pp.17-46 in Hanich, Q. and Tsamenyi, M. (eds), Navigating Pacific Fisheries: Legal and Policy Trends in the Implementation of International Fisheries Instruments in the Western and Central Pacific Region, (Wollongong: Ocean Publications). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Arsana, A (2009) ‘Extending Indonesia?: Opportunities and Challenges related to Indonesia’s Claims to Extended Continental Shelf Rights’, 70-93 in Cribb, R. and Ford, M. (eds), Indonesia Beyond the Water’s Edge: Managing an Archipelagic State (Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies Press). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘The Trouble with Islands: The Definition and Role of Islands and Rocks in Maritime Boundary Delimitation’, pp.19-37 in S.-Y. Hong and J.M. Van Dyke (eds) Maritime Boundary Disputes, Settlement Processes, and the Law of the SeaPublications on Ocean Development, Volume 65 (The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Ian Townsend-Gault, I. (2009) ‘Brokering Cooperation Amid Competing Maritime Claims: Preventative diplomacy in the Gulf of Thailand and South China Sea’, pp.643-670 in Chircop, A., McDorman, T. And Rolston, S. (eds), The Future of Ocean Regime Building: Essays in Tribute to Douglas M. Johnston, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Tsamenyi, M.B., Schofield, C.H. and Milligan, B. (2009) ‘Navigation through Archipelagos: Current State Practice’, pp.413-454 in Nordquist, M.H., Koh, T.B. and Moore, J.N. (eds), Freedom of the Seas, Passage Rights and the 1982 Law of the Sea Convention, (Leiden/Boston: Martinus Nijhoff). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Dangerous Ground – A geopolitical overview of the South China Sea’, pp.7-25 in The South China Sea: Towards a Cooperative Management Regime, London: Routledge. 

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Schofield, C.H. (forthcoming) ‘Securing the Resources of the Deep: Dividing and Governing the Extended Continental Shelf’, in the Berkeley Journal of International Law, Vol.33, no.1 (Spring 2015) (due to be published early 2015). 
  • Beckman, R. and Schofield, C.H. (2014) “Defining EEZ Claims from Islands: A Potential South China Sea Change”, The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, Vol. 29, Issue 2: 193-243. CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘Arming Merchant Vessels: Enhancing or Imperilling Maritime Safety and Security’, Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol.2, no.1: 46-66. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘New Marine Resource Opportunities, Fresh Challenges’, University of Hawai’i Law Review, Vol.35, No.2 (Spring): 715-733, (Honolulu: University of Hawai’i). 
  • Schofield, C.H., Telesetsky, A. and Lee, S. (2013) ‘A Tribunal Navigating Complex Waters Implications of the Bay of Bengal Case’, Ocean Development and International Law, Vol.44, no.4: 363-388. CHS contribution c.60%. 
  • Qiu, W., Jin, X., Schofield, C.H. and Li, M. (2013) ‘Preliminary Considerations on the Potential Influence of Submarine Fans on Marine Delimitation’, Acta Oceanologica Sinica (Journal of the Chinese Society of Oceanography), Vol.32, no.12: 133-142. 
  • Bateman, S. and Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Australia’s Outer Continental Shelf Regime’, Australian Journal of Marine and Ocean Affairs, Vol.4, no.4: 131-140 (revised version of publication n.25). CHS contribution c.40%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Departures from the Coast: Trends in the Application of Territorial Sea Baselines under the Law of the Sea Convention’, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 27 (2012): 723-732. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Telesetsky, A. (2012) ‘Grey Clouds or Clearer Skies Ahead? Implications of the Bay of Bengal Case’, American Society of International Law, Law of the Sea Reports, Vol.III (2012), no.1. CHS contribution c.75%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Townsend-Gault, I. (2012) ‘From Sundering Seas to Arenas of Cooperation: Applying the Regime of Enclosed and Semi-enclosed Seas to the Adriatic’, Geoadria, Volume 17, no.1 (June 2012): 13-24. CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Parting the Waves: Claims to Maritime Jurisdiction and the Division of Ocean Space’, Penn State Journal of Law and International Affairs (JLIA), Volume 1, issue 1: 40-58. 
  • Owen, N.O. and Schofield, C.H., ‘Disputed South China Sea Hydrocarbons in Perspective’, Marine Policy, Vol.36 (2012), no.3, 809-822. CHS contribution c.40%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Rising Waters, Shrinking States: The Potential Impacts of Sea Level Rise on Claims to Maritime Jurisdiction’, German Yearbook of International Law, Vol.54 (2011). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘A Pirate Paradise: Underlying Causes and Key Challenges in Countering Piracy off the Horn of Africa’, Mitteilungen der Österreichischen Geographischen Gesellschaft, 152. Jg. (Jahresband), Wien: 63-85. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Townsend-Gault, I. (2011) ‘Choppy Waters Ahead in a “sea of peace, cooperation and friendship”?: Slow Progress Towards the Application of Maritime Joint Development to the East China Sea’, Marine Policy, Vol.35: 25-33. 
  • Potgieter, T. and Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘Poverty Poaching and Pirates: Geopolitical Instability and Maritime Insecurity off the Horn of Africa’, Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, Vol.6, Issue 1 (June): 86-112. 
  • Schofield, C.H., Potts, T. and Townsend-Gault, I. (2009) ‘Boundaries, Biodiversity, Resources, and Increasing Maritime Activities: Emerging Oceans Governance Challenges for Canada in the Arctic Ocean’, Vermont Law Review, Vol.34, no.1 (Fall 2009): 35-55. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Shifting Limits?: Sea Level Rise and Options to Secure Maritime Jurisdictional Claims’, Carbon and Climate Law Review, Vol.4 (2009): 405-416. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Potts, T. (2009) ‘Across the Top of the World?: Emerging Arctic Navigational Opportunities and Arctic Governance’, Carbon and Climate Law Review, Vol.4 (2009): 472-482. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘The Tip of a Fast-disappearing Iceberg?: Implications of the opening up of the Northern Sea Route’, Commentary, Australian Journal of Marine and Ocean Affairs, Vol.1, no.4: 132-134. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Arsana, A (2009), ‘Closing the Loop: Indonesia’s Revised Archipelagic Baselines System’, Commentary, Australian Journal of Marine and Ocean Affairs, Vol.1, no.2: 57-62. 
  • Beckman, R. and Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Moving Beyond Disputes over Island Sovereignty: ICJ Decision Sets Stage for Maritime Boundary Delimitation in the Singapore Strait’, Ocean Development and International Law, Volume 40, no.1: 1-35. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Blurring the Lines: Maritime Joint Development and the Cooperative Management of Ocean Resources’, Issues in Legal Scholarship, Berkeley Electronic Press, Vol.8, no.1 (Frontier Issues in Ocean Law: Marine Resources, Maritime Boundaries, and the Law of the Sea), Article 3. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Arsana, A (2009) ‘Beyond the Limits?: Outer Continental Shelf Opportunities and Obligations in East and Southeast Asia’, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Volume 31, No.1: 28-63. 

Refereed conference proceedings

  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Securing the Resources of the Deep: Dividing and Governing the Extended Continental Shelf’, pp.301-326 in Scheiber, H., Kwon, M.-S. And Lee, S. (eds) Securing the Ocean for the Next Generation, Vol.1, Law of the Sea Institute Conference Papers Series, Papers from the Law of the Sea Institute, UC Berkeley-Korean Institute for Ocean Science and Technology Conference, Seoul, May 2012, (Berkeley: Law of the Sea Institute, University of California, Berkeley/Korean Institute for Ocean Science and Technology). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and van de Poll, R. (2013) ‘Exploring the Outer Continental Shelf’, in Lodge, M and Zhang, K. (eds), Implementation of Article 82 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Report of the International Workshop convened by the International Seabed Authority in collaboration with the China Institute for Marine Affairs in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China, 26-20 November, 2012, ISA Technical Study No.12, (Kingston, Jamaica: International Seabed Authority, 2013). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Setting Limits and Boundaries in the Pacific: The Essential Framework to Manage Marine Resources’, pp.147-156 in Proceedings of International Symposium on Islands and Oceans, (Tokyo: Ocean Policy Research Foundation). 
  • Van de Poll, R. and Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘A Seabed Scramble: A Global Overview of Extended Continental Shelf Submissions’, Proceedings of the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS) conference on Contentious Issues in UNCLOS – Surely Not?, International Hydrographic Bureau Monaco, 25-27 October 2010. 
  • Arsana, I.M.A. and Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘Imaginary Islands?: Options to Preserve Maritime Jurisdictional Entitlements and Provide Stable Maritime Limits in the face of Coastal Instability’, Proceedings of the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS) conference on Contentious Issues in UNCLOS – Surely Not?, International Hydrographic Bureau Monaco, 25-27 October 2010.
  • Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘The Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries Among the Pacific Island States’, pp.156-169 in Proceedings of International Seminar on Islands and Oceans 2010, 20-22 January 2010, (Tokyo: Ocean Policy Research Foundation) (accepted for publication 24 February 2010). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Against a Rising Tide: Ambulatory Baselines and Shifting Maritime Limits in the Face of Sea Level Rise’, pp.70-77 in Proceedings of International Symposium on Islands and Oceans, (Tokyo: Ocean Policy Research Foundation). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Disputes over Islands and the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries’, pp.265-306 in Proceedings of Transformation of the International Order and Territorial Issues, Seoul, Korea, 6-7 August 2009. 
  • Schofield, C.H., Arsana, I.M.A. (2009) ‘Outer Continental Shelf Submissions in the Asia Pacific Region: Challenges and Opportunities’, Proceedings of Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS) Seminar on Technical Aspects of the Law of the Sea: Problems and Challenges in Maritime Boundary Delimitation and the Role of Geospatial Data in UNCLOS 1982, Bali, Indonesia, 3-4 August 2009.   
  • Lokita, S., Arsana, I.M.A. and Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘The Use of Archipelagic Baselines in Maritime Boundary Delimitation’, Proceedings of Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS) Seminar on Technical Aspects of the Law of the Sea: Problems and Challenges in Maritime Boundary Delimitation and the Role of Geospatial Data in UNCLOS 1982, Bali, Indonesia, 3-4 August 2009. 

Other publications 

  • Schofield, C, ‘Why the world is wary of China’s ‘great wall of sand’ in the sea’, The Conservation (8 May 2015). Available online
  • Andersen, N, Arsana, I.M.A., Belmonte, I., Bisnath, S., Blick, G., Brown, J., Carleton, C.M., Macnab, R., Rizos, C., Schofield, C.H., Shipman, S., Sideris, M., Sustina, S., Tani, S., Usui, A., Wyatt, D. (eds) (2014), Manual on Technical Aspects of the Law of the Sea (TALOS Manual), Special Publication No.51, (Monaco: International Hydrographic Bureau), prepared by the International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) and the International Association of Geodesy (IAG). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Mansell, J. (2014) ‘Another Titanic Change is needed to Save Lives at Sea’, The Conversation, 11 June 2014, available online.  
  • Beckman, R.C. and Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘Proposal provides platform for discussion’, The Straits Times, 7 March. 
  • Beckman, R.C. and Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘The South China Sea Disputes: Formula for a Paradigm Shift? – A Rejoinder’, (Singapore: RSIS Commentary, 3 March). 
  • Beckman, R.C. and Schofield, C.H. (2014) ‘The South China Sea Disputes: Formula for a Paradigm Shift?’, (Singapore: RSIS Commentary, 19 February). 
  • Beckman, R.C. and Schofield, C.H. (2014)  Mapping a way out of South China Sea disputes’, The Straits Times, 18 February. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘The Definition of Baselines and Maritime Spaces for the Bangsamoro’, Report produced on behalf of the Facility for Advisory Support for Transition Capacities (FASTRAC), Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery, United Nations Development Program/World Bank, October 2013. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Rockall Revisited’, International Zeitschrift, Vol.9, no.2 (September 2013), available online. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Increasingly Contested Waters? Conflicting Maritime Claims in the South China Sea’, Issue Brief in NSC Occasional Paper (Canberra: National Security College, Australian National University). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Postcard from the Edge’, International Zeitschrift, Vol.9, no.1 (April 2013), available online.
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Yachts over the Top: The Potential and Perils of Sailing Arctic Waters’, Professional Yachtsmen’s Association News, (accepted for publication February 2013). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2013) ‘Arctic Myths and Misconceptions’, Current Intelligence, Vol.5, no.1 (Spring 2013). 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Arsana, I.M.A. (2013) ‘The South China Sea’, Map accompanying ‘Agora: The South China Sea’, American Journal of International Law, Vol.107 (January 2013): 95. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Island Disputes and the “Oil Factor” in the South China Sea Disputes’, Current Intelligence, Vol.4, no.4 (Fall 2012). 
  • Van de Poll, R. and Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Exploring to the Outer Limits: Securing the Resources of the Extended Continental Shelf in the Asia-Pacific’, Paper prepared for the 7th Biennial conference organised by the Advisory Board on the Law of the Sea (ABLOS), on UNCLOS in a changing world, Monaco, 3-5 October 2012. CHS contribution c.50%. 
  • Schofield, C.H., McDorman, T.L. and Arsana, I.M.A. (2012) ‘Agreement between Indonesia and Singapore’ The International Maritime Boundaries of the World, Vol.VI, Leiden/Boston: American Society for International Law (ASIL)/Martinus Nijhoff (submitted March 2012). CHS contribution c.60%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Townsend-Gault, I. (2012) ‘Time for the United States to Join the Party? Prospects for US Ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea’, International Zeitschrift, Vol.8, no.3 (December 2012), pp.1-6, available online. CHS contribution c.75%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Klemenčić, M. (2012) ‘Geopolitical Tales’, International Zeitschrift, Vol.8, no.3 (December 2012), pp.7-8, available online. CHS contribution c.40%. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2012) ‘Over the Top?: Retreating Sea Ice and the Prospects for Rising Navigation in the Arctic’, International Zeitschrift, Vol.8, no.1 (January 2012), pp.9-16, available online. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘The Blue Frontier’, Nature, Vol.469 (13 January): 158-159 (book review). 
  • McDorman, T.L. and Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Agreement between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Republic of Indonesia concerning the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf Boundary’, Report No.5-27 in Colson, D.A. and Smith, R.W. (eds) The International Maritime Boundaries of the World, Vol.VI, Leiden/Boston: American Society for International Law (ASIL)/Martinus Nijhoff. 
  • McDorman, T.L. and Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Exchange of Notes between France and Tuvalu constituting an Agreement concerning Provisional Maritime Delimitation between the two Countries’, Report No.5-28 in Colson, D.A. and Smith, R.W. (eds) The International Maritime Boundaries of the World, Vol.VI, Leiden/Boston: American Society for International Law (ASIL)/Martinus Nijhoff. 
  • McDorman, T.L. and Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related Matters’, Report No.5-29 in Colson, D.A. and Smith, R.W. (eds) The International Maritime Boundaries of the World, Vol.VI, Leiden/Boston: American Society for International Law (ASIL)/Martinus Nijhoff. 
  • McDorman, T.L. and Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Agreement between the Government of New Zealand and the Government of the French Republic concerning the Delimitation of the Maritime Boundaries between Wallis and Futuna and Tokelau’, Report No.5-30 in Colson, D.A. and Smith, R.W. (eds) The International Maritime Boundaries of the World, Vol.VI, Leiden/Boston: American Society for International Law (ASIL)/Martinus Nijhoff. 
  • McDorman, T.L. and Schofield, C.H. (2011) ‘Treaty between the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Palau concerning Maritime Boundaries and Cooperation on Related Matters’, Report No.5-31 in Colson, D.A. and Smith, R.W. (eds) The International Maritime Boundaries of the World, Vol.VI, Leiden/Boston: American Society for International Law (ASIL)/Martinus Nijhoff. 
  • Owen, N. and Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘Further and Deeper: The Future of Deepwater Drilling in the Aftermath of Deepwater Horizon Disaster’, International Zeitschrift, Vol.6, no.3 (December 2010), available online.
  • Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘Pirates Ahoy!: The Modern Pirate Menace off the Horn of Africa’, Interaction, Journal of the Geography Teachers’ Association of Victoria. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2010) ‘Geopolitika je morska stvar [Geopolitics All at Sea]’, Hrvatska rejiva, Zagreb, Vol.X, no.3: 62-65. 
  • Schofield, C.H. and Grundy-Warr, C.E.R. (2010) ‘Gulf of Entanglements’, Ocean Insight, Asian Geographic, Issue 2/10: 37-39. 
  • Potts, T. and Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘The Arctic: A Race for Resources or Sustainable Development’, Ocean Challenge, Vol.16, No.2: 15-25. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Against a Rising Tide: Ambulatory Baselines and Shifting Maritime Limits in the Face of Sea Level Rise’, pp.70-77 in Proceedings of International Symposium on Islands and Oceans, (Tokyo: Ocean Policy Research Foundation). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Floating Treasure’, Professional Yachtsmen’s Association News, Issue 17 (2009-2010):12-13. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Nezakopano blago [Unburied Treasure: The Rise of the Somali Pirates], Hrvatska rejiva, Zagreb, Vol. IX, no. 2: 29-34. 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009) ‘Disputes over Islands and the Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries’, pp.265-306 in Proceedings of Transformation of the International Order and Territorial Issues, Seoul, Korea, 6-7 August 2009. 
  • Bateman, S. and Schofield, C.H. (2009), ‘Outer Shelf Claims in the South China Sea: New Dimension to Old Disputes’, (Singapore: RSIS Commentary, 1 July). 
  • Schofield, C.H. (2009), ‘The Other “Pirates” of the Horn of Africa’, (Singapore: RSIS Commentary, 5 January). 

 

Last reviewed: 22 November, 2016