Dr Aline Jaeckel

PhD, UNSW, 2015

LLM, Leiden University (Netherlands), 2011

LLB, UWE Bristol (UK), 2009

Dr Aline Jaeckel is a Lecturer at UNSW Law and a recipient of an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA). She is also an Honorary Senior Fellow at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong. Her work focuses on marine environmental management, ocean governance, law of the sea, and international environmental law. Aline has a particular research interest in the emerging regulation of deep seabed mineral mining and is the author of ‘The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle (Brill, 2017). Aline sits on the editorial board of Marine Policy and the advisory board to the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, a global interdisciplinary network of researchers focused on science-policy engagement in ocean governance. 

Aline previously worked as a Research Fellow at Macquarie Law School, funded by the Macquarie University Research Fellowship scheme, as well as the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam, Germany, for a project on ecological parameters for deep seabed mining. Aline holds a PhD from UNSW, an LLM from Leiden University in the Netherlands, and an LLB from UWE Bristol in the UK.

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Book Chapters

Singh P; Jaeckel A, 2018, 'Future Prospects of Marine Environmental Governance', in Salomon M; Markus T (ed.), Handbook on Marine Environment Protection Science, Impacts and Sustainable Management, Springer, pp. 621 - 633, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-60156-4_32

Jaeckel A; Stephens T, 2017, 'The interpretation of sustainable development principles in ITLOS', in Sustainable Development Principles in the Decisions of International Courts and Tribunals: 1992-2012, pp. 339 - 354, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315769639

Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Article 166 – The Secretariat', in Proelss A (ed.), United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary, Hart Publishing Limited, pp. 1170 - 1174, http://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/the-united-nations-convention-on-the-law-of-the-sea-9781849461924/

Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Article 167 – The Staff of the Authority', in Proelss A (ed.), United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary, Hart Publishing Limited, pp. 1174 - 1180, https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/the-united-nations-convention-on-the-law-of-the-sea-9781849461924/

Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Article 168 – International Character of the Secretariat', in Proelss A (ed.), United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: A Commentary, Hart Publishing Limited, pp. 1181 - 1187, https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/the-united-nations-convention-on-the-law-of-the-sea-9781849461924/

Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Article 169 – Consultation and cooperation with international and non-governmental organizations', in Proelss A (ed.), United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea A Commentary, Hart Publishing Limited, pp. 1188 - 1193, https://www.bloomsburyprofessional.com/uk/the-united-nations-convention-on-the-law-of-the-sea-9781849461924/

Rayfuse RG; Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Conceptions of Risk in an Institutional Context: Deep Seabed Mining and the International Seabed Authority', in Rayfuse R; Ambrus M; Werner W (ed.), Risk and the Regulation of Uncertainty in International Law, Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 161 - 176

Books

Jaeckel AL, 2017, The International Seabed Authority and the Precautionary Principle Balancing Deep Seabed Mineral Mining and Marine Environmental Protection, BRILL, Leiden; Boston, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004332287

Journal articles

Jaeckel A, 2019, 'Strategic environmental planning for deep seabed mining in the area', Marine Policy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2019.01.012

Niner HJ; Ardron JA; Escobar EG; Gianni M; Jaeckel A; Jones DO B; Levin LA; Smith CR; Thiele T; Turner PJ; Van Dover CL; Watling L; Gjerde KM, 2018, 'Deep-sea mining with no net loss of biodiversity-an impossible aim', Frontiers in Marine Science, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00053

Durden JM; Lallier LE; Murphy K; Jaeckel A; Gjerde K; Jones DO B, 2018, 'Environmental Impact Assessment process for deep-sea mining in ‘the Area’', Marine Policy, vol. 87, pp. 194 - 202, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.10.013

Van Dover CL; Arnaud-Haond S; Gianni M; Helmreich S; Huber JA; Jaeckel AL; Metaxas A; Pendleton LH; Petersen S; Ramirez-Llodra E; Steinberg PE; Tunnicliffe V; Yamamoto H, 2018, 'Scientific Rational and International Obligations for Protection of Active Hydrothermal Vent Ecosystems from Deep-sea Mining', Marine Policy, vol. 90, pp. 20 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2018.01.020

Durden JM; Durden JM; Jones DO B; Murphy K; Jaeckel A; Van Dover CL; Christiansen S; Gjerde K; Ortega A; Durden JM, 2017, 'A procedural framework for robust environmental management of deep-sea mining projects using a conceptual model', Marine Policy, vol. 84, pp. 193 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.07.002

Van Dover CL; Ardron JA; Escobar E; Gianni M; Gjerde KM; Jaeckel A; Jones DO B; Levin LA; Niner HJ; Pendleton L; Smith CR; Thiele T; Turner PJ; Watling L; Weaver PP E, 2017, 'Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining', Nature Geoscience, vol. 10, pp. 464 - 465, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2983

Jaeckel A; Gjerde KM; Ardron JA, 2017, 'Conserving the common heritage of humankind – Options for the deep-seabed mining regime', Marine Policy, vol. 78, pp. 150 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.01.019

Jaeckel A, 2016, 'Current Legal Developments International Seabed Authority', International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, vol. 31, pp. 706 - 719, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718085-12341416

Jaeckel A; Ardron JA; Gjerde KM, 2016, 'Sharing benefits of the common heritage of mankind – Is the deep seabed mining regime ready?', Marine Policy, vol. 70, pp. 198 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.03.009

Jaeckel A, 2016, 'Deep seabed mining and adaptive management: The procedural challenges for the International Seabed Authority', Marine Policy, vol. 70, pp. 205 - 211, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2016.03.008

Jaeckel A, 2015, 'An Environmental Management Strategy for the International Seabed Authority? The Legal Basis', The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, vol. 30, pp. 93 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718085-12341340

Jaeckel A, 2013, 'Intellectual property rights and the conservation of plant biodiversity as a common concern of humankind', Transnational Environmental Law, vol. 2, pp. 167 - 189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2047102512000234

Media

Niner H; Jaeckel A; Ardron J; Levin L, 2018, Mining the deep seabed will harm biodiversity. We need to talk about it, https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/06/mining-the-deep-seabed-will-harm-biodiversity-we-need-to-talk-about-it

Jaeckel A, 2015, How a small office in Jamaica might be our best hope for regulating deep sea mining, The Conversation, https://theconversation.com/how-a-small-office-in-jamaica-might-be-our-best-hope-for-regulating-deep-sea-mining-48229

Other

Jaeckel A, 2018, The International Seabed Authority: Current Challenges for Deep Seabed Mining, https://zeitschrift-vereinte-nationen.de/suche/zvn/artikel/klare-regeln-fuer-den-tiefseebergbau/

Jaeckel A, 2015, The Precautionary Principle in Marine Environment Law-With Special Reference to High Risk Vessels, MARTINUS NIJHOFF PUBL, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718085-12341342

Reports

Amon D; Baker M; Currie B; Escobar-Briones E; Gollner S; Hilario A; Jaeckel A; Jones D; Levin L; Metaxas A; Orcutt B; Radziejewska T; Ramirez-Llodra E; Rowden A; Thurber A; Tunnicliffe V; Turner P; van der Grient J; Vanreusel A; Washburn T; Yamamoto H, 2018, Submission on the ‘Working Draft – Exploitation regulations (ISBA/24/LTC/WP.1/Rev.1)’ to the International Seabed Authority by the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, http://dosi-project.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/DOSI-Comment-on-ISA-Draft-Exploitation-Regulations-September-2018.pdf

Jaeckel A; Amon D; Ardron J; Cobley A; Colaco A; Currie B; Gjerde K; Metaxas A; Rozemeijer M; Tunnicliffe V, 2018, Submission on the ‘Draft Strategic Plan for the International Seabed Authority for the Five-Year Period 2019-2023’ to the International Seabed Authority by the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, https://www.isa.org.jm/files/documents/EN/SPlan/Subs/DOSI.pdf

Bending Z; Alam S; Daft S; Davies K; Govind P; Jaeckel A; Tomossy G, 2018, Submission to ‘the Parliamentary Inquiry into Trade in Elephant Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn’ by the Centre for Environmental Law at Macquarie University, https://www.aph.gov.au/DocumentStore.ashx?id=46ceae93-e7c5-43b3-a06b-ee6ae43825ae&subId=611577

Bending Z; Alam S; Govind P; Jaeckel A; Daft S; Preston J; Tomossy G; Davies K, 2018, Submission to ‘the Senate Inquiry into Australia’s Faunal Extinction Crisis’ by the Centre for Environmental Law at Macquarie University, https://www.aph.gov.au/DocumentStore.ashx?id=0902a32b-c76d-456c-a437-4e0a23c5ecdd&subId=659645

Amon D; Ardron J; Cobley A; Currie B; Gjerde K; Gollner S; Howell K; Jaeckel A; Juniper SK; Levin L; Ramirez-Llodra E; Germain C; Thiele T; Tunnicliffe V, 2017, Submission on the ‘Working draft – Exploitation regulations (ISBA/23/LTC/CRP.3*)’ to the International Seabed Authority by the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, https://www.isa.org.jm/files/documents/EN/Regs/2017/A-Sc/DOSI.pdf

Friedman A; Jaeckel A; Billett D; Currie D; Jones D; Gjerde K; Davis-Mattis L; Weaver P; Grogan R; Roady S, 2017, Submission on the ‘Questions Posed by the International Seabed Authority’s Secretary-General Regarding Draft Exploitation Regulations – August 2017 (ISBA/23/C/12)’ by the CODE Project funded by PEW Ch, https://www.isa.org.jm/files/documents/EN/Regs/2017/ENgo/Pew.pdf

Jaeckel A, 2017, The Implementation of the Precautionary Approach by the ISA, International Seabed Authority, Jamaica, ISA Discussion Paper No. 5, https://www.isa.org.jm/files/documents/EN/Pubs/DPs/DP5.pdf

Gjerde K; Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Effective Protection of the Marine Environment’ in First Report of the CODE Project – Developing ISA Environmental Regulations, PEW Charitable Trusts, PEW Charitable Trusts, http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/white-papers/2017/07/first-report-of-the-code-project-developing-international-seabed-authority-environmental-regulations

Morato T; Jaeckel A, 2017, 'Adaptive Management’ in First Report of the CODE Project – Developing ISA Environmental Regulations, PEW Charitable Trusts, PEW Charitable Trusts, http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/white-papers/2017/07/first-report-of-the-code-project-developing-international-seabed-authority-environmental-regulations

Tunnicliffe V; Ardron J; Boschen R; Jaeckel A; Levin L; Smith C; Swaddling A; van Dover C, 2016, Submission on the ‘Working draft – Exploitation regulations (ISBA/Cons/2016/1)’ to the International Seabed Authority by the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, https://www.isa.org.jm/files/documents/EN/Regs/DraftExpl/Comments/DOSI.pdf

Christiansen S; Ardron J; Jaeckel A; Singh P; Unger S, 2016, Towards Transparent Governance of Deep Seabed Mining, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, IASS Policy Brief 2/2016, http://www.iass-potsdam.de/en/content/towards-transparent-governance-deep-seabed-mining

Theses / Dissertations

Jaeckel A, 2015, The International Seabed Authority and Marine Environmental Protection: A Case Study in Implementing the Precautionary Principle, UNSW, University of New South Wales, http://www.unsworks.unsw.edu.au/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=UNSWORKS&docId=unsworks_36813&fromSitemap=1&afterPDS=true

2017                  Macquarie University Faculty of Arts Early Career Researcher Prize

2017                  Finalist for the Award of Early Career Researcher of the Year (Humanities, Business and Social Sciences category), Macquarie University

2016                  Gerard J. Mangone Prize for the best contribution to the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law in 2015 for the article ‘An Environmental Management Strategy for the International Seabed Authority? - The Legal Basis’

2016                  UNSW Faculty of Law PhD Excellence Award for outstanding results

2012-2015        UNSW, University Postgraduate Award & Faculty Top Up (full PhD scholarship)

2012-2015        New Zealand Law Foundation, Doctoral Scholarship (awarded but not taken up)

Period

Recipient(s)

Funding body

Funding scheme

Amount

2019-2021

Aline Jaeckel

Australian Research Council

DECRA (DE190101081)

Mining the deep oceans: ensuring compliance with international obligations

$364,990

2016-2019

Aline Jaeckel

Macquarie University

Macquarie University Research Fellowship (ID 9201501192)

The regulation of mineral mining in the deep oceans: ensuring environmental protection and sustainable development

$321,946

2015-2017

CIs: Sebastian Unger, Dr Sabine Christiansen, Stefanie Schmidt, Dr Aline Jaeckel, Katherine Houghton

German Federal Environment Agency

Competitive tender to advise the German Federal Environment Agency on ‘Ecological Safeguards for Deep Seabed Mining’

$361,475 

law of the sea

international environmental law 

regulation of seabed mining

environmental management of seabed mining 

ocean governance

science-law-policy interface of ocean governance