The initiative to this book came from the Norwegian Centre for Maritime and Diving Medicine. From our network we have recruited experts of maritime medicine to contribute with authorship to the three editions of the book. The authors are all well known and reputed for their expertise in the different fields they have covered. We welcome any expert of maritime medicine to contribute to this book by adding comments and supplements to existing chapters, writing new ones and participating in discussions.

The members of the board are:

  • Canals, Luisa - Spain
  • Carter, Tim - United Kingdom
  • Froholdt, Lisa Loloma - Denmark
  • Haga, Jon Magnus - Norway
  • Hansen, Henrik - Denmark
  • Horneland, Alf Magne - Norway (Chair)
  • Seidenstücker, Klaus - Germany
  • Stannard, Suzanne - United Kingdom
  • Ulven, Arne Johan - Norway
  • Verbist, Rob - Belgium

Chief Editor:

  • Haga, Jon Magnus - Norway


  • Stannard, Suzanne - United Kingdom
  • Horneland, Alf Magne - Norway

Editorial Advisor:

  • Carter, Tim - United Kingdom


The Norwegian Centre for Maritime Medicine want to express our gratitude.