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ECSS journal

Proceedings from ECSA 55 : "Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines: estuaries and coastal seas in a rapidly changing world" have been published in the latest Special Issue of ECSS Volume 198, Part B, Pages 311-656 (5 November 2017).

Edited by Sally Little, Kate L. Spencer, Henk M. Schuttelaars and Geoff E. Millward

The Special Issue contains 30 papers from a range of...Read full article

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14 Nov 17
From left to right - Dr Tim Jennerjahn (ECSA Councillor), Prof. Alice Newton (ECSA Councillor), Prof. Xiuzhen Li (Conference Organiser, State Key Laboratory for Estuarine and Coastal Research (SKLEC) at the East China Normal University (ECNU)), Prof. Shu Gao (Conference Chair and Director of SKLEC at the ECNU) and Prof. Mike Elliott (ECSA Councillor).

ECSA 2017 'Where Land Meets Ocean: The Vulnerable Interface' was held in Shanghai, China (16-20 Oct, 2017). The conference attracted 180 delegates from 21 countries and over 100 papers were presented, which spanned a wide range of disciplines and regions, but with a geographical focus on China's coasts.

The conference was jointly organised by ECSA and the State Key Laboratory of...Read full article

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1 Nov 17
Estuarine and coastal hydrography and sediment transport

Edited by R. J. Uncles (Plymouth Marine Laboratory) and S. B. Mitchell (University of Portsmouth) this new ECSA handbook provides a practical guide to the latest remote and in situ techniques used to measure sediments, quantify seabed characteristics, and understand physical properties of water and sediments and transport mechanisms in estuaries and coastal waters.

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25 Sep 17

We welcome you to participate in ECSA 2017, “Where Land Meets Ocean: The Vulnerable Interface”!

The...Read more about this event

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14 Apr 17

The 47th Annual General Meeting of ECSA is to be held in the Board room of the Port of Poole Offices at 2pm on the 17th May 2017 and all members are welcome to attend. At the AGM we will hear reports of the society’s activities over the last and elect the society’s Council who are responsible for running the affairs. The Agenda and papers are available via this web page. If you wish to be...Read more about this event

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14 Apr 17

Hosted by the Estuarine & Coastal Sciences Association and Poole Harbour Study Group 

Conference themes

  • The science of Marine Protected Areas
  • MPAs and fisheries: Policy & practice
  • Climate change, non-indigenous species and marine conservation
  • Post Brexit UK policy and European Marine Sites
  • Recreational & commercial pressures: Impacts & solutions
  • Water quality, nutrients, and eutrophication.

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20 Jan 17

In December ESCA plan to launch a new, vibrant and interactive website to better engage researchers and practitioners internationally in promoting excellence in estuarine and coastal marine science, technology and management.

New features will include dynamic format and content for improved user experience via portable and desktop devices; improved access to membership benefits...Read full article

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20 Jan 17