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We are pleased and excited to announce the start of a new webinar series: The ECSA Files!. The webinars will take place on the last Thursday of each month between 1-2pm GMT (UCT), starting 25th February 2021. Our first speaker will be Professor David Paterson (Executive Director of MASTS - the Marine Alliance for Science & Technology Scotland), who will be speaking about “Coastal ... Read full article

Please note that this conference will now be online. The organisers have made the decision in light of the ongoing Covid19 pandemic. Details are not yet finalised, but will posted to the conference website as soon as possible.Read full article

ECSA, amongst other organisations, is sponsoring this online meeting. Please note that attendees need to register by 5p.m. on Friday 15th January, so there are only a few days left to register.

For further information please see the attached document. To register please go to ... Read full article

ECSA celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2021. To mark this milestone event, we will publish an edited volume, provisionally entitled "Challenges in Estuarine & Coastal Science".  We would like to extend to members the opportunity to contribute to this celebratory, but forward-looking, volume. Please see the attached document for further details.Read full article

Please see the attached regarding the position of Trustee for the Scottish Seabird Centre. The centre's strategic plan can be found here
Please note the vacancy has a tight deadline. If you are interested, please ... Read full article

A virtual ECSA Focus Meeting/ International Conference on "Conservation of Mangrove Ecosystem: Synergies for Fishery Potential (CMESFP-2020)" is being organised by the University of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram, India, on 19-21 November 2020.

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18 Oct 20

As the spread of COVID-19 continues and the situation is still uncertain, Elsevier and the Conference Chairs have taken the decision to postpone ECSA58 – EMECS13.

More information will be available shortly.Read full article

Following the postponement of the AGM last month due to the extraordinary circumstances we find ourselves in, the meeting will now be held remotely using an electronic platform (zoom) from 1-2pm on Thursday the 14th May 2020. All members are welcome to attend. To join the meeting you must send an email to the ECSA secretary by Tuesday the 12th May 2020, including your name and membership ... Read full article

Unfortunateley, due to the Coronavirus epidemic, we must postpone the ECSA AGM, which was due to be held at Plymouth on the 2nd April. We will provide further information on a new date, when the public health situation becomes clearer.Read full article

The ECSA focus meeting ‘From catchment to coast with an emphasis on the estuaries and coastal waters of SW England’ in Plymouth (31 March 2020 to 2 April 2020) is to be POSTPONED.

Postponement is due to the risk presented by Covid19.

New dates will be announced as soon as the National position becomes clearer. We apologise for any inconvenience, but the safety of participants ... Read full article