Coasts is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on coastal engineering, management, conservation, biology and ecology, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within GeoRef, and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: first decisions in 16 days; acceptance to publication in 5.8 days (median values for MDPI journals in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names are published annually in the journal.
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Topic in Coasts, Drones, Geosciences, JMSE, Remote Sensing, Sensors
Drones for Coastal and Coral Reef Environments Topic Editors: Javier Leon, Daniel L. Harris, Stephanie Duce
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Special Issue in Coasts
The World’s Dynamic and Complex Edges of the Sea—A Special Issue Celebrating the Launch of COASTS Guest Editors: Brooke Maslo, Thomas Schlacher, Matthieu de Schipper
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Coasts
Measuring Shoreline Variability and Understanding Its Local Impacts Guest Editor: Rodrigo Mikosz Goncalves
Deadline: 31 August 2023
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