Special Issue "Coastal Systems: Monitoring, Protection and Adaptation Approaches"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 August 2023) | Viewed by 18634
Interests: geomorphology; coastal geomorphology; sea level changes; palaeogeographic reconstructions; geoarchaeology; the study and modelling of natural hazards, with emphasis on the use of new technologies and innovation
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Interests: coastal geomorphology; geomorphology; sea-level changes; palaeoenvironmental reconstructions; geoarchaeology
Coasts are dynamic and fast-changing environments. They are areas of unique natural importance, providing important natural habitats for flora and fauna and home to more than 40% of the global human population. Because of their rich resources, they are more densely populated than the hinterland and exhibit higher rates of population growth and urbanisation. Over millennia, changes in relative sea level, geomorphological processes and extreme events such as storms, hurricanes and tsunamis have shaped and changed the earth’s coastlines. Although coastal areas are naturally dynamic, and climate change is considered responsible for many impacts over the long term, a number of other factors, such as human interventions, sediment supply from fluvial systems, etc., also contribute significantly. Therefore, a systems approach is necessary to understand the adaptation challenge. This Special Issue invites researchers and scientists involved in related studies to come forward with their research and present their findings. Topics of interest include but are not limited to the following areas:
- Coastal erosion and coastal hazards in general;
- Human impacts on the coastal zone;
- Sea-level rise impacts;
- Protection measures on the coastal zone;
- Coastal-zone monitoring techniques;
- Innovative adaptation approaches;
- Communication tools for stakeholders and the general public;
- Climate change and coastal zone.
Prof. Dr. Niki Evelpidou
Dr. Anna Karkani
Dr. Miltiadis Polidorou
Manuscript Submission Information
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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
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- Coastal geomorphology
- Coastal hazards
- Coastal erosion
- Sea level rise
- Nature based solutions
- Integrated coastal management
- Awareness raising