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Welcome to The Coastal Society! Join forces with your colleagues in an international society that addresses technical, policy, educational, and management issues that relate to coastal areas. The heart of the mission of The Coastal Society (TCS) is to foster dialogue, forge partnerships, and promote communication and education around these issues.

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Did You Know?

…Regular Membership and New Professional Members in The Coastal Society includes a subscription to Coastal Management, the international journal of marine environment, resources, law and society?

…The Coastal Society has a distinguished history and organized one of the longest running series of coastal conferences in the world?

…The Coastal Society has six student chapters (Duke University, East Carolina University, Eckerd College, University of North Carolina-Wilmington, Oregon State University, University of Rhode Island)?

…Membership in The Coastal Society will benefit you and the coastal resources you cherish?

About

The Coastal Society Mission

The Coastal Society is an organization of private sector, academic, and government professionals and students. The Society is dedicated to actively addressing emerging coastal issues by fostering dialogue, forging partnerships and promoting communications and education.

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Blog

Coastal News from the Field: Integrating Blue Carbon Considerations in Coastal Management

By Ellis Kalaidjian Global interest in “blue carbon” ecosystems, referring to the world’s carbon-sequestering ocean and coastal habitats, is rooted in their potential to mitigate climate change while achieving myriad co-benefits, such as coastal protection and fisheries enhancement. A substantial body of research paints a grim outlook on the future of blue carbon ecosystems, which …

Coastal News from the Field: Adaptive Management of the Indian River Lagoon, Florida

By Ellis Kalaidjian This blog post is the first of a new monthly series, tentatively titled “Coastal News from the Field,” which highlights new coastal management/conservation-themed research that makes us tick. We are excited about this new development for the blog and encourage our readers to reach out to admin@thecoastalsociety.org with any research or topics …

Benefits and Challenges of U.S. Offshore Wind Development for our Coastal Communities: A Coastal Connections Discussion

By Ashley Gordon, Melanie Perello, and Steven MacLeod While only two small-scale offshore wind projects are currently operational along the East Coast, the U.S. offshore wind market is quickly expanding. In the coming decades, as much as 26 GW of wind power could be generated within existing offshore leases between Rhode Island and Virginia. To …

Contact

TCS Office

Judy Tucker, Executive Director
The Coastal Society
P. O. Box 3590
Williamsburg, VA 23187-3590
PH: (757) 565-0999
E-MAIL: admin@thecoastalsociety.org

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Williamsburg, VA 23185