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ICS 2009 (Lisbon, Portugal)


The 10th International Coastal Symposium (ICS) was held in Lisbon, Portugal in April of 2009. A special acknowledge was given to Dr. Charles Finkl and CERF for their support in making this coastal symposium a success. For a free download of the conference’s proceedings (JCR Special Issue 56), please visit the ICS conference website.



ICS 2007 (Queensland, Australia)


The 9th International Coastal Symposium (ICS) was held along the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, and was graciously hosted by Griffith University. The Symposium was successfully organized by a local scientific committee, led by Charles Lemckert (Chair), and by Dr. Charles W. Finkl (CERF). The Proceedings from the 2007 ICS (JCR Special Issue No. 50) are available in PDF right here on our Foundation website. Simply select ICS/Proceedings and ICS 2007 Proceedings on the top menu above.




ICS 2004

(Santa Catarina, Brazil)


The 8th International Coastal Symposium (ICS) was held in Itajai/Itapema, Santa Catarina, Brazil, and focused on the increasing socioeconomic pressures on fragile coastal environments. The Symposium was successfully organized by the Universidade do Vale do Itajai (UNIVALI), through its Centro do Ciencias Tecnologicas da Terra e do Mar (CTTMar), the Associacao Brasileira de Oceanografia (AOCEANO), and the Coastal Education & Research Foundation (CERF). The Proceedings from ICS 2004 (JCR Special Issue No. 39), which includes over 400 professional papers, is available for purchase in a 3-part DVD set. For purchase, please visit the following webpage and order the JCR Special Issue #39 Coastal Symp DVD Pts 1-3 (Set):

For more information about ICS 2004, please visit the conference website at: