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.
…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?
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.
Read about the History of The Coastal Society
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The Coastal Society Organization
Dear TCS Members, Like many of you, I am disturbed and saddened by the senseless death of George Floyd. While this event was terrible by itself, the recent nationwide protests have shined a spotlight on other past injustices against black citizens like Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Philando Castile, Eric Garner, and countless more. These point …
By: Tom Bigford, Tricia Hooper, Kim Grubert, Steve MacLeod Connecting the Next Generation of Coastal Professionals Entering or advancing in the field of coastal science and management can be overwhelming. To go to grad school, or not? Should you pursue a research-based or policy-oriented career path? Where are the best places to network? How do …
By Kim Hernandez, Coastal Planner with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Member of the TCS Board of Directors. Imagine a coral reef without corals, estuaries without oysters or crabs, a seafood feast without scallops. It may seem dramatic, but as the carbonate chemistry in the oceans, coastal bays, and estuaries changes due to …
Judy Tucker, Executive Director
The Coastal Society
P. O. Box 3590
Williamsburg, VA 23187-3590
PH: (757) 565-0999
FX: (757) 565-0922
The Coastal Society
55 Winster Fax
Williamsburg, VA 23185