17th Symposium on the Coastal Environment

Abstract Submissions

Abstracts were due on August 15, 2018.

Author and Presenter Instructions

The 17th Symposium on the Coastal Environment is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on the Coastal Environment.

Topics Covered

Papers for this conference are solicited on the following:

  • Joint Session (with 18th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence): Applications of Artificial Intelligence in the Coastal Environment
  • Sea level rise and the changing landscape of extreme events
  • Coupled forecasting of extreme weather and coastal flood events
  • The human element of resilience in the coastal environment
  • Cross-border collaborations for coastal hazard resiliency
  • Effective communication of coastal hazards
  • Novel observational techniques
  • Case studies

Student Award Opportunities

The Committee on the Coastal Environment is proud to be awarding a Best Student Oral Presentation award at the 17th Symposium on the Coastal Environment. The first place prize money is $200 and the second place is $100. These awards will recognize outstanding student contributions based on the technical difficulty level, the impact of the study, and the presentation style. The Committee will also be supporting up to three students presenting papers at the 17th Symposium by reimbursing their travel expenses to a value of $400 each, to cover registration fees, transportation costs, food and lodging. To apply, students should prepare a short written statement (no more than one page) declaring their financial need and circumstance, relevance of their research to the Symposium, how they will benefit from attending the Symposium, and a copy of their abstract for the meeting. The deadline for application for travel support is 15 October 2018. Travel allowance winners will be notified on 1 November 2018.

Conference Contact(s)

For additional information, please contact the program chair, Andre Van der Westhuysen (email: andre.vanderwesthuysen@noaa.gov).