VIth International Sandy Beach Symposium
23 - 28 June 2012

 Sandy Beaches 2012: A new paradigm in the face of global change  

 All sandy beach scientists, students, coastal engineers, managers, decision-makers, and social scientists are invited to the VIth International Sandy Beach Symposium, which will be held in Mpekweni, Eastern Cape, South Africa, from 23 to 28 June 2012. The symposium will be hosted by the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.


The final programme and the programme with abstracts are both available for download


Confirmed plenary speakers:


Prof. Clarisse Odebrecht 




Prof. Andrew Cooper

Northern Ireland


Prof. Karl Nordstrom




 Dr. Niel Malan

South Africa


 The conference will deal with the following concepts
(more details under themes and topics)

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next deadlines

Manuscript submissions for conference proceedings:
1 December 2012

threats to beaches assessment

The sandy beach threats survey is now closed. Thank you for your participation.

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