LOICZ Current Projects

Project name Acronym PT 1 PT 2 PT 3 ST I ST II ST III ST IV ST V
Aerosol deposition and ocean plankton dynamics ADEPT   X   X X   X  
Asian Delta Project ADP   X   X X X    
Comparative Assessment of Coastal Vulnerability to Sea-Level Rise at Continental Scale COMPASS X X   X        
Estimation and analysis of the seasonal, inter-annual and decadal biogeochemical variability of the world's coastal waters GlobCoast   X     X   X  
European Seas and Territorial Development, Opportunities and Risks ESaTDOR X   X X X     X
Global NEWS: Global Nutrient Export from Watersheds Global NEWS X X     X X X X
International Coastal Atlas Network ICAN   X X X X     X
Knowledge-based Sustainable Management for Europe's Seas KNOWSEAS X X X X X X   X
Managing Adaptation to Environmental Change in Coastal Communities-Canada and the Caribbean C-Change X X X X X     X
MerMex - Marine Ecosystems Response in the Mediterranean Experiment MerMex   X   X X X X  
Nitrogen, Hypoxia and Fishes: Moving Beyond Fisheries Data to Understand Effects of Nutrient Enrichment on Upper Trophic Levels in Estuaries, Coastal Waters and Semi-Enclosed Seas Nitrogen, Hypoxia and Fishes X X     X X    
North Sea Region Climate Change Assessment NOSCCA X       X   X  
Nutrients and heavy metals transfer through the land-ocean interface at the coastal zone in coastal basins along the NE and SE coast of Brazil-Phase II Nutrients and heavy metals transfer   X       X X  
SCOPE Biofuels: Environmental Benefits and Costs SCOPE Bio X X X X X X X X
Sustainable North Sea Coastal Region Sustainable North Sea Coastal Region X X X X X     X
SUstainable solutioNs for ResilIent coastS under climate-related Extreme events SUNRISE     X X X      
The CARIACO Time-Series Program CARIACO   X         X  
The North-South-Network on Climate Proofing of Vulnerable Regions Clim-A-Net X X X X X X    
Understanding climate effects of increased Temperature and Ocean Acidification on benthic invertebrates of the Southeastern Pacific Coastal Ecosystems Understanding climate effects of increased Temperature and Ocean Acidification   X     X   X  

Priority Topics:

1 - Link social and ecological systems in the coastal zone

2 - Assess and predict impact of environmental change on coastal ecosystems

3 - Link governance and science in coastal regions


Scientific Themes:

1- Vulnerability of Coastal Systems and Hazards to Society

2 - Implications of Global Change for Coastal Ecosystems and Sustainable Development

3 - Human Influences on River Basin-Coastal Zone Interactions

4 - Biogeochemical Cycles in Coastal and Shelf Waters

5 - Towards Coastal System Sustainability by Managing Land-Ocean Interactions

Job opportunities: Global Hub Director and Deputy Director

New Paper: in Envirornmental Management Journal-Springer

Future Earth Engagement Committee

LOICZ SSC member appointed as an Acting Associate Director for U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

LOICZ Signpost document is online

Megacities and the Coast (Read and download the Executive Summary and Chapter One for free)

Future Earth Blog

Future Earth

Future Earth Website

Future Earth

LOICZ Imagefilm online!