The boundary between land and sea, coasts are unique systems with critical importance. This collection and editorial showcase research in coastal science under themes of biogeochemistry, ecology and natural hazards. This research underscores the complexities of Earth’s coasts, how they are threatened by climate and anthropogenic changes, and offers a multi-disciplinary road map for a new wave of coastal science.



Coastal biogeochemistry

Coastal physics and natural hazards

Coastal ecology