Publications

For a general overview of the CoastSnap project, please refer to the following publication that was published in a special issue on community outreach initiatives in the scientific journal Continental Shelf Research:

Harley, M.D. and Kinsela, M. (2022) CoastSnap: A global citizen science program to monitor changing coastlines, Continental Shelf Research, 245, 104795, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2022.104796

For more specific technical details about how CoastSnap images can be used by scientists and engineers to map shoreline change, please refer to:

Harley, M.D., Kinsela, M., Sánchez-García, E. and Vos, K. (2019) Shoreline change mapping using crowd-sourced smartphone images, Coastal Engineering, 150, 175-189, https://doi:10.1016/j.coastaleng.2019.04.003

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News

  • We have reached 20,000 CoastSnaps! Thank you to everyone for your ongoing participation in helping to track changing coastlines!

  • Welcome to the new CostSnap Citizen Science project website! Check out our new CoastSnap app! We have partnered with CitizenScience company SPOTTERON to bring you a new and exciting way to monitor coastline change around the world