Aims and Scope

Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management / Revista de Gestão Costeira Integrada is a peer-reviewed international journal that publishes articles dealing with all the subjects related to coastal zones and their management, namely focused on coastal oceanography (physical, geological), engineering, economy, sedimentology, ecology, history, pollution, laws, biology, politics and other similar subjects.

Published papers present results from both fundamental as well as applied, or directed research.

Emphasis is given to results on interdisciplinary contributions, on management tools and techniques, on innovative methodological or technical developments, on items with wide general applicability, and on local or regional experiments that can be a source of inspirations to other regions.

Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management is focused on coastal environments what means that embraces a wide area that extends from an indefinite distance inland to an indefinite limit seaward. Paleoenvironments, ancient shorelines, historical occupation, diachronically analysis and legislation evolution are some subjects considered to fall within the purview of the journal as well.

Journal contributors and readers are not geographically confined: all scientists and technicians working in coastal zones worldwide are potential contributors and readers.

Journal of Integrated Coastal Zone Management accepts the submission of English written manuscripts, although exceptionally can also receive manuscripts written in Portuguese or Spanish.