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[SUMMER SCHOOL] International Summer School on Coastal Processes: “Building up knowledge on Coastal Processes: Principles and Techniques”

6-10 July 2015, Faro, Portugal

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The Coast Tools Summer School concentrates on the principles and the techniques to understand and explore the dynamism of complex coastal systems. Within this first edition, the topics, the lecturers and the fieldwork are organized around a central theme: Tidal inlet dynamics.


The course will comprise in-depth lectures combined with training in fieldwork and modeling techniques. During the summer school the participants will work with: Real Time Kinematic-Differential Global Positioning System (RTK-DGPS), total station, single beam echo sounder, acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP), acoustic Doppler Velocimeter (ADV), pressure transducers and bottom sediment samplers. The course also includes the use of state of the art software to create digital elevation models, processing scripts, process-based modelling (waves, currents and sediments), among others.

 

List of Lecturers:

César Andrade -Universidade de Lisboa

Óscar Ferreira - Universidade do Algarve

André Pacheco - Universidade do Algarve

Xavier Bertin - Université de La Rochelle

Ana Matias - Universidade do Algarve

Dano Roelvink - UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education

Theocharis Plomaritis - Universidade do Algarve

Susana Costas - Universidade do Algarve


The course is open to advanced and young postgraduate students in marine science, environmental sciences, coastal geology and physical geography. Participation is competitive and will be limited to a maximum of 15. If needed, selection will be based on the analysis of CVs.

 

The registration fee (450€) includes accommodation at the 1878 Hostel located at Faro city centre, breakfast, lunch, dinner, field trips and teaching material.

 

Deadline application: 1 April 2015

 

For more information for the Coast Tools summer school, download the flyer and the poster.

 

For most information, please visit the official website. For registration, follow the link



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