Littoral22 International Conference

Littoral22 International Conference

Littoral22 International Conference

The 16th International Conference Littoral 22, to be held from 12th to 16th of September in Costa da Caparica, Portugal. ​

The conference brings together delegates from all over the world to collaborate and discuss the most current coastal research studies and projects. apart from presenting their work, participants will have the opportunity to attend workshops, field trips, and engagement activities. The attendants of the conference can publish their work as peer-reviewed papers in the Journal of Coastal Conservation, which represents an invaluable resource for coastal scientists, engineers, and policymakers.​

The conference will be hosted by the Marine and Environmental Science Centre research group, nova school of science and technology of Nova University, Lisbon, under the auspices of the Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC).


  1. Literacy, education and governance
  • Ocean literacy and Education for a sustainable future
  • Governance, active citizenship, and coastal communities
  1. Planning and management
  • Marine and coastal spatial planning and green/blue infrastructure
  • Source to sea – River basin and coast interactions
  • Nature-based solutions for coastal ecosystem restoration and management
  1. Blue and circular economy
  • Blue and circular economy in coastal areas
  • Fisheries, Aquaculture and other sea food resources
  • Tourism and Port Activities
  • Innovative energy production and mineral resources​
  1. Risks and climate change
  • Climate change adaptation processes and strategies
  • Risk assessment and management and emergency planning
  • Offshore and nearshore infrastructure for coastal protection
  • EU policy and projects – managing global change and environmental risks
  1. Coastal monitoring, mapping and modelling technologies
  • Remote sensing and UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle)
  • Geospatial technologies (GIS)
  1. Ecosystems, ecological services and biodiversity
  • Coastal Ecosystem restoration and management
  • Biodiversity, coastal ecosystems, nature conservation and ecosystem services
  1. Aquatic ecology and quality
  • Ecotoxicology and risk assessment
  • Marine litter and microplastic
  • Bioremediation
  • Biosedimentary Dynamics of coastal environments
  • Wastewater treatment, emerging components, and coastal water quality


  • Abstract submission, 28 February 2022,
  • Accepted abstracts notification, 12 March 2022,
  • Full paper submission, 30 April 2022,
  • Paper review, 1 May – 31 May 2022,
  • Authors advised, 1 June 2022,
  • Final paper submission, 30 June 2022,
  • Final notification for accepted papers, 15 July 2022.

Dates: 12-16 September, 2022

Location: Almada, Portugal

Further Information: Please see the conference website

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