Journal of Coastal Research
DisciplineGeography, environmental science
Edited byCharles W. Finkl
Publication details
Former name(s)
Coastal Education & Research Foundation
0.915 (2016)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4J. Coast. Res.
ISSN0749-0208 (print)
1551-5036 (web)
OCLC no.682021147

The Journal of Coastal Research is a bimonthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering research on coastal studies and processes. It was established in 1984 as Litoralia, obtaining its current name in 1985. It is published by the Coastal Education and Research Foundation, whose president and executive director, Charles W. Finkl, is also the journal's editor-in-chief.[1] The journal has been a member of BioOne since 2005.[2] According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 0.915, ranking it 193rd out of 229 journals in the category "Environmental Sciences".[3]


  1. ^ Makowski, Chris. "Charles W. Finkl, Ph.D." Archived from the original on 2020-11-28. Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  2. ^ "Journal of Coastal Research Aims & Scope". Retrieved 2017-12-12.
  3. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Environmental Sciences". 2016 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Clarivate Analytics. 2017.