Extended abstracts of original work of the authors including measurement, analysis, theoretical, physical modelling and validated numerical modelling, for the following topics.are invited Papers presenting practical and real life scenarios including case studies are encouraged. Selected papers will be further processed for publicaton in reputed journals incuding ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. Any topics not listed below but of relevance to the objectives of INCHOE 2018 would also be considered.
PORTS & HARBOUR ENGINEERING
Planning, design, construction, management aspects of existing/ proposed ports, terminals, harbours, shipyards, marinas, structures, dredging, siltation, and related issues case studies.
Offshore structures - materials, construction, management, fatigue, corrosion, maintenance; Wave dynamics, Statics & dynamics of offshore structures and vehicles, Marine instrumentation, fluid-structure-soil interactions, Marine geotechnical engineering.
Coastal hydrodynamics, wave transformation, tides, surges, extreme events, harbour resonance, sediment transport, beach and nearshore dynamics, shoreline changes,coastal defense works, coastal structures, coastal hydrology, Applications of Remote sensing& GIS, Soft computingtechniques.
COASTAL ENVIRONMENT AID & RESOURCES
Coastal pollution, mineral deposits,submarine ground water discharges, Marine outfalls, estuarine hydraulics, Marinerenewableenergy
DISASTER, RISK, DEVELOPMENT & MANAGEMENT
Tsunamis, sea level rise, risk assessment, vulnerability indices, coastal zone management, information systems, sustainability, emergingtrends, data management, legal policies, advisories