The 7th workshop for the International Coastal Atlas Network was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 19-20 April 2015. The focus was presentations on the theme Coastal Web Atlases – Supporting Ecosystem Based Management with a special emphasis on ICAN activities in Africa.

Participants at ICAN 7 in Cape Town, South Africa

Two mini-workshops were also held:

  • Connecting Atlases – Implementing Semantic Interoperability and Data Accessibility Self-Assessment, and

  • Interacting with Users

The 2nd Session of the ICAN Steering Group for IODE was held after the workshop. The final report from ICAN 7 will appear in the next issue of this newsletter.

A view of Cape Town looking south across Table Bay. Photo: A. Sherin

Vol, 8, Nr 2 - Now Available!

We are now entering our 9th year publishing the ICAN newsletter. Many thanks to our Editor Andy Sherin!

Please consider preparing an article for the next newsletter that will likely be published in the spring of this year.

Happy New Year!

Photos from CoastGIS 2018

Our friends from CoastGIS 2018 have posted a wonderful gallery of photos, including the recent ICAN mini-workshop:

See how many ICAN members you can spot!