The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) is a 20 year old citizen science project housed at the University of Washington and focused on the beach environment of the northeast Pacific. Since our beginning, over 1,000 participants on more than 450 beaches spanning four states have contributed directly to monitoring their local marine resources and ecosystem health.

Christmas Stars


Christmas Stars

It’s not every year that we get an emergency holiday STAR request from our partners – but 2020 was certainly a year of the unexpected! On December 22nd we received reports from the Department of

Upcoming Events

Training: COASSTLite! (WA Coast)

  • Washington: Online (Map)
  • Saturday, March 20, 9:30 am12:30 pm

Training: COASSTLite! (Salish Sea)

  • Washington: Online (Map)
  • Sunday, March 21, 9:30 am12:30 pm

Digital Deep Dive: Wreck Protocols

  • All Regions: Online (Map)
  • Saturday, March 27, 9:30 am10:30 am