The Virtual Physics of Estuaries and Coastal Seas Seminar Series (V-PECS) has been established to substitute the PECS Conference in Shanghai, China, originally scheduled for October 2020 and postponed to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • The seminars take place bi-weekly, on Wednesdays at 15:00 UTC, see the V-PECS Schedule.
  • Announcemens are sent via email (click here for the archive).
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Next seminar: April 14 (Chair: Alex Souza)

[Zoom link]


Jessica S. Turner, Pierre St-Laurent, Marjorie A. M. Friedrichs, & Carl T. Friedrichs (Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary, Gloucester Point, Virginia, USA): "Impacts of reduced shoreline erosion on estuarine water clarity: a Chesapeake Bay modeling study"

Rob Hetland (PNNL): "Frontal maintenance"


To apply to present at V-PECS submit a single page PDF consisting of a title, authors, affiliations and an abstract (250 word maximum) to  Talks will be accepted on a rolling basis.