In the papers Materials of the XXIV International Coastal Conference devoted to the 60th anniversary of the “Sea Coasts” Working Group of RAS Council “Sea coasts – evolution, ecology, economy”, which took place in Tuapse
on October, 1–6, 2012 on the basis of the Branch of Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU) in Tuapse town of Krasdarskiy region are presented. The edition is intended for wide circle of specialists in the field of study
of coasts and coastal zone of seas and inland waters. The Conference is supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the Federal Agency of Water Resources. Articles are published in author's edition.