Shallow Marine and Coastal Research Infrastructure


The SAEON Elwandle Coastal Node is based in Port Elizabeth at the Ocean Sciences Campus of the Nelson Mandela University. It forms one of six nodes of the SAEON network, which is part of the National Research Foundation. The Elwandle Coastal Node is mandated to undertake long-term monitoring and research on South Africa’s coastal zone. The node comprises a dynamic team of driven individuals who have a passion for the sustainable utilization of our coastal resources.