Use your mobile phone camera to help us monitor the erosion and recovery of Nelson's coastline by taking part in this crowd-sourced community science project.

CoastSnap is a global citizen science project to capture our changing coastlines. No matter where you are in the world, if you have a smartphone and an interest in the coast, we welcome you to participate!

Council has partnered with CoastSnap to install a specially designed phone cradle at five coastal locations in Nelson (Monaco, Tahunanui, Kinzett Terrace, the Boulder Bank, and Cable Bay). By placing your phone in the cradle, taking a photograph of the view and then sharing it using either the CoastSnap app, or via email (, you will become part of an international science experiment, which will help scientists monitor sea level rise and coastal erosion.

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