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Health and Safety

The Safety Committee oversees Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) for the  School of Marine Science and Policy, and assists the Departments of Geological Sciences and Geography. It works closely with the University of Delaware's Office of Environmental Health and Safety.


Chairperson: Dr. George W. Luther, III (302-645-4208)

Vice Chairperson: Joe Scudlark (302-645-4300)

Members: Bill Byam, Bruce Campbell, Tim Deering, Alyssa Findlay (student representative), Doris Hicks, Donna Simpson, Ed Whereat


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CEOE Safety Orientations and Notes

Chemical Waste

Emergency Guidelines

Field Safety Tips

H1N1 Virus

Safety Stations

Safety Videos

The chairperson has a safety film library that contains the videotapes listed below. These can be signed out through Connie Edwards (302.645.4292 or e-mail).

  1) In the blink of an eye. Recommended for eye safety for all staff.
  2) Emergency Response
  3) Chemical Hazards
  4) Practicing Science
  5) HIV - controlling your risks in the research laboratory
  6) Radionuclide Hazards
  7) Chemical Storage Hazards
  8) Centrifugation Hazards
  9) Assessing Risks
10) A set of three on one videotape; Chemical Storage Hazards, Centrifugation Hazards, Glass washing Hazards

Scientific Diving

CEOE Scientific Diving manual (PDF)

Shipboard Safety

UD EHS Forms and Resources

Discover Our World!

Funding from the Tiffany & Co. Foundation

UD’s Ali receives funding from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

Interdisciplinary Innovation

Centers from four of UD’s colleges collaborate to form Social Studies Partnership

An Eye on the Universe

Astrophysicist discusses work on ‘revolutionary’ new telescope

Helga Huntley

Tracking ocean pollution

Uncovering new clues about how oil, other pollutants move in ocean
James Heiss

Water mixing zone

Studying reactions that occur when groundwater, saltwater meet in coastal aquifers
Asia Dowtin

Stemflow study

Investigating how rainwater travels in urban forests

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CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA
Phone: 302-831-2841 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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