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  • Roosevelt Inlet Webcam

    Take in the sights of the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp campus in Lewes via our live webcam! Learn more >>

  • Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-Off Contest

    Coast Day returns for the 38th year on Sunday, Oct. 5. To become a judge at the Crab Cake Cook-off, take an online quiz! Read More >>

  • Corals and climate

    Scientists discovered that corals are better able to recover from bouts of heat stress, called “bleaching,” when they keep large energy reserves — mostly as fat — socked away in their cells. Read More >>

  • Diesel bus alternative

    Electric school buses that power the grid could save school districts millions of dollars, based on recent research. Read more>>

School of Marine Science and Policy

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About the School

The mission of the School of Marine Science and Policy (SMSP) is to advance knowledge and education critical to the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

Housed within the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, the school has an internationally recognized faculty and offers exciting educational and research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students. Our curriculum is multidisciplinary, and students are encouraged to explore areas outside of their own specialties. 

Marine Operations

The Marine Operations team supports the school’s sea-going research activities. The research vessel Hugh R. Sharp and the small boat fleet are both based at the harbor facility in Lewes. Read more 

 

Programs

Marine Biosciences

Marine Biosciences

Encompassing a broad spectrum of approaches, this program's focus areas range from molecular biosciences to ecology studies. Read more

Marine Policy

Marine Policy

This program examines the economic, legal, political, and social aspects of the world ocean, the seabed, and the coastal zone. Read more

Oceanography

Oceanography

Students in this program work on physical, geological, biological, and chemical problems in a variety of ocean environments. Read more

Physical Ocean Science & Engineering

Physical Ocean Science & Engineering

Common to research areas in this program is the application of fluid dynamics and wave mechanics. Read more

Latest News From SMSP

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UD’s AUV is launched on a scallop mission into the Atlantic Ocean

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To become a judge at Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-off, take an online quiz

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For corals adjusting to climate change, it’s survival of fattest and most flexible

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    Coast Day 2014   Learn More
 
 

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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