• Empowering an Industry

    New academy at UD to train offshore wind energy professionals. Read More >>

  • Sharp Ship

    UD’s Hugh R. Sharp research vessel used in diverse studies throughout the Atlantic. Read More >>

  • Hurricane Precipitation

    UD’s Cristina Archer looks at how wind farms can reduce hurricane rainfall. Read More >>

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  • New academy at UD to train offshore wind energy professionals.
  • UD’s Hugh R. Sharp research vessel used in diverse studies throughout the Atlantic.
  • UD’s Cristina Archer looks at how wind farms can reduce hurricane rainfall.
  • Research platforms may affect accurate collection of data in low light
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  • Empowering an Industry

    New academy at UD to train offshore wind energy professionals. Read More >>

  • Sharp Ship

    UD’s Hugh R. Sharp research vessel used in diverse studies throughout the Atlantic. Read More >>

  • Hurricane Precipitation

    UD’s Cristina Archer looks at how wind farms can reduce hurricane rainfall. Read More >>

  • Artificial Light Matters

    Research platforms may affect accurate collection of data in low light 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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New study shows coral reef fish do not mind 3D-printed corals.

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Annual celebration on Lewes campus set for Sunday, Oct. 6.

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Students wrap up 2019 Research Experience for Undergraduates program at UD’s Lewes campus.

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    SMSP Lewes-Newark Colloquia: Parsons presents "The Effect of Offshore Wind Power on Recreational Beach: Evidence from a Stated Preference Survey” and Warner presents “From Coral Reefs to Algal Blooms: What Phytoplankton Tell Us About Our Changing Climate”   Learn More
  • Nov
    01
    SMSP Lewes-Newark Colloquia: Recent Advancements in Our Understanding of Skate (Rajiformes) Ecology   Learn More
  • Nov
    08
    SMSP Lewes-Newark Colloquia: New Directions in Wind Farm Modeling and Control   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 Earth 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 and Spatial Sciences

Providing a unique spatial perspective that seeks to explain patterns of differences and commonality across the human and natural environment.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment • 111 Robinson Hall • Newark, DE 19716 • USA • Phone: 302-831-2841
Geography and Spatial Sciences: 302-831-2294 • Earth Sciences: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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