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    Project Recover discovery in 2014 brings closure to WWII airman’s family Read More >>

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  • Research platforms may affect accurate collection of data in low light
  • Project Recover discovery in 2014 brings closure to WWII airman’s family
  • Marine studies and fashion design classes join to suggest alternatives for shopping bags
  • UD-pioneered technology to accelerate changes in energy and transportation
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  • Artificial Light Matters

    Research platforms may affect accurate collection of data in low light Read More >>

  • Finally, Home

    Project Recover discovery in 2014 brings closure to WWII airman’s family Read More >>

  • Students target single-use plastic bags in Lewes

    Marine studies and fashion design classes join to suggest alternatives for shopping bags Read More >>

  • UD-Nuvve Collaboration to Drive V2G Forward

    UD-pioneered technology to accelerate changes in energy and transportation 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 holds sixth annual Microbial Systems Symposium

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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
Geography: 302-831-2294 • Geology: 302-831-2569 • Marine Science and Policy: 302-645-4212 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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