• 2017 Coast Day essay winner spends day at RDL

    Anna Puleo tours the Robotics Discovery Lab at the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. Read More >>

  • Hide and seek with scallops

    Conner McCrone uses data science to find marine organisms on the seafloor. Read More >>

  • 'Switch' and 'engine' of change to oceans, climate

    UD oceanographer studies global climate system Read More >>

  • Artificial Light Matters

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

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  • Anna Puleo tours the Robotics Discovery Lab at the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.
  • Conner McCrone uses data science to find marine organisms on the seafloor.
  • UD oceanographer studies global climate system
  • Research platforms may affect accurate collection of data in low light
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  • 2017 Coast Day essay winner spends day at RDL

    Anna Puleo tours the Robotics Discovery Lab at the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. Read More >>

  • Hide and seek with scallops

    Conner McCrone uses data science to find marine organisms on the seafloor. Read More >>

  • 'Switch' and 'engine' of change to oceans, climate

    UD oceanographer studies global climate system 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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Aaron Carlisle tags a salmon shark

UD’s Aaron Carlisle helps research salmon shark travel patterns

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Penguins in the arctic

UD researcher Wei-Jun Cai reports new understanding of acidification in Southern Ocean

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Records Pond in Laurel is an example of where Chris Grasso did his field work this summer

Delaware Sea Grant arranges internships to enhance student success and serve the community

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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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