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  • Study Abroad

    Students from a wide variety of majors can join us for our study abroad programs! Explore several options for Winter 2016! Learn more >>

  • Aerial Drone Data

    Professor Arthur Trebanis uses aerial drones to survey the Adriatic coast following a crippling nor'easter Read More >>

  • Presidential Search

    Dr. Nancy Targett, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, will serve as the interim president of the University of Delaware, effective July 1. Read more >>

  • Delaware Bay study

    University of Delaware researcher Jonathan Cohen is using a new technology to analyze and quantify zooplankton in the Delaware Bay. 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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Matt Oliver

Matt Oliver to participate in panel discussion following the premiere of "Ocean Frontiers II" on April 9

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Jennifer Biddle

Jennifer Biddle has co-authored an article detailing the important role methane seeps play in microbial biodiversity of the sea floor.

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Nancy Targett

Nancy Targett, CEOE Dean, to serve as interim UD president, effective July 1, 2015.

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    Classes resume after Spring Recess  
  • Apr
    08
    Winter Session 2016: Hawaii Interest Meeting   Learn More
  • Apr
    14
    SMSP Faculty Candidate Seminar   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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