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  • Delaware Coast Day

    The University of Delaware's festive Coast Day returns for the 38th year on Sunday, Oct. 5. Our theme this year is “Weather & Climate: On Our Radar.” Read More >>

  • Wind Turbine Study

    Adjusting wind turbine operations during the migration season has resulted in a significant decrease in deaths among bats, according to researchers. Read More >>

  • Pavilion Lake Project

    CEOE’s Dr. Jennifer Biddle is part of a research team studying microbes in a high-altitude lake in Canada to learn more about the origins and development of life on Earth. Read More >>

  • Robotic Discovery Laboratories

    The new laboratories combine the expertise of faculty members and research scientists who work in the area of underwater robotics. Read More >>

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  • Delaware Coast Day

    The University of Delaware's festive Coast Day returns for the 38th year on Sunday, Oct. 5. Our theme this year is “Weather & Climate: On Our Radar.” Read More >>

  • Wind Turbine Study

    Adjusting wind turbine operations during the migration season has resulted in a significant decrease in deaths among bats, according to researchers. Read More >>

  • Pavilion Lake Project

    CEOE’s Dr. Jennifer Biddle is part of a research team studying microbes in a high-altitude lake in Canada to learn more about the origins and development of life on Earth. Read More >>

  • Robotic Discovery Laboratories

    The new laboratories combine the expertise of faculty members and research scientists who work in the area of underwater robotics. 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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Coast Day 2014

Weather and climate will be the focus of the 38th annual Coast Day in Lewes on October 5.

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Free bus transportation to Coast Day is offered to UD employees, students and immediate family members.

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Wind Turbine

Adjusting wind power production during migration season saves bats

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    Physical Ocean Science and Engineering Seminar   Learn More
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    Physical Ocean Science and Engineering Seminar   Learn More
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    Coast Day 2014: Weather & Climate on Our Radar   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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