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    Delaware Sea Grant funds research, master’s student Julie Steinberg has been working with professor Jonathan Cohen, to understand the distribution of microplastics in the Delaware Bay. Read More>>

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  • CEOE Researchers Win $1 Million Grant

    Jen Biddle, Adam Marsh and Tom Hanson will use the Keck Foundation award to study microbial life. Read More >>

  • V2G Goes West

    Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technologies developed at the University of Delaware may help clean energy transportation gain a foothold in California. Read More>>

  • Marine Microplastics

    Delaware Sea Grant funds research, master’s student Julie Steinberg has been working with professor Jonathan Cohen, to understand the distribution of microplastics in the Delaware Bay. Read More>>

  • Superb Scienist, Influential Mentor

    CEOE’s Matthew Oliver selected for outstanding doctoral advising and mentoring award 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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Chris Patrone with an award

National Marine Educators Association selects Petrone to receive Bosarge Memorial Award

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Clownfish Anemone

Learn how smell can play a key role in marine conservation

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Scientists by lab equipment

UD research team wins prestigious $1 million Keck Foundation grant to unlock microbial ‘black box’

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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 • E-mail: ceoe-info@udel.edu

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