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Taking seawater samples from a Niskin rosette sampler.
Taking seawater samples.
The school of Marine Sciences, with some 50 faculty, is the largest concentration of marine expertise in Maine, and offers one of the largest research and educational programs in the Northeast. Research activities of faculty and students range from aquaculture, marine biology, marine biotechnology, oceanography, and marine geology, to public policy and marine archaeology. In addition to the Gulf of Maine, research is conducted around the world, from the Arctic through the tropics to the Antarctic.

Research Areas

The School includes several Research Areas in the marine sciences. Learn more about them here.

Research Clusters

Learn more about our Research Clusters, including biological-physical interactions, environmental oceanography, and more.

Marine Science

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