Data Center Description
The School of Marine Science at the University of Maine , 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 archeology. In addition to the Gulf of Maine, research is conducted around the world, from the Arctic through the tropics to the Antarctic.
Their mission is to pursue scientific understanding of the marine environment, to provide cutting-edge, highly interdisciplinary programs of undergraduate and graduate studies to prepare others for such pursuit, and to promote public awareness and understanding of the oceans for the benefit of Maine and the nation.