Shannon Point Marine Center, Western Washington University
Data Center Description
The mission of the Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC) is to increase understanding of the coastal marine environment and resources of the Puget Sound basin through research and education. SPMC's academic programs support Western Washington University's undergraduate and graduate marine science curricula and special programs that target undergraduate students nationwide.
Research projects target estuarine processes and traditional studies of marine biology and ecology. Facilities include sophisticated analytical laboratories, wet laboratories with running seawater, an academic vessel fleet, and on-site housing.