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  • Welcome to Marine Sciences

    The Marine Sciences Program is located on UConn's coastal campus at Avery Point, on the shores of Long Island Sound. Our Program includes the Department of Marine Sciences and the Marine Sciences and Technology Center. Within this program, faculty, staff, and students carry out cutting-edge research in coastal oceanography using cross-disciplinary approaches. We offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees that are characterized by an interdisciplinary foundation, high faculty-to-student ratio, and individualized plans of study and research. Our program offers the intimacy and support of a small campus, coupled with the resources of a top-notch public university and internationally renowned scientists.

Faculty Snapshots

  • Peter J. Auster Associate Research Professor of Marine Sciences and Science Director, National Undersea Research Center at UConn
  • Senjie Lin Professor of Marine Sciences
  • Craig Tobias Associate Professor of Marine Sciences and Coordinator for the Marine Sciences Program
  • Penny Vlahos Assistant Professor of Marine Sciences
  • Michael M. Whitney Associate Professor of Marine Sciences

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