School for Marine Science & Technology

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UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) is a nationally and internationally recognized research institution located in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the nation’s top fishing port. SMAST’s cutting-edge research projects emphasize interdisciplinary basic-to-applied marine sciences and the development of innovative technologies.

Rigorous courses are taught by distinguished faculty who have expertise in a diverse range of issues centered on estuarine and ocean sciences and marine fisheries oceanography. SMAST offers world-class academic options, including master's- and doctoral-level degree programs, as well as an Intercampus Marine Science program.

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November 16, 2017 Deepwater Wind Pledges $1M Seed Funding for New Blue Economy Initiative at University of Massachusetts New Research Effort Will Examine How Ocean Industries Can Coexist and Thrive
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November 14, 2017 UMass Dartmouth scientists awarded $34,232 for study based on rapid response to Hurricane Harvey’s impacts The research will determine Harvey’s impacts on coastal carbon cycle, metabolic balance, and ocean acidification.
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October 27, 2017 New course addresses significance of climate change Introduction to Climate course offered this spring will equip undergraduates with an understanding of the effects of climate change.

 

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