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Professor Daniel MacDonald and students Nathaniel Tarantino and Michelle Winchell


‌The UMass Dartmouth School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) offers advanced degrees in marine science. As a student, your studies will be concentrated within one of the two departments.

Department of Estuarine and Ocean Sciences

The Department of Estuarine and Ocean Sciences (DEOS) places high priority on the development of innovative approaches and technologies. Training of the next generation of marine scientists for academia, government, and the private sector serves as the department's primary objective. DEOS Faculty DEOS Labs


Students conduct fisheries research in the wet lab at SMAST East.

Department of Fisheries Oceanography

The Department of Fisheries Oceanography (DFO) delivers quality education and conducts cutting-edge research in the interdisciplinary sciences related to the interactions between marine organisms and the marine environment. DFO FacultyDFO Labs


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