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The Partnership Education Program is an ongoing diversity program in marine and environmental science
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Woods Hole Science Aquarium offers 5-week internship and 2-week Careers in Marine Science seminar

Recent Stories

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A critical ocean data buoy had been adrift for 15 days in the Gulf of Maine; cooperative effort led to recovery by NOAA Ship Delaware II.
alt textA Trip to Remember!
Chris Melrose’s third trip as a rider aboard the M/V Oleander is one he won’t soon forget.


Visit Our Aquarium!

The country’s oldest marine aquarium, the Woods Hole Science Aquarium displays approximately 140 species of creatures, and features touch tanks and seal feedings. Learn more >>

Image of the Week

Pilot whales photographed off the stern of the Delaware II during plankton operations included a mother and calf. Photo by Chris Melrose, NEFSC/NOAA
Pilot whales photographed off the stern of the Delaware II during plankton operations included a mother and calf. (Photo by Chris Melrose, NEFSC/NOAA) Read the cruise blog >>

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Gulf of Maine Cod News

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Many of our employees have been recognized for outstanding achievements.



Fish and Fisheries
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Current information for the species we study the most intensively. Learn more >>
Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles
We conduct research for the management of protected species off the US northeast coast. Learn more >>
Food from the Sea
We make information and data available to fishers and seafood consumers. Learn more >>
People and the Sea
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Scientists, fishing folks, mariners, and more rely on the sea for their livelihood. Learn more >>
The Ocean Realm
We study resources and habitats from the deepest waters to the coastline. Learn more >>



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