The Graduate Program in Oceanography


Program Description

The Graduate Program in Oceanography (GPO) is centered in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, which serves as a focus of interdisciplinary studies and research in the areas of physical, biological, chemical and geological oceanography, and operational oceanography. A broad range of research opportunities are available, including: studies in the coastal ocean using advanced underwater instrumentation; remote sensing and ocean modeling; open ocean and shell fish research; advanced underwater optics and fish behavior; biodiversity and marine molecular biology; long term changes in the Antarctic Ocean; paleoceanography and chemical oceanography; fjords dynamics; coastal geomorphology; biological and geological processes at deep-sea hydrothermal vents; organism-sediment interactions; cycling of organic and inorganic materials in the ocean; watershed ecosystems

Degree Types

  • MS
  • Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Campus Locations

Cook/Douglass Campus - New Brunswick