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ACADEMICS
Science Department
The Science Department consists of three sections and offers a major in Marine and Environmental Sciences:

  • Chemistry
  • Marine Science
  • Physics

In both introductory and advanced courses, faculty and cadets are involved in a wide range of projects that deal with interesting and important environmental issues. Some examples are: 

  • studies of water masses in the North Atlantic
  • coastal food chains using isotope measurements
  • issues related to fisheries management
  • estuarine dynamics
  • toxicity of pepper sprays
  • detection of petroleum compounds in sea water samples
  • identification of materials from suspected arson sites