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Biological Oceanography and Marine Biology

The interaction between organisms and their environment, from microbes to fish and from coastal to open ocean ecosystems.

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Marine Chemistry

The multitudes of compounds in seawater, their formation, transformation, and interactions with organisms.

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Marine Geology, Geophysics and Paleoceanography

How the earth works, from plate tectonics to global climate patterns to sea level changes on scales from years to millennia.

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Maritime Anthropology and Policy

The relationship between humans and their ocean planet, including marine policy, natural resource management, and adaptation to climate change.

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Ocean Engineering

Application of science to solving technological problems related to working in marine systems.

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Ocean Physics, Optics and Remote Sensing

Waves, tides, currents and seawater properties observed locally and globally through in situ instrumentation and remotely operated technologies.