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Marine Science and Conservation

Resources and Career Information


Potential Funding Opportunities for Marine Researchers

California Sea Grant College

David and Lucile Packard Foundation (Oceans and Coasts)

Mellon Foundation

Pew Charitable Trusts

PADI Foundation

Tegner Memorial Research Grants

Women’s International Science Collaboration (WISC) NSF

North American Assoc for Environmental Education (NAAEE)

ESA Species Recovery Grants

Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program

NMFS Proactive Species Conservation Grants

NMFS Grants

NOAA Coastal Services Center Funding Catalog

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

NOAA Coral Reef Program

NOAA Marine Debris Program

Oregon Sea Grant

Rufford Small Grants

Sigma Xi (students)

Lerner Gray Fund for Marine Research (students)

National Geographic Society

American Society of Ichs and Herps Raney Fund (students)

Listservs and News Services

Marine List




Sea Slug Forum

MPA News




Careers and Academic Programs

Baruch Marine Field Laboratory

Centre for Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources Univ. of Portsmouth

Dalhousie University

Duke University Marine Laboratory

Moss Landing Marine Lab

Oregon State College of Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences

School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences at the University of Washington

Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

University of Plymouth Marine and Coastal Policy Research

University of Wellington

Darling Marine Center, University of Maine

Friday Harbor Laboratories, University of Washington

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida Atlantic Univ.

Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology

Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University

James Cook University

Long Marine Lab, University of Califorrnia Santa Cruz

Marine Biology Web listing of programs

Marine and Coastal Conservation and Spatial Planning Center, San Francisco State University

Marine Science Institute, University of California Santa Barbara

Oregon Institute of Marine Biology

Rosentiel School, University of Miami

Scripps Institute of Oceanography

Shoals Marine Lab, Cornell University

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Hatfield Marine Science Center, Oregon State University

University of Puerto Rico

University of Guam

Career Advice

Careers in Marine Biology, NOAA Fisheries Service

Monterey Bay Aquarium career guide

Marine Biology Web

Sea Grant Marine Careers

Strategies for pursuing a career in marine mammal science