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School of Coastal and Marine Systems Science

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The School of Coastal and Marine Systems Science houses the Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies and related graduate academic program. The mission of the School is to:

  • Advance the understanding of the complex interconnected environmental processes within the coastal zone through basic and applied research;
  • Train the next generation of coastal scientists to apply this knowledge to predict coastal environmental behavior and aid in addressing environmental issues important to society; and
  • Communicate the best science available to help society effectively manage critical coastal natural resources and the economies dependent upon them.
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