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Memorial University - Department of Ocean Sciences - Ocean Sciences Centre

May 2, 2011

  The OSC is a major facility for marine research on the Atlantic coast, and is one of Canada's largest marine laboratories. By virtue of its location, the department provides Canadian and international scientists and students access to the flora and fauna of the northwest Atlantic Ocean and is uniquely situated for shore-based studies of the cold-ocean processes and subarctic, Arctic and deep-sea organisms.   Read more.


National Research Council - Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering (NRC/OCRE)

May 2, 2011

The NRC Ocean, Coastal and River Engineering (NRC OCRE) supports a broad cross-section of industry sectors by developing creative and practical solutions to engineering challenges in rivers, lakes and marine environments. It provides expertise and tools to identify, adapt, and integrate advanced solutions into systems that improve the performance and safety of ocean, coastal, and marine operations, meet the challenges of climate change, and protect infrastructure, property and people from severe weather events and other environmental risks.   Read more.


Memorial University - Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography

May 2, 2011


The Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography offers undergraduate degree programs including a joint honours degree program in geophysics and physical oceanography. Graduate programs are also offered in physical oceanography at the M.Sc. and Ph.D. levels. Read more.