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Our Centers and Laboratories


      We provide accurate information
      to decision-makers on the state of the marine environment, integrating information
      on distribution and ecology of living marine resources and their habitats for improved
      ecosystem-based management.
We provide accurate information to decision-makers on the state of the marine environment, integrating information on distribution and ecology of living marine resources and their habitats for improved ecosystem-based management.

Each of our five centers has specific capabilities and research expertise in coastal and ocean issues. Three of the centers are dedicated research laboratories, another conducts research through analyses of field data, and one funds research with competitive grants.