Research Centers

Research Centers
Man and woman stand with hand-held controller near large, four-paneled computer screen of colorful underwater maps.

The more than 275 faculty, staff, and students are affiliated with one of our research centers. The centers provide opportunities for interaction and collaboration in small groups of researchers who have similar interests, as well as specialized administrative and technical support. Our unique design also leads to interdisciplinary cooperation on numerous projects within and among the centers.

Color graph of acoustic waves.

Center for Acoustics Research and Education

Silhouette of man standing in front of brightly colored, five-paneled computer screen.

Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping/
Joint Hydrographic Center

Foggy morning by a pond with green trees and grass framing the shot.

Earth Systems Research Center

Sandy beach with sunrise in orange and yellow sky colors.

Ocean Process Analysis Laboratory

Silver research boat on water on a sunny day.

School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering

White rocket lifts off with fire and smoke nearby.

Space Science Center