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Resources for Marine Sciences
Key Web Sites


Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts Thesaurus
Marine Science online encyclopedia from Oceana
Global Change Master Directory List of Earth Science Acronyms, Glossaries and Gazetteers
Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
National Sea Grant Library
United Nations Atlas of the Oceans
Not a collection of maps. Information about the oceans often categorized geographically.

META sites (large directories) & Institutions (New England mainly)

Avery Point (UConn) Marine Sciences
Canadian Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
Global Directory of Marine (and Freshwater) Professionals (GLODIR)
From the IOC (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission)
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
NOAA - National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
U. of Rhode Island - Pell Marine Science Library
Includes links to U. of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
Univ. of Stonybrook (SUNY)-Marine Science Research Center
Wind and Sea - from NOAAy
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)

Algae - Phycology

Center for Algal Microscopy and Image Digitization
"The archive consists mostly of light images of cleaned diatoms.."
A Guide to Algae
Marine Botany Glossary
Seaweed homepage
From national University of Ireland, Galway
World Wide Websites Pertaining to Algae
A nice collection of sites.
Yahoo index of phycology sites
Worth checking


Aquaculture Communications Group
Bridgeport (Conn.) Aquaculture School
Canadian Aquaculture Institute
Delaware Aquaculture Resource Center Home Page
Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Aquaculture Division
World Aquaculture Society Home Page


Corals glossary
Glossary of Marine Biology
Ichthyology Department at the California Academy of Sciences
Marine Biology Web Page
Resources for Marine Biology students, links to summer programs, bibliographies under "reference lists", links to marine institutes, Glossary of Marine Biology, and more.
The Society of Marine Mammology
World-Wide Web Virtual Library Whale-Watching Web


Hydrothermal Vent Chemistry
Ocean Chemistry Division: Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML)
Toxic chemicals in coastal environments

Coastal Studies

Univ. of Connecticut Marine Sciences Undergraduate Major
Atlantic Coast Watch Site & Newsletter
Caribbean Coastal Studies Directory
Center for Applied Coastal Research
Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography
Center for Coastal Studies - SIO - UCSD
Coastal Engineering Homepage, US Army Corps of Engineers
Coastal Ocean Institute and Rinehart Coastal Research Center from Woods Hole
Coastal Ocean Modeling at the USGS Woods Hole Field Center
Coastal Resources Center at Univ. of Rhode Island
Long Island Sound Resource Center
Massachusetts Coastal Zone Management Program
NOAA Coastal Services Center Home Page
USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program Homepage

Data Sources

NOAA National Oceanographic Data Center (NODC)
USDOC/NOAA/NESDIS/National Geophysical Data Center

Fisheries & Ichthyology

American Fisheries Society : Welcome to the AFS Information Site
Ichthyology Department-California Academy of Sciences
National Marine Fisheries Service NEFSC Headquarters Home Page
NOAA Fisheries

Local Connecticut & New England

DAMOS, Disposal Area Monitoring System
Long Island Sound Resource Center

Long Island Sound Resouce Center literature collection
Housed in Avery Point Library
Long Island Sound Study - EPA
Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea
Project Oceanology-at Avery Point

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