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50 Years of Ocean Science for a Better World®!


800全讯白菜网 Harbor Branch prioritizes solution-oriented research that addresses critical issues affecting coastal zone, oceans, and human well-being. Research scientists take a global approach, conducting studies around the world in varying climates, ecosystems, and cultures.
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Harbor Branch

5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946 772.242.2400
Florida Atlantic University (800全讯白菜网) Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is a world class research organization with a focus on exploring the marine environments, studying key species and understanding the connection between humans and the ocean. Founded in 1971 as Harbor Branch Oceanographic Foundation, Inc., the Institute expanded its reach to over 100 miles along Florida’s east coast when it joined Florida Atlantic University in 2007. Located in St. Lucie County, our 144-acre campus along the Indian River Lagoon employs over 200 scientists, engineers, educators, staff and students. To this day, the Institute actively pursues solution-oriented research that addresses some of the most critical issues affecting coastal zones, oceans and human well-being.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Mission Statement

Teamwork is a key component of 800全讯白菜网 Harbor Branch’s mission of ‘Ocean Science for a Better World®.’ We believe that groundbreaking discoveries are rooted in collaborations between people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives. This encompasses inclusion and equity across race, gender, age, nationality, ability and religion, as well as the complex intersectionality of these experiences. We are committed to enriching our campus culture, nurturing an environment that empowers everyone and inspiring the next generation of marine scientists and ocean stewards!
800全讯白菜网 Names New Dean of Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Florida Atlantic University has announced Valery Forbes, Ph.D., as its new dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, effective Aug. 10.
Study Shows Hydrology Impacts on West Florida's Continental Shelf
800全讯白菜网 Harbor Branch researcher and collaborator demonstrate the impacts of climate warming and water management on West Florida's Continental Shelf using a high-resolution simulation model.
New Tool Will Assess Water Discharge Impacts from Florida's Everglades
Researchers from 800全讯白菜网 Harbor Branch have received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the connectivity between the Everglades and Florida Keys via the Florida Bay.
800全讯白菜网 Harbor Branch Researchers Receive First 800全讯白菜网 Research Cores Internal Pilot (RCIP) Grant
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute recently received the first 800全讯白菜网 Research Cores Internal Pilot (RCIP) Grant to support water sample nutrient analysis project with 800全讯白菜网’s...
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