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Maritime Molluscs in Warming Waters

Dr. Ramón Filgueira predicts the future for aquatic delicacies such as oysters, clams, mussels, and scallops, in the hands of climate change.

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Celebrating Marine Affairs Graduates

Thirteen Dalhousie graduates joined the Marine Affairs family at the 2016 spring convocation.

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Apply to the Marine Management Program Today!

The Marine Affairs Program (MAP) seeks to enroll students from a wide variety of disciplines.

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Making waves in Marine Management

Find out what students and researchers in the Marine Affairs Program are up to.

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Master of Marine Management

Developing interdisciplinary approaches to contemporary marine management issues.

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About the Marine Affairs Program

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Given the interdisciplinary nature of the Marine Affairs Program, our student body is drawn from a very diverse group that includes social scientists, humanists, engineers and scientists. Despite differences in their backgrounds, individuals converge on characteristics common to our graduates, namely a broad overview of the issues, critical thinking, the ability to communicate clearly and the shaping of “honest brokers”.   Find out more.

Faculty & Research

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In Marine Affairs at Dalhousie students learn from experts and frequently work with them on projects ranging from conservation to public policy issues. The university currently attracts more than $150 million each year from external grants and contracts making it the most research-intensive academic institution in Atlantic Canada.  Meet our faculty.