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Dalhousie University is located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, which is a major Canadian port city located on the Atlantic Ocean on Canada’s east coast.  In 2017 Dalhousie’s undergraduate enrollment was over 15,000, and the graduate enrollment was over 3,600.  Annually, Dalhousie receives over $138M in research grants and awards.

To learn more about the history of the Oceanography Department, click here [PDF - 2.58 MB]. 

To locate the Life Science Centre (LSC), we are located behind the Steele Ocean Sciences Building (SOSB), facing Oxford Street. 

Locate the Department of Oceanography here

To locate the Oceanography Main Office from Oxford Street:
When facing the Steele Ocean Sciences Building, head to the right side of the building and use the entrance with the ramp. Once you enter, make a right and head to the stairs to the third floor. 


To locate the Oceanography Main Office from the Henry Hicks Building:
When facing the Henry Hicks Building, from the main entrance, walk across the main lobby directly to the exit in front of you. You'll then face (outside) the Life Science Centre (pictured below). Once you enter these doors (circled), go to your left and follow the signs to Oceanography. 


Mailing/civic address

Department of Oceanography 
Dalhousie University
LSC, Room 3631
6287 Alumni Crescent
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Canada, B3H 4R2