Unlocking the ocean’s potential
Dalhousie’s internationally recognized researchers are creating global solutions to the complex challenges facing our life-sustaining ocean. Our ocean research has the potential to ignite our economy and continue innovation in ocean science and technology.
Partnering with others around the globe
We attract significant government and industry support for ocean research and we have created valuable spinoff companies and research networks with international significance. Learn more about our partnerships and initiatives.
Facilities and resources to support discovery
Dalhousie’s unique infrastructure, including the Steele Ocean Sciences Building, the Aquatron and mobile marine research labs, facilitate discoveries into the challenges faced by the world’s ocean. Learn more about our facilities.
News and updates
Increasing youth's ocean literacy
Dalhousie research groups are identifying youth's ocean literacy and creating ways to bring the ocean into the classroom
Big Things Come in Small Packages ‑ The Oceans' Internet Fits on a Transmitter Smaller Than a USB
Hi-tech tracking tags are redefining how we discover, understand and manage ocean life