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    Blog: Research Will Help Public Visualize Flood Levels During Sandy

    Video: UCI Marine Scientist Appears on Aqua Kids TV Show

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    The UCI is currently accepting proposals for research grant funding through the Marine Science & Policy Initiative. Click the icon below to apply for funds through the MyMU Portal. (Must have proper Monmouth University login credentials to enter.)


  • About the Urban Coast Institute

    Mission: To serve Monmouth University and the public as a forum for research, education and collaboration in the development and implementation of science-based policies and programs that support stewardship of healthy, productive and resilient coastal ecosystems and communities.

    Each year, the UCI manages a number of signature programs and events, including:

    • Lectures by distinguished scholars and professionals
    • Annual Future of the Ocean Symposium and Champions of the Ocean Awards
    • Annual conferences
    • Student/faculty research programs