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UCI 2017 Annual Report


BLOG: Panel Explores Promise of eDNA for Marine Life Research

NEWS RELEASE: Report Assesses Mid-Atlantic Coast’s Economic Vulnerability to Climate Change

BLOG: Discovering the Ecological Self through Art and Science

BLOG: Monmouth Magazine Infographic: Offshore Drilling in the Mid-Atlantic

BLOG: EarthShare NJ to Honor UCI for Environmental Education Work

MID-ATLANTIC BLUE OCEAN ECONOMY 2030: Presentations, Papers and Multimedia from the Forum


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Great Gifts for Ocean Lovers: UCI Apparel

Apply for Research Grants


The UCI is currently accepting proposals for research grant funding through the Marine Science & Policy Initiative. Click the icon at left 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:

  • Student-faculty research projects
  • Lectures by distinguished scholars and professionals
  • Annual Future of the Ocean Symposium and Champions of the Ocean Awards