Sea Research Foundation is a leader in marine research, deep-sea exploration and hands-on education. We seek to protect our ocean planet by increasing awareness of our ocean environment and the creatures who live there, involving and educating budding scientists and future voters, and conducting and supporting aquatic and deep-sea research.

Making a splash in our field. More about Aquatic Research
Get on board with deep-sea discovery: Visit Nautilus Live
Have a whale of a good time: More about our newest Encounter Program
Kids across the country are digging into science: More about Immersion
Opening up an ocean of knowledge: More about the JASON Project
Lend a helping flipper: Get involved with DRF efforts

Newsworthy

New poll shows that almost two-thirds of Americans (65%) believe the site should be preserved as an international memorial, and six in ten agree artifacts taken from Titanic should not be auctioned.
Sea Research Foundation’s Dr. Tracy Romano, a 1986 graduate of Saint Michael's College, was inducted into the Saint Michael's College Alumni Academic Hall of Fame.
Sea Research Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Andy Wood as vice president of marketing.
Sea Research Foundation President & CEO Dr. Stephen M. Coan has been appointed to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation (NMSF) board of trustees.
A unique, one-week travel offering to view wild beluga whales in their native habitat north of the Arctic Circle has been announced by Sea Research Foundation.

Features

President's Blog: 

Dear Friend:

Hopefully all of you are well.  I missed you during my blog hiatus!

Let me begin by sharing with you...

2012 Annual Report

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