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Afri Oceans Conservation Alliance
AOCA seeks to align and partner with organisations, scientists and environmentalists that subscribe to policies that promote sustainable marine conservation and development.
American Society of Limnology and Oceanography (AS
The purposes of ASLO are to promote the interests of limnology, oceanography and related sciences, to foster the exchange of information across the range of aquatic science, and to further investigations dealing with these subjects. ASLO is best known for its journal, Limnology and Oceanography (L&O), its interdisciplinary meetings, and its special symposia.
ANalyse Educatie en Marien Oecologisch ONderzoek (
A society for people interested in marine biology near the coast of the Netherlands. The fact that ANEMOON is strictly for amateurs does not prevent a very professional approach. There are many people that help in the gathering and processing of data on the organisms that are found. ANEMOON already has an impressive database and a long list of publications to their credit.
Andean Explorers Foundation & Ocean Sailing Cl
Dedicated to the advancement of historical field and oceanic research through exploration in little-known areas around the world
Association of Marine Scientific Industries
Promotes recognition and expansion of the marine scientific industry through national and European initiatives and assists in the development of governmental oceanographic programmes and services by offering a means of active and positive co-operation with the European Commission and national governments.
Association of Marine Scientists (AMS)
A non-governmental organization which aims at providing a common platform for marine scientists in Mauritius to interact with each other.
Australian Marine Sciences Association
a national non-profit organization dedicated to promoting marine science and coordinating discussion and debate of marine issues in Australia.
Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Societ
an independent society that supports and fosters interest in meteorology and oceanography through publications, meetings, courses, conferences, grants and prizes. It also represents the views of its members to various institutions and the public.
British Marine Life Study Society
is a voluntary non-profit making organization aiming to stimulate interest in the undersea world and natural history of the seas, and related subjects.
Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society
Works for the advancement of meteorology and oceanography in Canada.
Cetacean Society International
CSI is an all-volunteer, non-profit conservation, education, and research organization based in the USA, with volunteer representatives in 26 countries around the world. Dedicated to the preservation and protection of cetaceans and the marine environment on a global basis.
Challenger Society for Marine Science
the United Kingdom's premier society for all who are interested in the oceans.
Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Isl
Information about CRESLI's research, education, and outreach programs to promote stewardship and conservation of coastal ecosystems, and especially their marine mammals and sea turtles.
Coastal Zone Research Network (COZONE)
An interdisciplinary research network, to promote the coastal zone research community providing a sustainable informal network of researchers, consulting organisations and end users, of all interests in the coastal zone. Organises workshops on all coastal issues from the backshore out into coastal waters, and promotes new research applications.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Meeresforschung (DGM)
Offers an organizational framework for the exchange of information and opinions concerning marine research topics. Also publishes a newsletter containing contributions and information from all areas of marine research which serves as a forum for discussions among its readers.
EARSeL Special Interest Group Remote Sensing of th
Discussion group on remote sensing of coastal zones, including ground truth data sampling and modelling, focusing on substances and pollutants, processes and coastal zone management.
European Cetacean Society
A 500 member (1998 count) organization. It is aimed at the exchange of information between dolphin and whale researchers inside and outside Europe. The ECS is therefore a scientific organization, but many members are just interested in whales and dolphins without being professional biologists.
Florida Marine Science Educator's Association
For teachers, students and others interested in the marine environment. The DRIFT is the quarterly newsletter.
Florida Oceanographic Society
promotes the knowledge and understanding of Florida's Marine resources through education, public awareness and the support of scientific research.
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
A registered charity which has pioneered the study of the whales, dolphins and porpoises found in the waters of the Hebrides. Using study techniques that neither harm nor seriously disturb the animals, the research work undertaken provides those who manage Scotland's wildlife and habitats with the information they need to achieve effective conservation.
Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Techn
A new, all embracing professional body established to meet the needs of professionals - engineers, scientists and technologists - operating in the marine environment.
International Association of Aquatic and Marine Sc
An association of individuals and organizations interested in aquatic and marine information science. The association provides a forum for exchange and exploration of ideas and issues of mutual concern.
International Commission for the Scientific Explo
The Commission is currently funded by 22 Member States which support the work of a large scientific network - some 500 institutes and over 2500 researchers - united by a commitment to promote marine science for the lasting protection of the Mediterranean Sea and for the well-being of its coastal populations.
International Marine Mammal Association
Dedicated to the conservation of marine mammals and their habitats worldwide, through research and education.
International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
United Nations Agency concerned with the safety of shipping and cleaner oceans.
Marinalg, worldwide association, seawed-derived hy
Worldwide association to promote image and use of seewed derived hydrocolloids in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries
Marine and Oceanographic Technology Network
MOTN is a regional association comprised of various members of the marine and oceanographic community located throughout the New England area.
Marine Conservation Society
A leading environmental charity in the UK dedicated solely to protecting the marine environment. It has worked successfully for twenty years to highlight issues of concern and threats to both marine wildlife and to the wider marine and coastal environment, and brings them to the attention of the public, media, politicians and Government agencies alike.
Marine Technology Society
A non-profit international professional organization established in 1963 to promote the exchange of information in ocean and marine engineering, science, and policy. MTS has over 2000 current members.
Committed to the health and well being of marine mammals and their coastal habitats around the world.
National Association of Marine Laboratories
USA nonprofit organization of over 120 members employing more than 10,000 scientists, engineers, and professionals and representing marine and Great Lakes laboratories.
New Zealand Region of the Hydrographic Society
is a sub-branch of the Australasian Branch of the Hydrographic Society with members representing the fields of hydrography, oceanography, geophysics, civil engineering and associated disciplines at all levels of expertise.
Ocean Conservation Society
a non-profit corporation, which serves as the parent organization for several marine research projects such as The Los Angeles Dolphin Project and the Yucatan Sea Turtle & Dolphin Project. As the parent organization, OCS organises, administrates and funds serious research projects by seeking grants, contributions, and corporate sponsorships.
Ocean Studies Board
Part of the U.S. National Research Council, the OSB advises the federal government and the nation on issues of ocean science and policy.
Oceanic Society
A nonprofit, membership organization founded in 1972 to protect marine mammals and the marine environment through conservation-based research and environmental education. The Society coordinates and funds research projects, the results of which make a compelling case for ecosystem conservation.
Oceanographic Society of Japan (JOS)
Membership details and meeting announcements.
PACON International
PACON International is an international, non-profit, professional marine science and technology society dedicated to the sharing of scientific and technical information among those interested in the future of the world's oceans with a Pacific focus. Facilitates the biennial Pacific Congress on Marine Science and Technology.
Planktos Foundation
Engages in research on global ocean and climate change including development of mitigation methods and technologies to help restore the health of the world's oceans.
riverOcean Research & Education (RORE)
A largely voluntary, UK non-profit environmental organisation, involved in water related education, research and events.
Save Our Seas Foundation
Promotes awareness, protection, preservation and conservation of the global marine environment.
SeaCare Inc.
A community based group set up in 1997 to facilitate projects aimed at addressing environmental issues in the Tasmanian coastal marine environment.
Seas At Risk (SAR)
An independent non-governmental federation of national and international environmental organisations concerned with the protection and restoration of the marine environment.
Society for Marine Mammalogy
evaluates and promotes the educational, scientific and managerial advancement of marine mammal science. Any person is qualified for full membership who is a professional in natural science or the management, husbandry, conservation or training of marine mammals.
Society for Underwater Technology
a multi-disciplinary learned Society which brings together individuals and organisations from more than 30 countries who have a common interest in underwater technology, ocean science and offshore engineering.
The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Cari
Founded in 1956 by marine researchers with interests in the marine science of the tropical Atlantic and the Caribbean. Founded primarily as a scientific organization, the strength of AMLC lies in the diversity of its member laboratories and the extensive expertise of its membership.
The Coastal Union (EUCC)
An association with members and member organisations in 40 countries. Founded in 1989 with the aim of promoting coastal conservation by bridging the gap between scientists, environmentalists, site managers, planners and policy makers, it has grown since then into the largest network of coastal practitioners and experts in Europe, with 14 National Branches and offices in seven countries.
The Coral Reef Alliance
Promotes coral reef conservation around the world by working with marine recreation providers, park managers, and local communities to establish conservation alliances and raise public awareness.
The Hydrographic Society
membership is open to all with an interest in surveying at sea. Aims include the promotion of the science of surveying over water and related disciplines as well as the fostering of recognised standards of education and training for those engaged, or intending to engage in hydrographic work.
The Hydrographic Society of America
serves as the focal point for activities in America. Membership is open to any individual or organization with an interest in surveying afloat. No formal qualifications are required.
The Oceanography Society
founded in 1988 to disseminate knowledge of oceanography and its application through research and education, to promote communication among oceanographers, and to provide a constituency for consensus-building across all the disciplines of the field.
Västerhavet Association
A non-profit organisation in Göteborg, promoting maritime research and development in Western Sweden.
Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (W
A non-governmental and non-profit regional organization for promoting the educational, scientific and technological development of all aspects of marine sciences throughout the Western Indian Ocean (WIO) region.
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
is an International Charity for the protection of Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises (cetaceans). Based in Bath, England, UK.