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Ideally situated in the United States Virgin Islands, the Center for Marine & Environmental Studies (CMES) was established in 1999 with the mission to offer students and researchers a dynamic atmosphere to study tropical marine and environmental issues and increase awareness about marine topics in the VI. Located within the University of the Virgin Islands, CMES is a research and outreach arm of UVI's Marine Science Program.

- CMES News/Highlights - 

  • UVI Receives over $95,000 for Marine Debris Education and Prevention. September 1, 2016 (Read more)
  • Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches. August 23, 2016 (Read more)
  • UVI's Water Resource Research Institute Receives over $90,000 to Expand... July 26, 2016 (Read more)
  • UVI Graduate Student Gets Name for Cove Approved. February 9, 2016 (Read more)
  • University's VIMAS Uses Art to Educate Students on Marine Biology. December 16, 2015 (Read more)
  • University Researchers Discover Reproductive Refuge for Threatened Coral Species. July 21, 2015 (Read more)

- Research/Outreach Facilities -

- Contact Us -

Phone: St. Thomas (340) 693-1381               Fax: (340) 693-1385
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Center for Marine and Environmental Studies
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 John Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, USVI 00802