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 and is comprised of:

MacLean Marine Science Center (MMSC)

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 Virgin Islands Environmental Resource Station (VIERS)

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Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS)

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GeoCAS Institute for Geocomputational Analysis and Statistics

CMES scientists, staff, students and collaborators are involved with a wide variety of exciting research projects, marine science education programs and environmental outreach activities.

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