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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 - CMES Conducts Research on Animal Movement Patterns Within Brewers Bay. (Learn more)
  • UVI - CMES Continues to Monitor Coral Health Within the Virgin Islands. (Learn more)
  • UVI - CMES and VIMAS Work to Raise Awareness About the Nassau Grouper. (Learn 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