"Welcome to the Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service"

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St. Thomas Campus Coordinator: Howard Forbes Jr.  

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 Albert A. Sheen Campus (St. Croix) Coordinator: Marcia Taylor 


- Marine and Environmental Education -

The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS), a part of the University of Puerto Rico Sea Grant College Program, is located within the Center for Marine and Environmental Studies at the University of the Virgin Islands. VIMAS works with the Virgin Islands community to raise awareness about our natural resources and foster environmental stewardship. Check out some our recent highlights!

Coastal Cleanups     Recycling      Education   Mangrove Restoration


- VIMAS Features: Youth Ocean Explorers Summer Program Registration Open- 

YOE Announcement

Registration for the Youth Ocean Explorers 2018 Summer Program is now open! This amazing 4-week marine science based summer program teaches students about our oceans as well as possible career paths within the sciences. Click here to register today!


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Office Phone: St. Thomas (340) 693-1672 / St. Croix (340) 692-4046
E-mail: St. Thomas (howard.forbes@live.uvi.edu) / St. Croix (mtaylor@uvi.edu)
Website: http://vimas.uvi.edu 
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Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service
Center for Marine and Environmental Studies
University of the Virgin Islands

St. Thomas                                 St. Croix 
#2 John Brewers Bay                  RR #1, 10,000 Kingshill
St. Thomas, USVI 00802             St. Croix, USVI 00850-9781