Sea Education Association (SEA) is a leading non-profit, independent educational institution focused on environmental studies and the world’s oceans.
Founded 45 years ago (in 1971)
Based in the oceanographic research community of Woods Hole, Massachusetts on Cape Cod
One of six scientific research institutions in this vicinity
Full-time faculty in oceanography, history, anthropology, public policy, and nautical science
Dedicated to educating the next generation of ocean scholars, stewards, and leaders
SEA Semester is our flagship academic study abroad program.
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SEA in the News
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SEA’s Dr. Richard King Examines Marginalized Voices in Maritime Environmental History
August 20, 2021
SEA Faculty in PRINT
Diverse Voices from our Maritime Past
By Richard King, SEA Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History and Literature
and David Anderson, University of Louisville
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Aug. 19, 2021
SEA Quest Students Create Interdisciplinary Magazines
August 08, 2021
Richard King, Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History & Literature
This summer’s first two-week session of the SEA Quest high school online program focused on coral reefs and climate change.
U of Chicago Students Sail on Short Program with SEA
August 03, 2021
SEA in the NEWS
UChicago students flex science muscles at Marine Biological Laboratory
By Emily Greenhalgh
“In early spring, 12 students from the University of Chicago packed their bags and headed to Woods Hole for an immersive scientific experience at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL).
UPDATE on Mini Boat HK Pride
July 26, 2021
UPDATE on Mini Boat Recovery
N.L. town of 30 people rescues tiny boat built by 4th graders from Boston
The Canadian Press, July 23, 2021