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About Sea Education Association

Press Kit

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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SSV Corwith Cramer
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SSV Corwith Cramer
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SSV Corwith Cramer


SSV Robert C. Seamans
SSV Robert C. Seamans
SSV Robert C. Seamans

Captions & Credit

In captions, ships should be identified as: “SSV Corwith Cramer, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA” or “SSV Robert C. Seamans, Sea Education Association, Woods Hole, MA”

Please use the following photo credit: “Photo(s) courtesy of Sea Education Association | SEA Semester® |”

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    SEA in the News

    Below are highlights from recent news articles featuring SEA Semester. To view more, click here.

    SEA’s Dr. Richard King Examines Marginalized Voices in Maritime Environmental History

    Posted on: August 20, 2021
    SEA Semester

    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

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    SEA Quest Students Create Interdisciplinary Magazines

    Posted on: August 08, 2021
    By: Richard King, Visiting Associate Professor, Maritime History & Literature
    SEA Semester

    This summer’s first two-week session of the SEA Quest high school online program focused on coral reefs and climate change.

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    U of Chicago Students Sail on Short Program with SEA

    Posted on: August 03, 2021
    SEA Semester

    SEA in the NEWS
    UChicago students flex science muscles at Marine Biological Laboratory
    By Emily Greenhalgh
    UChicago News

    “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).

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    UPDATE on Mini Boat HK Pride

    Posted on: July 26, 2021
    SEA Semester

    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

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