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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.

High Resolution Ship Photos

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.

    UNC Wilmington Student Shares Memories of SEA

    Posted on: June 11, 2021
    SEA Semester

    SEA Semester in the NEWS
    University of North Carolina Wilmington
    “We Are the Class of 2021! Telling our story, one graduate at a time”

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    Meera Subramanian investigates “The Nature of Plastics” in Orion Magazine

    Posted on: June 08, 2021
    SEA Semester

    SEA Semester in the NEWS
    “The Nature of Plastics” by Meera Subramanian
    Orion Magazine
    Spring 2021

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    SEA to Host Ned Cabot Marine Biodiversity & Conservation Symposium

    Posted on: June 04, 2021
    SEA Semester

    Sea Education Association
    9th Annual Ned Cabot Marine Biodiversity and
    Conservation Symposium:
    “Sailing Towards a Sustainable Ocean”
    Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 1 to 7 pm (EDT)
    Thursday, June 10, 2021, 9:30 am to 1:30 pm (EDT)
    Via Zoom

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    SEA Joins with Smithsonian to Inspire French Students

    Posted on: June 02, 2021
    By: Doug Karlson, Marketing & Communications Coordinator
    SEA Semester

    Faculty and staff of Sea Education Association shared advice and information with nearly 200 French high school students and educators Wednesday, June 2nd, in a Zoom webinar organized by the Smithsonian Institution, the U.S. Embassy in Paris, and the French Education Ministry.

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