Partners & Members


MARACOOS partners collaborate on new projects, contribute data, and expand the reach of coastal and ocean information. Partner organizations represent a variety of regions and sectors, including academic institutions, industry, federal, state and local governments, and non-governmental organizations. These partnerships allow MARACOOS to save lives, protect livelihoods, and boost the economy throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

Current Partners

Academic, Education and Research Institutions


  • University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, School for Marine Science & Technology
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Rhode Island

  • University of Rhode Island


  • University of Connecticut, Department of Marine Sciences

New York

  • Clarkson University, Beacon Institute
  • City College of New York, NOAA Cooperative Remote Sensing Science and Technology Center
  • Columbia University
  • New York Sea Grant
  • Stevens Institute of Technology, Charles V. Schaefer, Jr. School of Engineering
  • Stony Brook University, School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences

New Jersey

  • Monmouth University, Urban Coastal Institute
  • New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
  • Rutgers University, Department of Marine and Coastal Science


  • Millersville University
  • Pennsylvania Sea Grant


  • Delaware Sea Grant College Program
  • University of Delaware, Office of the Provost


  • Maryland Sea Grant College
  • Morgan State PEARL Lab
  • U.S. Naval Academy, Center for Chesapeake Bay Observation and Modeling
  • University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science
  • University of Maryland, Chesapeake Bay Observing System
  • Washington College, Center for Environment and Society


  • Old Dominion University, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography
  • College of William & Mary, Virginia Institute of Marine Science

North Carolina

  • East Carolina University, Institute for Coastal Science and Policy
  • University of North Carolina


  • Alliance for Coastal Technologies
  • Chesapeake Research Consortium
  • Delaware River Basin Commission
  • Hudson River Foundation
  • Massachusetts Fisherman's Partnership
  • Maritime Association of the Port of NY & NJ
  • Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay
  • Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council
  • National Aquarium in Baltimore
  • Partnership for the Delaware Estuary (NEP)
  • The Nature Conservancy
  • Virginia Maritime Association

Federal, State and Local Governments

New York

  • Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
  • Hudson River NERR (National Estuary and Research Reserve)
  • NYC DEP Harbor Safety Program
  • NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System
  • The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

New Jersey

  • NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection
  • NJDOT/Office of Maritime Resources
  • U.S. Geological Survey, New Jersey Water Science Center


  • Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control


  • Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System
  • City of Annapolis Office of Emergency Management
  • Maryland Department of Natural Resources
  • NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
  • National Estuarine Research Reserve, Chesapeake Bay Virginia
  • NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office
  • NOAA CoastWatch - East Coast Node


  • Battelle
  • Center for Innovative Technology
  • CODAR Ocean Sensors
  • Fugro Atlantic
  • Fugro Earthdata
  • Hach / Danaher Water Quality Group
  • Integrated Systems Sollutions
  • Liquid Robotics, Inc.
  • Public Service Electric & Gas Company
  • FV Christian and Alexa
  • RPS, Inc.
  • Science Applications International Corporation
  • Sonardyne
  • Sutron Corporation
  • Teledyne RD Instruments
  • Weatherflow
  • Woods Hole Group
  • Xylem, Inc
  • YSI, Inc.