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.

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




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


Sutron Corporation

Teledyne RD Instruments


Woods Hole Group

Xylem, Inc

YSI, Inc.