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    Academic Links

    When you’re studying the world’s oceans at Williams-Mystic, you’ll begin to see the connection between what you’re studying and how it influences everything around us. Below is a list of interesting links you may find helpful for exploring these issues further. Please email us if you know of a link we should add!

    Marine Policy
    National Marine Fisheries Service
    New England Fisheries Management Council
    National Sea Grant
    Rhode Island Sea Grant maintained by University of Rhode Island
    National Marine Sanctuaries maintained by NOAA
    The Maritime Executive Links to current events in shipping
    Fishery Market News maintained by NOAA
    Whaling.Com, an Environmental News Service maintained by WorldNews.Com
    Professional Mariner On-Line, News of the Shipping Industry maintained by Professional Mariner magazine

    Marine Sciences
    Science Daily Oceanography News the latest research findings summarized
    Earth Observatory a global view of what’s happening on our planet from NASA
    Hurricane Forecasts maintained by the National Hurricane Center
    Tides maintained by NOAA
    Marine Weather Forecasts
    • El Nino
    • Tsunami Bulletins
    Image of the day from NASA
Erupting Volcanoes
    • Harmful Algal Bloom Forecast maintained by NOAA
    • Fishbase
    Long Island Sound Study

    Literature of the Sea
    Searchable Sea Literature
    The Walt Whitman Archive
    Representative Poetry Online, University of Toronto
    Melville Society
    Melville’s Marginalia Online
    Association for Study of Literature and the Environment
    The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson
    The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spens
    The Catch: Writings from Downeast Maine

    Maritime History
    Index to Ships in Books (created and maintained by WM alum Peter McCracken)
    Historical and Educational Maritime Groups
    • Maritime History Resources, A Collection
    National Maritime Historical Society

    Mystic Seaport Museum
    G.W. Blunt White Library
    Mystic Seaport Museum Home Page