Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement
The Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement
Transforming the Learning and Doing of Ocean Science

COSEE is transitioning to an independent consortium, the Consortium for Ocean Science Exploration and Engagement, and to a new funding model. The Consortium will operate on a dues-based membership model.

Click here (PDF, 768 KB) to download the new COSEE Prospectus document. This document contains an overview of the first generation of COSEE, metrics of our successes, and directions for the future. Please e-mail coseeinfo@gmail.com if you would like a paper copy of the Prospectus.

COSEE Consortium Membership Benefits

  • Access to consortium dissemination vehicles (e-mail listserv, member newsletter, social media)
  • Opportunities to partner with consortium members in activities and proposal development through targeted Consortium workshops and meetings
  • Staying current with advancements and effective practices in ocean sciences education through Consortium workshops and meetings
  • Reduced registration fees for Consortium workshops
  • Institution’s name and website link on the COSEE website
  • A seat on the Governing Council (or for individual membership, opportunity to run for an "at large" seat on the Governing Council)
  • Opportunity to join Consortium working groups
  • Opportunity to network with individuals and institutions that share similar goals through monthly teleconferences

Please consider joining COSEE, as we continue to develop and disseminate research, effective practices, and tools that cultivate cooperation among scientists, educators, and the public. We will continue to support ocean science research as we foster communities of practice and enhance ocean literacy.

Membership Rates (Membership is based on a calendar year, January – December)

Individual Member:
$40 per year, COSEE Member
$15 per year, Student Member

Institutional Member:
$1,000 (institutions with greater than 275 full-time employees and students)
$750 (institutions with between 125 and 275 employees and students)
$500 (institutions with less than 125 employees and students)

To become a member, complete one of the following online applications:

Individual Membership
Institutional Membership

For more information, contact coseeinfo@gmail.com.

Charter Institutional members of the new Consortium include:

Alaska SeaLife Center
College of Exploration
Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology
Institute of Marine & Coastal Studies, Rutgers
NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium, Poland
Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Inc. (ORCA)
Oregon Institute of Marine Biology
Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Seattle Aquarium
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
University of California Berkeley
University of Connecticut
University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
University of South Carolina, Marine Science Program
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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