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The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences of Stony Brook University maintains a fleet of Research Vessels/ Boats ranging from 16 to 80 ft for scientific work, surveys, educational trips and charters. They are based at the Stony Brook University campus on the north shore of Long Island and at the Stony Brook Southampton campus on the south shore of Long Island. For more information on our vessels, visit our Research Vessels page, or contact:

Chris Harter
SoMAS Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000
Tel: 516-666-0569

Brian Gagliardi
SoMAS Stony Brook Southampton
239 Montauk Highway  Southampton, NY 11968
Tel: 631-356-5769


Additionally, SoMAS operates other outreach efforts through our various facilities, including the Flax Pond Marine Laboratory, the Southampton Marine Sciences Center, and our Stony Brook campus location.

The Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, NY is currently home to the “Meet an Oceanographer” series where SoMAS scientists participate in a series of talks for visitors at the aquarium.