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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:

Mark Wiggins
School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5000
Tel: 631-632-8677 Fax: 631-632-8820

Brian Gagliardi
School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences Stony Brook Southampton
239 Montauk Highway  Southampton, NY 11968 Tel: 631-356-5769  Fax: 631-632-5075


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.