Student walking in front of the wind turbine on UD's Lewes Campus

Where the world is your classroom

Wide shot of boat during CEOE's marine eco-camp

Join us as we strive to create a vibrant future for all who share our world

The College of Earth, Ocean and Environment (CEOE) at the University of Delaware is dedicated to advancing the understanding of our planet’s natural systems, from plate tectonics and turbulent hurricanes to historic coastal estuaries and the deepest reaches of the ocean. 

UD College of Earth, Ocean and Enviornment impacts the world:

Hands-on learning

Our faculty, researchers, and students are always asking big questions. Determined and curious, they seek answers in the field: aboard research vessels, hiking in marshes, combing beaches and diving underwater.

Where will your ideas take you?

UD alum Bryan Keller pictured with an AUV

Start your journey here

Sudents at CEOE enjoy state-of-the-art learning experiences both within the classroom and out in the field, developing skills needed for today’s job market.

Prof. Kim Oremus poses next to a monitor displaying data on fisheries management

Discover the latest science

Relying on a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach, CEOE researchers tackle complex problems across earth, ocean and environmental topics. 

Members of the public watch a science demonstration during Coast Day 2019

Make an impact

Become a part of the vibrant community of volunteers, scholars and scientists at one of the world’s leading marine research and education programs.


News & Events

Nitrogen-fixing bacteria viruses
  • UD Commencement 2023

    Article by Amy Wolf | May 27, 2023

    Former astronaut Mae Jemison advises graduates to 'Look up and remember what inspires you, what you were doing this for and why you cared in the first place'

  • Raising a toast to UD’s new doctors

    Article by Beth Miller | May 26, 2023

    Doctoral Hooding celebrates highest academic degree

  • Wind energy in Iceland

    Article by Adam Thomas | May 22, 2023

    UD Professor Jeremy Firestone describes teaching wind energy science and discussing policy in Iceland