The Shannon Point Marine Center:
- supports and promotes Western Washington University’s instructional and research programs in the marine sciences
- provides access to facilities for visiting scientists from around the world
- supports supervised, independent research for undergraduates nationwide via federally-funded programs
- promotes ocean literacy among the general public through targeted K-12 and public education initiatives
The Shannon Point Marine Center has developed excellent facilities for field and laboratory instruction and research, as well as a long-term physical and chemical water quality database.
For more information, visit wwu.edu/spmc.