cimrs logoThe Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies' (CIMRS) main mission is to bring together research partners from Oregon State University’s full variety of colleges and departments to assist their NOAA colleagues address complex multidisciplinary issues relating to the marine environment and sustainable use and management of marine resources.

The eclectic collaborative structure of CIMRS strives to facilitate new and nimble ways to apply hard science and basic research in a quest to understand factors and fluxes impacting marine resources and improve their management.