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 sustainable use and management of the marine environment.


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