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The Oceanography Society

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The Oceanography Society (TOS) was founded in 1988 to disseminate knowledge of oceanography and its application through research and education, to promote communication among oceanographers, and to provide a constituency for consensus-building across all the disciplines of the field.

The Oceanography Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization incorporated in the District of Columbia.


Recognizing Excellence

The Munk Award | Recognizing Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea

The Jerlov Award | Recognizing Advancements Made to Our Knowledge of the Nature and Consequences of Light in the Ocean

The TOS Fellows Program | Recognizing Individuals Who Have Attained Eminence in Oceanography

Disseminating Knowledge

TOS-Supported Meetings | Providing a Venue for Robust Technical Dialogue Across the Disciplines of Oceanography

Promoting Communication

Oceanography | The Award-Winning Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society