The mission of CINAR
is to provide a better understanding of physical and biological processes in the Northeast U.S. Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem, thereby advancing sustainable and beneficial management of its ecosystems and resources.
is to serve as a regional consortium of scientists and educators with the skills, facilities and programs needed to fully support NOAA research and management priorities in the region.
CINAR's philosophy of operations
focuses on research and its applications specific to NOAA’s mission and goals, and a range of education and outreach activities to train new scientists, enhance expertise of existing scientists, and communicate research results.
The Cooperative Institute of the North Atlantic Region is a regional consortium of eight partner institutions spanning the Northeast U.S. Shelf Large Marine Ecosystem (NES LME), offering a broad range of world-class capabilities to meet NOAA's mission goals in effective and sustainable management of region’s habitats and resources.
Applications are now being solicited for CINAR Fellows in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystem Science. This call is open to early-career scientists with appointments at CINAR partner institutions: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), University of Maine (UMaine), Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI), Rutgers University, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Studies (UMCES), University of Rhode…Read More
The Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region (CINAR) is pleased to announce the appointment of five CINAR Fellows in Quantitative Fisheries and Ecosystems Science: Daniel Cullen (University of Maryland Eastern Shore), Gavin Fay (UMass Dartmouth School of Marine Science and Technology), Geneviève Nesslage (University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science), Joshua Stoll (University of…Read More
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) selected Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to host NOAA’s Cooperative Institute for the North Atlantic Region (CINAR). Cooperative Institutes are NOAA-supported, non-federal organizations that have established outstanding research and education programs in one or more areas that are relevant to the NOAA mission. Cooperative Institutes’ expertise and facilities…Read More