• Water Quality Monitoring Program

    The Center's latest commitment to marine conservation is the Cape Cod Bay Ocean Sanctuary & Monitoring Programs.

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  • Marine Geology

    CCS studies the geological processes that occur along or near the coast, from estuaries and lagoons to the inner continental shelf.

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  • Marine Debris

    The Center collaorates with local fishermen and town and state officials to remove derelict fishing gear and other harmful marine debris from coastal waters.

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  • Marine Policy Initiative

    The Center's latest commitment to marine conservation is the Marine Policy Initiative & Monitoring Programs.

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  • Thursday, July 7, 2016

    Humpback whale disentangled off Chatham, MA

  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    Fin whale disentangled by CCS MAER team

  • Thursday, May 26, 2016

    Entangled humpback whale freed off Provincetown – third disentanglement by CCS MAER in less than three weeks



WHALE WEEK! Seal Walk – July 27

Wednesday, July 27 at 11 am Offered in partnership with the Cape Cod National Seashore. Grey and harbor seals are frequent visitors to Cape Cod waters and can often be seen resting on local beaches at areas called ‘haul-outs’. Join Center …

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