Founded in 1818 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University is a member of the U15, a group of Canada’s top 15 research-intensive universities. It offers a wealth of academic program options, with 3,700 classes in 180 degree programs across its 12 faculties and has 18,000+ full and part-time students from Canada and more than 110 countries throughout the world. Research funding amounts to more than C$140 million annually. Ocean studies at Dalhousie are interdisciplinary and are comprised of engineering, science, social science, law and public policy, management and international development activities. The area involves more than 100 researchers in six faculties and a wide array of disciplines, with numerous Canada Research Chairs and a Canada Excellence Research Chair committed to it. Dalhousie University is the headquarters of the international Ocean Tracking Network, a world leader in the deployment, operation, and scientific use of acoustic telemetry equipment. The university also operates the OTN data warehouse, a “big data” facility specialized in acoustic tracking data processing, storage, visualization and analysis.
Halifax, B3H 4R2, South Street 6299 Suite 231, Canada