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Information for the Marine Science Institute:

The Marine Science Institute has gone through several name changes throughout the years.

•1941: formally established as the Institute of Marine Science

•1968: changed name to Marine Science Institute at Port Aransas

•1975: became Port Aransas Marine Laboratory, was joined with Galveston Geophysical Laboratory and placed under an umbrella organization called the Marine Science Institute. Both laboratories were affiliated with the Dept. of Marine Studies at the main UT Austin campus

•1981: Institute for Geophysics was established and incorporated Galveston Geophysical Lab. Port Aransas facility once again became the sole location of the university's Marine Science Institute.

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