Vessels Field Operations maintains and operates a fleet of about 40 vessels.
Visitors Center Located in Watermen's Hall, VIMS' Visitors Center features aquaria, audiovisual displays, computer presentations, and life-sized models to help you better understand and appreciate the marine ecosystems of Chesapeake Bay.
Vehicles The Institute maintains and operates 6 pool cars (3 cars and 3 mini-vans) and 16 pool trucks (three are permanently assigned).
VIMS Campaign Cutting-edge research and education programs require costly facilities, technology, and equipment, competitive salaries for faculty, and scholarships to attract the best students. As state funding declines--and as public and private grant awards become increasingly more competitive--VIMS must build a substantial base of private support to guarantee its place among the world's leading marine science centers.
VIMS forms Forms from various departments at VIMS are listed here. These forms are for the use of VIMS employees.
Virginia Naturally Virginia Naturally provides citizens with “one-stop” shopping to programs and information to learn about Virginia ’s environment. At this gateway site, you’ll find links to more than 800 organizations which provide environmental education programs and services in Virginia including volunteer and funding opportunities, teacher workshops and lesson plans, conferences, and community events to name a few.
Volunteers VIMS has volunteer opportunities for College and High School Students
VSC (Virgina Seafood Council), trial monitoring of oysters To ensure that the VSC test of non-native oysters meets the highest standards of science and biosecurity, researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) have developed an independent program funded by NOAA to monitor the status of the oysters at each of the commercial grow-out sites. VIMS scientists will gather scientific data on numerous different aspects of the commercial trial.