College of Marine Science
University of South Florida
140 7th Avenue S, MSL119
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Note: Our faciliites are physically located on Peninsula Drive - see driving instructions below.
Phone: (727) 553-1130
Directions from I-275:
Take Exit 22 (I-175 Tropicana Field).
Remain on I-175 until it becomes 5th Ave S.
Turn right on 1st Street SE.
Turn left on National Airlines Ave SE.
Make your first right onto Peninsula Drive.
Location Images and History
Marine Science Laboratory
The College of Marine Science's Marine Science Laboratory was originally the United States Maritime Service Training Station. The ships in the photo are the TV Tusitala (left) and the TV Vigil (right). Read the December 1941 Architectural Forum article for more history on the Marine Science Laboratory Building.
C.W. Bill Young Marine Science Complex
USF's College of Marine Science Knight Oceanographic Center (lower image, left) and the state's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (lower image, right)
Digital Elevation Map of Tampa Bay, Florida
This DEM of the Tampa Bay area uses a combination of hillshading and color tinting to depict relief, which ranges from a depth of 94 feet below sea level at the mouth of the Bay (dark blue) up to a height of 105 feet above sea level in Clearwater (red). The white star indicates the location of the College of Marine Science. Image courtesy of USGS.