National Undersea Research Program (NURP) is the nation's
only federal scientific program that specializes in providing access
to undersea technology to help us better manage Earth's last frontier.
NURP makes undersea technologies available to the scientific community,
supports creative partnerships, and conducts groundbreaking research
towards the advancement of marine and Great Lakes science.
NURP is a science
program. The wide array of scientific problems facing the nation requires
a variety of technologies. Through ownership or leasing, NURP provides
undersea systems that work from the coast to the deep sea.