Walter Munk Foundation



Continuing Walter Munk’s legacy of daring exploration and discovery through scientific research, education and ocean conservation.


  • To promote stewardship of our oceans.

  • Teach responsible use and protection of our oceans through conservation and sustainable practices

  • Conserve our aquatic ecosystems and protect endangered species

  • Develop and reach out to Doers, Donors, and Practitioners

  • To establish collaborations and interdisciplinary partnerships with global governmental agencies, institutions, universities and organizations with similar goals

  • To participate in world-wide marine archaeological expeditions, including underwater heritage sites.

  • Publicize expeditions and related activities to collect and share data

  • Publish scientific papers

  • To advocate for a better understanding of climate change and sea level rise


Pending 501c3 Non-Profit