Contact Us

Please email loan requests to the Collection Manager and Curator by following this link. Students interested in material loans must include their advisor/supervisor on initial communications and have their advisor/supervisor write a formal loan request. 


Dr. Dahiana Arcila, Curator

Ben Frable, Collection Manager


Mailing address:

official address:

Ben Frable (or Dahiana Arcila)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego 0244
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0244
Phone: 858-534-2199
Fax: 858-822-3310

Mailing address for packages:

UCSD, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Ben Frable 0244
Vaughan Hall 224
7835 Trade St., Suite 100
San Diego, CA 92121 

Campus Location:

Vaughan Hall Rooms 224 & 225,
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Map)