Centers, Labs, and Projects


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Name Director / Principal Investigator Description Type
A.E. Allen Lab ALLEN, ANDREW

Research at the intersection of biological and microbial oceanography and functional genomics.

Laboratory
Aburto Lab ABURTO OROPEZA, Octavio

We analyze the interactions among marine ecology and biodiversity, fisheries, socioeconomics, climate change, and more.

Laboratory
Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE) WEISS, RAY

AGAGE has been measuring the composition of the global atmosphere continuously since 1978.

Program
Allen Lab ALLEN, ERIC Laboratory
Aluwihare Lab: Chemistry & Biology of Ocean Organic Matter ALUWIHARE, LIHINI Laboratory
Argo ROEMMICH, DEAN Program
Atmospheric Acoustics Laboratory DEGROOT-HEDLIN, CATHERINE Laboratory
Atmospheric Aerosols Group RUSSELL, LYNN Laboratory
Atmospheric Oxygen Research Group KEELING, RALPH Laboratory
AWARE – ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment LUBIN, DAN Project
Azam Lab AZAM, FAROOQ Laboratory
Barbeau Laboratory: Marine Trace Metal Biogeochemistry BARBEAU, KATHERINE Laboratory
Bartlett Lab BARTLETT, DOUGLAS Laboratory
Benthic Invertebrate Collection ROUSE, Greg Collection
Bowman Lab BOWMAN, JEFF

We use sequence-based approaches, flow cytometry, modeling, and other techniques to explore the structure and function of microbial communities.

Laboratory
Brian Palenik Laboratory PALENIK, BRIAN

We study how marine phytoplankton interact with their abiotic environment (nutrients, copper, etc.) and with co-occurring microbes.

Laboratory
Broadband Seismic Data Collection Center (ANZA) VERNON, FRANK Data Center
Buckingham Lab BUCKINGHAM, MICHAEL Laboratory
Burton Lab BURTON, RONALD Laboratory
California Center for Algae Biotechnology (Cal-CAB) External Affiliated Center
California Climate Change Center/California-Nevada Applications Project CAYAN, DANIEL Program
California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) CHECKLEY, DAVID External Affiliated Center
California Current Ecosystem Long Term Ecological Research (CCE-LTER) OHMAN, MARK

The California Current Ecosystem LTER is investigating nonlinear transitions in the California Current coastal pelagic ecosystem.

External Affiliated Center
California Nevada Applications Program (CNAP) CAYAN, DANIEL External Affiliated Center
California Sea Grant ECKMAN, JAMES Program
California Spatial Reference Center (CSRC) BOCK, YEHUDA Facility
Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) PRATHER, KIMBERLY
DEANE, GRANT

CAICE is a Center for Chemical Innovation focused on the fundamental chemistry behind the impact of aerosol particles on our climate.

External Affiliated Center
Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (CCCIA) Center
Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) LEVIN, LISA
ROUSE, Greg
NORRIS, RICHARD
SANDIN, STUART
SEMMENS, BRICE
SMITH, JENNIFER
ABURTO OROPEZA, Octavio
HAMDOUN, Amro
Center
Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine (CMBB) Division
Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) RALPH, Marty Center
Checkley Lab CHECKLEY, DAVID Laboratory
Climate, Atmospheric Sciences and Physical Oceanography (CASPO) Division
CLIVAR and Carbon Hydrographic Office SWIFT, JAMES Data Center
Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) GUZA, Bob Data Center, Program
Coastal Observing Research and Development Center (CORDC) TERRILL, ERIC Facility
Cooperative Institute for Marine Ecosystems and Climate (CIMEC) CORNUELLE, BRUCE External Affiliated Center
Coral Reef Ecology SANDIN, STUART Laboratory
Coral Reef Systems SANDIN, STUART
SMITH, JENNIFER
Laboratory
Cross Surfzone / Inner-shelf Dye Exchange (CSIDE) GIDDINGS, SARAH
FEDDERSEN, FALK
Project
Dayton Lab DAYTON, PAUL Laboratory
Deheyn Lab DEHEYN, DIMITRI Laboratory
Evan Research Group EVAN, AMATO Laboratory
Fluids & Volatiles Laboratory HILTON, DAVID Laboratory
Geological Collections NORRIS, RICHARD Collection
Geological Data Center (GDC) STOCKS, KAREN Collection, Data Center
Geosciences Research Division (GRD) Division
Gerwick Laboratory GERWICK, LENA
GERWICK, WILLIAM
Laboratory
Giddings Lab GIDDINGS, SARAH Laboratory
Gravity Lab ZUMBERGE, MARK Laboratory
Gulf of California Marine Program ABURTO OROPEZA, Octavio
HASTINGS, Phil
EZCURRA, EXEQUIEL
ERISMAN, BRAD
MORENO BAEZ, MARCIA
Program
Hamdoun Lab HAMDOUN, Amro

Research projects generally center on developmental biology and/or environmental toxicology.

Laboratory
Hughes Research Group HUGHES, CHAMBERS Laboratory
Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) Division
Instrument Development Group DAVIS, RUSS Facility
Integrative Oceanography Division (IOD) Division
Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory DAY, JAMES

The laboratory specialises in high-precision isotopic analyses, elemental abundances and petrology.

Laboratory
Jaffe Laboratory for Underwater Imaging JAFFE, JULES Laboratory
Keeling Curve KEELING, RALPH Program
Laboratory of Computational Genomics GAASTERLAND, Terry Laboratory
Latz Laboratory LATZ, MICHAEL

A marine biology laboratory that studies the role of bioluminescence in marine ecosystems.

Laboratory
Levin Lab LEVIN, LISA Laboratory
Lubin Lab LUBIN, DAN Laboratory
Marine Bioacoustics Lab SIROVIC, ANA

We develop and use new, non-lethal acoustic methods and technologies to promote a better understanding of highly exploited and endangered marine species.

Laboratory
Marine Biology Research Division (MBRD) Division
Marine EM Laboratory KEY, KERRY
CONSTABLE, STEVEN
Laboratory
Marine Physical Laboratory (MPL) Division
Marine Vertebrate Collection HASTINGS, Phil Collection
Moore Laboratory MOORE, BRADLEY Laboratory
Noise Lab GERSTOFT, PETER Laboratory
Ocean Bottom Seismograph Instrument Pool (Obs Facility) Facility
Ocean Optics Research Laboratory STRAMSKI, DARIUSZ
REYNOLDS, RICK
Laboratory
Ocean Physics Group PINKEL, ROBERT
SMITH, Jerry
LUCAS, Drew
Laboratory
Ocean Time Series Group SEND, UWE Laboratory
Oceanographic Data Facility SWIFT, JAMES Data Center
Paleomagnetic Laboratory TAUXE, LISA Laboratory
Pelagic Invertebrate Collection OHMAN, MARK Collection
Photobiology Group MITCHELL, BRIAN Laboratory
Pinon Flat Observatory (PFO) and Strainmeter Group AGNEW, DUNCAN Project
Prather Research Group PRATHER, KIMBERLY Laboratory
Project IDA (International Deployment of Accelerometers) BERGER, JONATHAN Program
Project Recover TERRILL, ERIC Program
Scripps Acoustic Ecology Laboratory BAUMANN-PICKERING, SIMONE Laboratory
Scripps Center for Marine Archeology (SCMA) HILDEBRAND, JOHN
Center
Scripps Center for Oceans and Human Health (SCOHH) MOORE, BRADLEY
ALUWIHARE, LIHINI
ALLEN, ERIC
JENSEN, PAUL
FENICAL, WILLIAM
External Affiliated Center
Scripps CO2 Group KEELING, RALPH Laboratory
Scripps Coastal & Open Ocean BiogeochemistrY Research (SCOOBY) ANDERSSON, ANDREAS Laboratory
Scripps Genome Center GAASTERLAND, Terry Center
Scripps Glaciology Group FRICKER, Helen Amanda Laboratory
Scripps Orbit and Permanent Array Center (SOPAC) BOCK, YEHUDA Data Center
Semmens Laboratory SEMMENS, BRICE

Quantitative ecology, marine ecology, stock assessment, conservation biology, stable isotope analysis, fisheries management.

Laboratory
Severinghaus Laboratory SEVERINGHAUS, JEFFREY Laboratory
Shore Stations Program Program
SIO Science Support Office for IODP GIVEN, HOLLY Program
Small-scale and Artisanal Fisheries Research Network SANDIN, STUART Program
Smith Lab SMITH, JENNIFER Laboratory
Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System DAVIS, RUSS
GOERICKE, RALF
GUZA, Bob
MC GOWAN, JOHN
RUDNICK, DANIEL
TERRILL, ERIC
THOMAS, Julie
Program
Tresguerres Lab: Comparative Marine Physiology TRESGUERRES, MARTIN Laboratory
U.S. Repeat Hydrography Program SWIFT, JAMES
TALLEY, LYNNE
Program
Underwater Imaging Laboratory JAFFE, JULES Laboratory
Vernet Lab: The Ecology of Polar Phytoplankton VERNET, MARIA Laboratory
Wavechasers ALFORD, MATTHEW Project
Whale Acoustic Lab HILDEBRAND, JOHN
WIGGINS, SEAN
Laboratory