Centers, Labs, and Projects


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Name Director / Principal Investigator Description Type
Aburto Lab ABURTO OROPEZA, Octavio

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

Laboratory
Allen Lab ALLEN, ERIC Laboratory
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
Burton Lab BURTON, RONALD

We take advantage of molecular genetic approaches to examine diverse questions in ecology and evolution.

Laboratory
California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) CHECKLEY, DAVID

Studies the marine environment off the coast of California, the management of its living resources, and monitors the indicators of El Nino and climate change.

External Affiliated Center
California Current Ecosystem Long Term Ecological Research (CCE-LTER) OHMAN, MARK

Investigating nonlinear transitions in the California Current coastal pelagic ecosystem.

External Affiliated Center
Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) SANDIN, STUART
HAMDOUN, Amro
LEVIN, LISA
NORRIS, RICHARD
ABURTO OROPEZA, Octavio
ROUSE, Greg
SEMMENS, BRICE
SMITH, JENNIFER

Promotes interdisciplinary research and educational approaches to maintain the integrity of ocean ecosystems and manage their use in the face of rapid and inevitable global change.

Center
Coral Reef Ecology SANDIN, STUART

Studies coral reef ecosystems to answer fundamental questions of population biology, trophic dynamics, and spatial ecology.

Laboratory
Coral Reef Systems SANDIN, STUART
SMITH, JENNIFER

A working group of scientists united by an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to studying coral reefs across gradients of anthropogenic stress.

Laboratory
Gulf of California Marine Program ABURTO OROPEZA, Octavio
HASTINGS, Phil
EZCURRA, EXEQUIEL
ERISMAN, BRAD
MORENO BAEZ, MARCIA

Dedicated to generating and disseminating scientific information that has a direct, positive impact on conservation and management issues and policies in the region.

Program
Levin Lab LEVIN, LISA 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