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Name Director / Principal Investigator Description Type
Argo ROEMMICH, DEAN

A long-term systematic observing system of the physical state of the global ocean.

Program
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
Checkley Lab CHECKLEY, DAVID Laboratory
Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) GUZA, Bob

Measures, analyzes, archives, and disseminates coastal environment data for use by coastal engineers, planners, and managers, as well as scientists and mariners.

Data Center, Program
Dayton Lab DAYTON, PAUL Laboratory
Integrative Oceanography Division (IOD) Division
Jaffe Laboratory for Underwater Imaging JAFFE, JULES Laboratory
Levin Lab LEVIN, LISA Laboratory
Pelagic Invertebrate Collection OHMAN, MARK

The world's preeminent collections of marine zooplankton, including more than 137,000 whole zooplankton samples containing some 108 specimens.

Collection
Photobiology Group MITCHELL, BRIAN

Focused on understanding the interactions between light and living organisms.

Laboratory
Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System DAVIS, RUSS
GOERICKE, RALF
GUZA, Bob
MC GOWAN, JOHN
RUDNICK, DANIEL
TERRILL, ERIC
THOMAS, Julie

Our primary goal is to provide the scientific data and information needed to inform decision-making and better understand the changing conditions of the coastal ocean in Southern California.

Program
Vernet Lab VERNET, MARIA

Studying the ecology of polar phytoplankton.

Laboratory