Earth

Coastal Processes

The study of natural and anthropological processes contributing processes contributing to the formation and erosion of coastlines. (Photo: Scripps Oceanography students use LIDAR to map a bluff collapse.)

Academics

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Andreas Andersson
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

CalCOFI is a long-term, interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral ecosystem research program off the coast of California that holistically studies the physics, biogeochemistry, and biology of the marine environment to inform the sustainable management of marine resources in the context of climate change

Providing services on coastal and marine science and policy issues.

Specializing in estuarine and coastal processes with an interest in interdisciplinary projects that address how physics impacts important biological and chemical processes in the coastal environment.

Earth News

Dec 9, 2020 New Study Helps Pinpoint When Earth’s Plate Subduction Began

New Study Helps Pinpoint When Earth’s Plate Subduction Began

Several billion-year-old rocks tell the story of the planet’s transiti...

Nov 24, 2020 Five UC San Diego Experts Elected AAAS Fellows in 2020

Five UC San Diego Experts Elected AAAS Fellows in 2020

Scripps Oceanography's David Sandwell among those recognized by Americ...