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
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.)
Centers, Labs, and Programs
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.
Several billion-year-old rocks tell the story of the planet’s transiti...