The Coastal and Marine Institute is a unique collective of scientists and researchers who study the marine environments surrounding the San Diego region and southern California.
San Diego features many different and incredibly diverse marine habitats such as eelgrass beds, salt marshes, and kelp forests.
Students and faculty researchers conduct exciting experiments in the lab and field. Check out the latest featured research!
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