Department of Marine Science
Areas of Research: Marine Landscape ecology, intertidal community dynamics, geospatial technology and spatial statistics to study habitat complexities
Areas of Research: Benthic marine ecology, subsea robotics, ROVs
CSUMB is an organizational member of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS). csumb.edu/diving
Areas of Research: Marine environmental, ecological & evolutionary physiology, climate change stress physiology, ecological forecasting
Area of Research: Population ecology, kelp forest community disturbance, citizen science
Research Group: Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Program (CMEP)
The Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Program is a research and education program funded by the NSF and NOAA. CMEP supports basic research to increase our understanding of coastal wetlands to the open ocean and deep sea.
Areas of Research: Shelf & slope ecology, image-based approaches to data collection, application of science to policy & management
Area of Research: Phytoplankton biodiversity, meso-scale ocean features, remote sensing, aquatic optics
Research Group: Marine Science Research (formerly IfAME)
Marine Science faculty developed this restructured organizational design to sustainably couple their strong extramural research programs, growing academic curriculum, and established community engagement programs.