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Marine Landscape Ecology Lab

Marine Landscape Ecology Lab

New logo for the marine landscape ecology lab depicting a drone in the air.


The Marine Landscape Ecology Lab is part of the Department of Marine Science at California State University, Monterey Bay. We specialize in the use of autonomous technologies and spatial analyses to study the marine environment. Our research integrates questions and techniques derived from the fields of marine and landscape ecology to study the marine environment across multiple scales of organization. Explore our page to learn more about our research group.

Photo of bull kelp taken from the air.

Research Projects

Conducting research above and below the sea.

Visit our projects page to learn more.
Graduate student Charnelle Wickliff piloting a drone.


Training the next generation of ocean scientists.

Visit our people page to meet our team.
Picture of a drone on the shore at Catalina Island.

Marine Tech

Using advanced technologies to study our ocean environment.

Visit our lab resources page to learn more.

Contact Marine Landscape Ecology Lab

Phone: 831-582-3024

Email: Send an email

Building: Chapman Science and Academic Center, E238

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 A.M-5 P.M.