Environmental Research Division, Southwest Fisheries Science Center

The Environmental Research Division provides investigations of environmental variability—from local to global scales—and delivery of data products to the public.

Our Location

The Monterey building displayed underneath clear blue skies.
Heritage Harbor facility, Monterey, CA. Credit: NOAA Fisheries 

The Environmental Research Division has staff at all three laboratory locations: La Jolla, Monterey, and Santa Cruz. This distribution of staff allows for increased interactions with other divisions and with many California universities and stakeholder groups concerned with ocean science and management.

Our Leadership