News & Events

COAST Welcomes CSU STEM AmeriCorps VISTA Jessica Taatjes!
VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) is a part of the national service movement through the Corporation for National and Community Service and is often referred to as the domestic Peace Corps. Jessica will be working with COAST as a VISTA volunteer for the next year to enhance our internship program and promote undergraduate research. She graduated this past spring from HSU with a degree in Oceanography.
Posted: July 23, 2014

Call for Abstracts for California Estuarine Research Society Conference September 26-27, 2014
Abstract submission is open for the California Estuarine Research Societyís Annual Meeting on September 26-27th, 2014 in Bodega Bay, California. The theme is linkages between climate change, freshwater flow, and estuarine/coastal ecosystems. The abstract deadline is July 31, 2014.
Posted: July 10, 2014

Chief Scientist Training Opportunity at Moss Landing Marine Labs- Deadline Extended
Moss Landing Marine Labs is hosting a series of cruises and pre-cruise information short courses that will instruct early career marine scientists including PhD students on how to effectively plan for, acquire, utilize, and report on time at sea for multi-disciplinary research and education. COAST will provide funding to help defray participation costs for CSU personnel if the stipend is not sufficient. The application deadline has been extended to July 7, 2014.
Posted: June 26, 2014

San Francisco State Appoints Dr. Karina Nielsen as Director of Romberg Tiburon Center
San Francisco State University has appointed Dr. Karina Nielsen as the new Director of its Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies, effective August 25. Dr. Nielsen, a professor of biology, has taught at Sonoma State University since 2003.
Posted: June 20, 2014

Obama Proposes Creation Of World's Largest Ocean Sanctuary
President Obama proposes expanding the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument created under George W. Bush in 2009 from 87,000 square miles to 782,000 square miles. The area will be off-limits to fishing and energy exploration.
Posted: June 18, 2014

CSU Monterey Bay Scientists Catalog Life In The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary
Dr. James Lindholm and the Institute for Applied Marine Ecology at CSU Monterey Bay study the species and habitats of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, and provide valuable data to Sanctuary managers.
Posted: June 12, 2014

Oceana Launches Interactive Map Showing Global Reach of Seafood Fraud
Oceana has launched a new interactive map displaying seafood fraud and species substitutions worldwide. Oceana compiled over 100 studies on seafood mislabeling and traceability to create the map.
Posted: June 12, 2014

Moss Landing Marine Labs Visiting Scientist Opportunity
Moss Landing Marine Labs is accepting applications for their Visiting Scientist position for AY 2016-17. Applicants should be scientists in good standing and have research interests that are of overall interest to the MLML faculty and student body. Applications are due before May 1, 2015.
Posted: June 9, 2014

Summer Proteomics Workshop at CSU Long Beach
The 3rd Annual IIRMES Proteomics Workshop will be held July 8-10 at the IIRMES Technology Core at the CSU Long Beach campus. Registration deadline is the end of this month, June 30.
Posted: June 6, 2014

Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference Now Accepting Abstracts
The Biennial Bay-Delta Science Conference is now accepting abstracts for the October 28-30, 2014 conference. Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are due June 11, 2014.
Posted: May 30, 2014

UN Releases Latest State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture Report
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released the latest State of the World Fisheries and Aquaculture report this week. The report says fish now accounts for almost 17 percent of the global populationís intake of protein.
Posted: May 28, 2014

3-D Model of Point Lobos Created With CSU Monterey Bay's Seafloor Mapping Lab Data
Data from CSU Monterey Bay's Seafloor Mapping Lab enabled creation of a 3-D model of the underwater topography at Point Lobos State Natural Reserve. The 3-D model will allow scuba divers to better navigate the reserve and will offer all visitors a lesson on the complexity of underwater habitat.
Posted: May 23, 2014