Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) is home to San José State University’s School of Marine Science, which offers a master’s degree and undergraduate courses to students from five CSUs. SJSU faculty and researchers generate millions in research grants. This environment provides students hands-on, field-oriented research utilizing a 60,000-square-foot laboratory, research vessels, an aquaculture facility and a dive program. Faculty from all CSUs can collaborate with MLML faculty and researchers.
Sediments in the ocean basin provide a record of the earth’s climate and tectonic history. Much of the lab research conducted by San José State University Geological Oceanography Professor Dr. Ivano Aiello and his graduate students.
For 22 years, MLML has led a team of volunteers and scientists that monitors the health of coastal California by surveying beaches from Santa Cruz County to Los Angeles County.
Aquaculture is responsible for more than half of all seafood consumed globally. Worldwide aquaculture production increased 176 percent from 2000 to 2018.