CeNCOOS ocean-current monitoring station on the Central California coast.

CeNCOOS ocean-current monitoring station on the Central California coast.
US government approves $11 million grant for “eyes on the ocean” off Central and Northern California

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently approved a five-year, $11 million grant to the Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS). On December 5-6, 2016, CeNCOOS will hold its annual meeting to discuss recent discoveries and future plans for monitoring the coast using funds from their new federal grant.
Ellen Jacobs analyzing sonograms of marine mammals.

MBARI Summer Internship Program

The MBARI summer internship program provides an opportunity for college students and educators to come to MBARI for 10 weeks to work on a project under MBARI staff supervision. Applications are due Feb. 13, 2017.
This pointy-nosed blue chimaera (Hydrolagus cf. trolli) was videotaped by MBARI's remotely operated vehicle Tiburon near the summit of Davidson Seamount, off the coast of Central California at a depth of about 1,640 meters. Image: (c) 2007 MBARI

The pointy-nosed blue chimaera really gets around

An unusual deep-sea fish that was previously identified in the Southeastern Pacific has recently been found to live around the Hawaiian Islands and off the coast of Central California as well.