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Make the marine science connection at SF State!


Karina Nielsen, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Estuary & Ocean Science Center and Professor of Biology

Contact us (eoscenter@sfsu.edu) for more information!


DEEP: Dive into Ecology and Evolution Undergraduate marine science semester!

New! SF State Scholars 4+1 in Marine Science
Get ready to apply in spring 2021

Interdisciplinary Marine & Estuarine Sciences Masters of Science degree program

Oceanographic Research Vessel

Scientific Diving & Boating

Introducing the EOS Center

Stranger in the Marsh: An Invasive Species Story Graduate student Daniel Yim talks about his research on invasive species in local salt marshes

Can an Endangered Species Help Wildlife Escape Rising Seas? Graduate student Kelly Santos talks about her research on an endangered plant in San Francisco Bay

Plan Seaweed Graduate student Byron Riggins talks about his research on seaweeds and how they can help with climate change

Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) students travel to SF State’s Sierra Nevada Field Campus to learn and bond during their National Science Foundation-funded summer research experience

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
Teacher and Researcher Program California State University STAR Fellows spend 10 weeks each summer at laboratory sites around the U.S., including EOS Center and Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

EOS Center alum Laura Melroy and Professor of Biology Sarah Cohen discuss their research on tiny sea stars just outside San Francisco Bay

Rosenberg Institute Public Forum Series

 EOS Center faculty talk about their research projects


Please visit our YouTube channel for videos with closed captioning.