Welcome

UCSB’s Marine Science Institute continues to be distinguished for its collaborative nature and for the highly interdisciplinary research that it fosters. MSI is a recognized leader in marine science and policy, fostering the research of the Institute’s professional researchers and of marine faculty from fifteen academic departments on the UCSB campus.

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MSI By The Numbers

190
Academic personnel engaged in research
1969
The year MSI was established
15K
People served through Education and Outreach at the REEF
105
Number of funding Agencies MSI works with -