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Project: MPA Effectiveness and Ecological Response in the Face of Changing Ocean Conditions

Description: To do ecological monitoring inside and outside of marine protected areas (MPAs) along the entire California coast. The project will allow the collection of physical and chemical oceanographic data at multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Reference Number: 0540C0302200

Implemented By: The Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz

Objective: To integrate subtidal ecological and global climate change monitoring to test marine protected areas’ (MPA) resilience to ocean acidification.

Type: Monitoring, Research/Planning (including Science)

Total Cost: $306,792.23

Project Status: Complete and Fully Paid

On Time?: Yes    Within Scope?: Yes    Within Budget?: Yes

Estimated Completion: 12/31/2019    Actual Completion: 12/31/2020

Associated Counties: Statewide

Located In Disadvantaged Community: No

Contribution SourcesContribution DateContribution Amount
Prop. 84, Ocean Protection Council4/6/2017$306,792.23

Project MetricMetric TopicQuantityUnit
Research/Planning (including Science)Climate Change Impacts  


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