National marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers closed to the public; waters remain open

NOAA's national marine sanctuary offices and visitor centers are closed to the public while the waters remain open for responsible use in accordance with CDC guidance and local regulations. More information on the response from NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries can be found on

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Research/Monitoring Institutions:

  • Department of Ocean Sciences, University of California at Santa Cruz
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing
  • Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (California State Universities), Moss Landing

Reports/Journal Articles:

  • Garrison, D.L. 1979. Monterey Bay phytoplankton I. Seasonal cycles of phytoplankton assemblages. J. Plankton Res. 1(3):241-265.
  • Global Ocean Ecosystems Dynamics (U.S. GLOBEC). 1994. Eastern Boundary Current Program. U.S. GLOBEC, Scientific Steering Coordinating Office, Dept. Integrative Biology, Univ. Calif., Berkeley, CA.
  • Robison, B.H. 1995. Light in the ocean's midwaters. Sci. Amer. 273:60-65.

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