Project Team

Southern California

In addition to the Core Team, the following partners are involved in the expansion of OCOF in Southern California:

USC Sea Grant

USC Sea Grant has been providing technical assistance and outreach on the CoSMoS model for the Southern California region to help build capacity in coastal communities as they begin to plan for impacts from sea level rise. This effort is centered around the AdaptLA sea level rise planning project and Southern California Coastal Impacts Project. More information can be found here.
Contacts: Alyssa Newton Mann and Nick Sadrpour.

Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve

The Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve preserves, protects, and manages the natural and cultural resources of the Tijuana River Estuary by focusing on research and education with compatible recreation and resource use. The Coastal Training Program (CTP) offers professional training and technical assistance to coastal decision-makers in the bioregion, from Point Conception, north of Santa Barbara, to San Quintín on the Baja California Coast, some 190 miles south of the border.
Contact: Dani Boudreau.


San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative

The objectives of the San Diego Regional Climate Collaborative are to:

  • Support regional efforts and advance comprehensive solutions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for local climate change impacts.
  • Communicate about the leadership of the Climate Collaborative and the San Diego region to local, state, and national leaders, peers, and funding institutions.
  • Build capacity within San Diego regional public agencies through networking, training and partnerships with academic institutions, businesses, and non-profits.
Contact: Laura Engeman.

San Diego Climate Alliance

The Climate Science Alliance- South Coast is a partnership of organizations and agencies focused on sharing ecosystem-based resiliency approaches to safeguard our communities and natural resources from climate change risks. Partners come together to share scientific information and other resources to achieve on the ground results to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing climate.Contact Amber Paris.
Contact: Amber Pairis.

Updated: Nov 15, 2016