Ocean Institute
Center for Cooperation in Research and Education

The Center for Cooperation in Research and Education (CORE) is a department of the Ocean Institute dedicated to establishing innovative and effective collaboratives between research and education communities. The Center is committed to a think tank approach that draws together a variety of agencies for strategic planning, development of implementation plans and building of funding strategies to address a range of environmental issues such as improved water quality, balanced recreation and conservation activity, habitat protection and improved scientific and environmental literacy.

2005 Active CORE Projects and Partners

Sea Floor Science Exhibition/Programs
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
UCLA Cultural Virtual Reality Lab
Scripps Institution of Oceanography: multiple departments
Texas A&M/Institute of Nautical Archaeology
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institution
United Stated Geological Survey
MIT's Deep Archaeology Lab
National Science Foundation/Toshiba America Foundation

Smarter Sensing
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
National Science Foundation

Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System (SCCOOS)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California Los Angeles
University of California Santa Barbara
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
University of California Irvine
National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration

Watershed Education Program
County of Orange Watershed Studies Department
MiOcean, Surf Industry Manufacturers Association, Norris Foundation, Calif. Coastal Commission

SeaTech: High School Career and Technology Program Pilot
Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Marine Mammal Bioacoustics Lab
The James Irvine Foundation

Teacher Workshops and Programs
RIDGE2000: Penn State University
College of William and Mary
University of Washington
The Boeing Company / Pacific Life Foundation

Marine Life Refuge Project
California State Parks, Calif. Dept. Fish and Game
Cities of Dana Point, Laguna Beach, Corona del Mar, Newport Beach
California Coastal Conservancy

Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Project
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
National Science Foundation

Ecology and Evolution at Methane Seeps
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
National Science Foundation

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