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The Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team (OPC-SAT) is composed of 26 esteemed scientists along the West Coast and beyond....read more

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by Hayley Carter / California Ocean Science Trust, San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
August 31, 2017

The Ocean Protection Council (OPC) welcomes nominations for a vacant seat on the OPC Science Advisory Team (OPC-SAT).

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by Hayley Carter / California Ocean Science Trust, San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
August 14, 2017

We are pleased to share with you the proceedings from the Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team May 23 workshop "The Science of Climate Adaptation in California." 

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by Hayley Carter / California Ocean Science Trust, San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
April 10, 2017

"The Science of Climate Adaptation in California"

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017​
Elihu M. Harris State Building, Room 1
Oakland, CA

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by Hayley Carter / California Ocean Science Trust, San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival
October 25, 2016

The report is meant to provide a “menu” of scientifically robust and vetted options to consider for California’s public health and natural resource management agencies, foundations, and communities affected by toxic bloom events.

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by Sarah Wheeler / California Oean Science Tust
June 20, 2016

On April 18th 2016, the Ocean Protection Council (OPC) Science Advisory Team (SAT) met in Oakland, CA for a workshop, “Bracing for a Changing World.”

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by Sarah Wheeler / California Oean Science Tust
April 26, 2016

Ocean acidification poses a real threat to coastal ecosystems and economies, raising the question: other than reduce global emissions, what can we do?

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by Sarah Wheeler / California Oean Science Tust
April 08, 2016

Ocean Protection Council

Science Advisory Team Workshop

Agenda Now Available

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by Skyli McAfee / California Ocean Science Trust (OST), California Ocean Protection Council (OPC)
March 30, 2015

We recently held our most recent OPC-SAT workshop, Readying California’s Fisheries for Climate Change, another important step in the OPC-SAT’s work to advance science in California fisheries.

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by Skyli McAfee / California Ocean Science Trust (OST), California Ocean Protection Council (OPC)
February 19, 2015

We will be holding our upcoming OPC-SAT workshop, you are welcome to attend.

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by Karina Nielsen / Romberg Tiburon Center, San Francisco State University
December 08, 2014

This blog series is dedicated to giving a voice to OPC-SAT members to share their reflections on bridging the science policy boundary.

Blog Post
by Emily Knight / Lenfest Ocean Program
December 03, 2014

As Program Manager at Ocean Science Trust, I have been working with the Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team (OPC-SAT) for over four years.

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by William Sydeman / farallon institute
September 02, 2014

Perspectives from the OPC-SAT blog series is dedicated to giving a voice to Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team (OPC-SAT) members to share their reflections on bridging the scie