Climate Change

Hundreds gather for opening of MESOM lab in La Jolla Shores

Hundreds gather for opening of MESOM lab in La Jolla Shores

Scripps’ MESOM laboratory

■ What: Located on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography campus, UCSD’s Marine Ecosystem Sensing, Observation and Modeling (MESOM) Laboratory will house researchers who study coastal ecosystems and fisheries to provide information that can help predict a coastal ecosystem’s response to climate change.

■ Where: 8880 Biological Grade (off La Jolla Shores Drive)

■ Size: Three stories, 40,100 square feet

■ Labs: 12

■ Offices: 15

■ Total staff: 76

■ Cost: $26.5 million

■ Notable: The building is on track to become the first research facility at UCSD to be...

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