Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions

Founding Year: 2008

Staff: 21


Jim Leape & Fiorenza Micheli (Co-Directors)

Is an “interdisciplinary program of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment” that “catalyzes research, innovation and action to improve the health of the oceans for the people who depend on them most.”  It relies on “Stanford’s deep expertise in ocean science and in the many other disciplines crucial to solving ocean problems.” It “hosts a range of researchers and fellows to support interdisciplinary collaborations and help drive policy impact.”

Work areas:


  • Has various publications, including annual reports, fact sheets, research briefs, and research reviews.


Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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