Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

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SF State's bayside marine and estuarine research facility

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RTC's mission is to advance understanding of the world’s complex marine and estuarine environments through research, education, and outreach, with a focus on San Francisco Bay.

The Barbara and Richard Rosenberg Institute for Marine Biology & Environmental Science

The Rosenberg Institute at RTC supports the Center's efforts to communicate the science behind the world's ocean environment. View a short video on these efforts here. Join us for one or more weekly seminars, a semiannual Public Forum, or Discovery Day, our annual open house showcasing RTC research.
Registration is now open for our next Public Forum on Wednesday, November 4, as Drew Harvell of Cornell University presents "The Sea Star Epidemic: An Arms Race for Marine Biodiversity"

Read RTC's spring newsletter the bayside online!
Including cover story, "Climate Change Research: Porcelain crabs shed light on a changing environment"

Master of Science in Marine Science Program at RTC

The RTC MS in Marine Science Program is now open for applications! The degree program is based at RTC and administered through SF State's Biology Department. 

Internships at RTC
RTC/SFSU's REU Program, funded by the National Science Foundation, and the CSU's STAR Program (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math [STEM] Teacher and Researcher) offer paid summer internships for qualified undergraduate students.

Wetland Science Series
SF State's RTC offers a series of short courses to provide professional training in wetlands science and management.

Conferences, Publications, Awards and Scholarships
RTC scientists and students present their research at conferences around the world, frequently publish scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, and receive numerous awards and scholarships. See RTC Accomplishments for more.

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Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies
3150 Paradise Drive
Tiburon, CA 94920



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