Scripps Institution is an internationally recognised centre for marine-science research located on the Pacific coast at
The contract calls for the AMEC team to periodically collect and analyse water and sediment samples from coastal and underwater locations where return seawater from numerous aquariums and storm water are discharged. In addition, AMEC scientists are helping Scripps conduct special studies to understand any potential impacts to the ecosystem within the SDMLR, which has been designated as an Area of Special Biological Significance.
Toxicology laboratory services will be provided by Nautilus Environmental of San Diego and led by Christopher Stransky who has 13 years of environmental toxicology experience. CRG Marine Laboratories will analyse trace chemicals and the City of