Marine Science Institute
University of California
Santa Barbara CA 93106-6150

Darrin Ambat 
Job Title: Assistant Specialist
Biography: I aid in kelp forest monitoring surveys for the SBC-LTER. Most of my work is conducted using SCUBA and aboard the R/V Kelpfish. In the lab, I help bridge the gap between data collection during field surveys and data management through data quality checking and statistical analysis. Additionally, I coordinate and oversee undergraduate interns who are working in our lab.
Research Interests: Marine ecology, fish ecology, climate change, trophic dynamics