SBC Policies

SBC strives to foster a welcoming, supportive and inclusive community that embraces the diversity of our society so that diverse perspectives, backgrounds and experiences enrich and benefit our core research and training missions.

SBC LTER Students

The SBC LTER Code of Conduct is intended to help promote an inclusive and supportive culture by prohibiting all forms of harassment, intimidation, intolerance and disrespect for any reason. ... read more

Students at a beach transect

Since its inception SBC has incorporated a philosophy of shared governance in which research planning, resource allocation, and administration are discussed at scheduled meetings open to all ... read more

Planning SBC research

SBC LTER has a small boat, RV Kelpfish, a 22’ Radon that is available for use by certified SBC graduate students and other researchers. We also use the fleet of small boats maintained by UCSB’s Marine Operations program ... read more

Divers at Santa Cruz Island