CECE is a network
of interdisciplinary partnerships
CECE is a vision
of effective science communication
TOOLS & TRAINING to empower scientists and educators in communicating their work
OUTREACH to actively engage and educate the public in environmental stewardship
SCIENCE ADVOCACY to highlight the relevance of science in decision-making
PRODUCTION FACILITIES to publicize successes in basic and applied environmental research A TEST-BED for developing new strategies in environmental communication
The Center for Environmental Communication and Education grew out of a relationship between NOAA’s Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary (CINMS) and UC Santa Barbara. The two founding partners share resources and programming, providing ocean science education and outreach to the community.
Since CECE’s inception, its partnerships have continued to expand. Today’s vision includes not only addressing ocean issues, but all global environmental challenges.
NOAA’s Channel Islands
National Marine Sanctuary
The Bren School of
Environmental Science & Management
Gevirtz Graduate School