The mission of the ABL (part of DFG’s Water Pollution Control Laboratory) is to support the use of biology in California’s water quality management and assessment programs.
A statewide monitoring effort designed to assess the conditions of surface waters throughout the state of California.
An international scientific organization whose purpose is to promote better understanding of the biotic communities of lake and stream bottoms and their role in aquatic ecosystems, by providing media and disseminating new investigation results, new interpretations, and other benthological information to aquatic biologists and to the scientific community at large.
SCAMIT was formed in 1982 with the goal of promoting the study of marine invertebrate taxonomy in southern California. SCAMIT is the sister organization to SAFIT.