Discovery Day Open House – May 1, 2016

The Barbara & Richard Rosenberg Institute for Marine Biology & Environmental Science presents the Romberg Tiburon Center’s 26th Annual Discovery Day Open House! Discovery Day is the annual open house for San Francisco State University’s marine research and teaching facility, Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies. It is the one day of the year when the public can visit and spend the day behind the scenes, meet our scientists and learn about their research in San Francisco Bay and beyond. Learn about the research we do to understand, restore and conserve the plants, animals and habitats of San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Coast.

When: Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 1 – 5 pm
Where: 3150 Paradise Drive, Tiburon
Learn about:
How is the SF Bay food web affected by environmental change?
How do you catch microscopic plankton?
How fast can tiny copepods jump?
How can you identify individual porpoises and dolphins?
How does a crab’s heart beat change with temperature?
How fast does sound move in Bay waters?
How much oxygen do microscopic algae produce?
Also enjoy viewing and making marine-themed art & poetry throughout the site, and pique your curiousity with bite-sized science talks from our scientists!

For more details, to register or volunteer please visit