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Administering Campus UC San Diego
Established 1965
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Location San Diego County; upland portion is approximately 0.5 km (0.3 mi) west of main campus and 1 km (0.6 mi) north of Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO); marine portion is adjacent to SIO.
Size 342 ha (844 acres)
Elevation Range Below mean sea level: 227 m (750 ft) Above mean sea level: 113 m ( 370 ft)
Latitude 32° 52' 30" N
Longitude 117° 15' 15" W
USGS Maps La Jolla 15' Del Mar 7.5'; La Jolla 7.5'
Average Precipitation 22 cm (9 in) per year
Average Temperatures Air: September maximum: 25°C (78°F) January minimum: 8°C (47°F)
Water: August maximum: 21°C (69°F) February minimum: 14°C (57°F)
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Facilities SIO and the San Diego campus provide laboratory and library support, diving facilities, aquaria, and pier.
Databases Collections of marine plants/animals; vascular plant/vertebrate species lists; biological, archaeological, geological reports; site-related research bibliography , including reserve-based publications since 1995; hydrographic/meteorological records available through SIO.
Personnel Academic coordinator on campus no personnel on site.;
NRS Publications Reserve brochure published 1991.
Contact Information Isabelle Kay
Natural Reserve System
APM Prime Room #202
9500 Gilman Drive
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093
Phone: 858-534-2077

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University of California, Natural Reserve System