Dr. Steve Weisberg

Executive Director

Dr. Stephen Weisberg is Executive Director of the Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority, a research institute formed by 14 California water quality agencies to create a solid scientific foundation for their management activities. Dr. Weisberg’s research emphasis is in developing molecular tools to support coastal aquatic monitoring programs. Beyond his research, Dr. Weisberg focuses on helping connect scientists with the water quality management community. He serves on numerous advisory committees, including the California Ocean Protection Council Science Advisory Team, the California Water Quality Monitoring Council, the California Sea Grant Program, the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System, and USEPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors. Dr. Weisberg received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and his doctorate from the University of Delaware.