What We Do

AltaSea is a unique model for ocean-related solutions.

Through a bold plan conceived in concert with the community, AltaSea is making a lasting mark on the future of Los Angeles and the planet through a unique public-private ocean institute that joins together the best and brightest in exploration, science, business and education. The emphasis on creating public-private collaborations sets the organization apart. It is from these intersections that innovation is born, and from innovation comes groundbreaking impact.


AltaSea convenes and supports the world’s finest marine scientists as they conduct breakthrough research and discover solutions such as energy supply, climate change and global food security.


AltaSea nurtures new and existing businesses that commercialize scientific breakthroughs and emerging technologies to create ocean-related products, services and jobs.


AltaSea ignites passion and learning with pioneering programs that immerse children and adults in the critical role that the ocean has for our planet.

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