The Cal-PReEMPT project is funded for five years (2004-2009) by the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) under the Monitoring and Event Response to Harmful Algal Blooms (MERHAB) program, part of the NOAA National Ocean Service. Cal-PReEMPT is the second regional MERHAB program on the U.S. west coast.


Cal-PReEMPT is a partnership between many organizations. Core partners include:

University of California Santa Cruz

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

NOAA National Ocean Service

Cal-PReEMPT is also affiliated with:

Center for Integrated Marine Technology (CIMT)

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS)