Research 2017-04-23T21:49:38+00:00

Research at CIMWI

Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) is committed to conducting research on the causes of illness and injury to marine mammals. In efforts to fulfill this mission, CIMWI:

  • Gathers scientific data from both living and deceased marine mammals
  • Performs clinical research with respect to treating and rehabilitating marine mammals and improving current techniques and established parameters
  • Assesses trends in the health of marine mammal populations by correlating health with physical, chemical and biological variables in the environment
  • Communicates and collaborates with other marine wildlife professionals with regard to advancing all aspects of the science