Welcome to the Salton Sea Science Office -
Assuring the availability of sound science for ecosystem restoration.
Salton Sea Science Office
Suite R, 78-401 Hwy 11,
La Quinta, CA 92253
What We Do
Working closely with federal, state, local, nongovernmental, and tribal partners,
the Salton Sea Science Office has provided information for management actions under
the Salton Sea Ecosystem Restoration Program.
The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) Salton Sea Science Office (SSSO) provides scientific
information and evaluations to decisionmakers who are engaged in restoration planning
and actions associated with the Salton Sea.The primary focus is the natural resources
of the Salton Sea, including the sea's ability to sustain biological resources and
associated social and economic values.