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National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)

735 State Street, Suite 300
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-5504
Telephone: (805) 893-2500
Fax: (805) 893-7451
Email: nceas [at]

To contact individuals at NCEAS, see our online directory.

If you are planning to come to NCEAS, we have compiled special Information for Visitors and Residents.

Directions to NCEAS:

We are located at 735 State Street in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. From Highway 101, exit at Carrillo Street. At the light, turn toward downtown and the mountains. (From 101 North from Los Angeles, turn right. From 101 South from UCSB or San Francisco, turn left onto Carrillo). Drive 5 blocks on Carrillo Street and turn right onto State Street. NCEAS is located in the middle of the next block on the right side of the the street.

To park, continue on State Street to the end of the block and take the first right onto Ortega Street. Drive one block and turn right onto Chapala Street. Park in the underground Paseo Nuevo Mall parking lot on your right or continue to the next corner and park in the Santa Barbara City Lot #2 at the corner of Chapala and Canon Perdido Streets. We are in suite 300 of the Balboa Bldg at 735 State Street.

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