The Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry

Southern California Chapter

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society
We are comprised of individuals and institutions engaged in:
  • the study, analyses, and solutions of environmental problems;
  • the management and regulation of natural resources;
  • environmental regulation and research and development.
SETAC's mission is to support the development of principles and practices that will protect, enhance and manage sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity.
SETAC also promotes advancing and applying scientific research related to environmental contaminants and other stressors, environmental science education, and using science in environmental policy and decision-making.
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Chapter News & Events

October 14, 2019

The Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority is seeking early career scientists in three research areas- ecotoxicology (with an emphasis on microplastics), fish ecology and ecology/data visualization.

For more information on the company, job and how to apply, go to

September 21, 2019

The SoCal SETAC Board of Directors is awarding travel grants to help undergraduate and graduate students attend the 2019 SETAC North America Annual Meeting in Toronto, ON, CA (Nov. 3-7th). The purpose of the award is to encourage participation of SoCal students at the North America Meeting and to encourage student membership and involvement in our Regional Chapter.  

Check out the application a...

April 29, 2019

Just one week before our 2019 SoCal SETAC Annual Meeting at the Scripps Seaside Forum!

Registration is still open until Friday 5/3a.

Go to our website for online registration and more info about the program and the venue

Looking for a carpool? Post on our social media accounts to find others interested in ridesharing.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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