With representatives from multiple disciplines, RTC is truly an interdisciplinary research and learning environment.
- RTC faculty span four academic departments in SF State's College of Science & Engineering; Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Geography and Human Environmental Studies, and Geosciences. Research takes place on San Francisco Bay, the California Coast, and to field sites as far as Alaska, the equator, and Antarctica.
among individual researchers and between interdisciplinary
groups is very important to RTC's researchers, as
is collaboration with investigators from outside universities