White Mountain Peak

White Mountain Research Center

We support research and teaching in the White-Inyo mountains, the Owens Valley, the eastern Sierra Nevada and surrounding areas. The White Mountain Research Center operates three field stations to support college-level instruction and research throughout the entire region.


UC WMRC Land Acknowledgement

In part of celebrating California Native American Day, UC WMRC has recently developed and implemented a land acknowledgment statement.


We have three stations and a summit hut.


We setup live webcams to WMRC stations.

Barcroft webcam

Crooked Creek webcam


Research Logistics at White Mountain Research Center


Announcements, blog post and recent news from the White Mountain Research Center.

Hetch Hetchy gushes over wetlands

Dams are controversial among environmentalists, providing water and clean energy—but destroying and fragmenting habitat.

Focus on research projects

We have over 60 years of scientific advancement.