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Undergraduate students at Scripps Oceanography aboard a cruise on R/V Robert Gordon Sproul.

Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Among New Majors Offered at UC San Diego
Undergraduates get hands-on training to tackle real-world issues

Scientists Matthew Alford (left) and Thomas Peacock at sea during study of potential seabed mining effects, February 2018

Collaborative Scientific Research Is Needed to Inform the Future of Seabed Mining
There’s an opportunity to establish guidelines before operations to extract valuable minerals from the ocean becomes widespread, researchers say

Beach surveys via ATV. Photo: Daron Case

Just Add Sand
Sand nourishment projects aim to preserve California’s iconic sandy beaches

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    Providing ocean science education, interpreting Scripps research, and promoting ocean conservation

  • View the surf and La Jolla Shores from Scripps Pier