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Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego works to understand and protect the planet and find solutions to our most pressing environmental challenges.

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Scripps Oceanography

Undergraduate Education

Scripps offers degrees, minors, and undergraduate courses in earth, atmospheric, and marine sciences

Undergraduate Majors

Graduate Programs

PhD and Master’s programs combine strong academic curriculum with experience conducting cutting-edge research 

Doctoral Programs
Master's Programs
Master of Advanced Studies

Research Internships

Internship programs and Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Research Internships

Change Resources

Humankind faces catastrophic changes in climate patterns, sea level, ocean acidity, public health, and ecosystems due to climate change. The modern era of climate change research began at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and today Scripps is a global leader in observing how our planet is changing, understanding impacts, finding solutions, and training the next generation of scientific and environmental leaders.

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Monitoring the
Pulse of Our Planet

Keeling Curve

The global record of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration

Additional Charts


A global network of robotic floats that measure the changing state of the ocean.

Argo Website

Oceanographic Collections

Archives of both marine organisms and geological samples

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Equity, DIversity & Inclusion

The diversity of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and backgrounds among students, faculty, and staff at Scripps Institution of Oceanography strengthens our institution and our mission.

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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