Climate, Atmospheric Sciences, and Physical Oceanography is the largest department at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. We are an active community of 42 professors and researchers, 20 post docs, and 47 grad students. Fourteen staff members assist the researchers in submitting over 100 proposals a year to over 26 agencies and managing roughly $48 million a year in extramural funding all in the pursuit of understanding the oceans and skies.

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CAICE Director Kim Prather and fellow researchers work on the SeaSCAPE experiment. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

Research Highlight: Scientists Bring the Ocean into the Lab to Study Human Impacts on the Ocean and Climate
Interdisciplinary SeaSCAPE project utilizes large wave tank to look at how human pollution is affecting the ability of ocean biology to control clouds and climate

A Scientist’s Life: Art Miller
Climate scientist works to understand linkages between oceans and the atmosphere and to inspire the next generation of scientists while preserving the past

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