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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UC San Diego scientist and newly elected NAE member Kimberly Prather. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

Scripps Oceanography Scientist Honored by the National Academy of Engineering
Prestigious academy awards membership to atmospheric chemist Kimberly Prather for her contributions to engineering

Scripps graduate student Margaret Lindeman. Photo: Alex Hager

Scripps Student Spotlight: Margaret Lindeman
Oceanography graduate student is studying ice-ocean interactions in Greenland’s fjords

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