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  1. Around the Pier: Cutting-Edge Scripps Research Facility Dedicated to Dickinson Foundation

    Donors funded purchase of new instrument to be used for research in marine drug discovery A new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer will be used for research in marine drug discovery at Scripps. Jun 22, 2016 A recent gift from The Donald C. and ...

    Last Updated: July 6, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Around the Pier: A Noble Experiment

    Scripps research vessel Robert Gordon Sproul runs on renewable biofuel for one year Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel Robert Gordon Sproul. Jun 07, 2016 Harnessing the University of California’s leadership in sustainability and pledge to ...

    Last Updated: June 14, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Around the Pier: Scripps Student’s Work Distinguishing Bacterial Species Honored

    Nastassia Patin awarded 2016 Frieman Prize Scripps Oceanography graduate student and Frieman Prize winner Nastassia Patin Jun 07, 2016 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego graduate student Nastassia Patin is this year’ ...

    Last Updated: June 6, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Around the Pier: Aided by Scripps Oceanography, Pacific Island Country Launches Plan to Protect Marine Life

    Oceanographers help create blueprint for monitoring network to counter damaging fishing practices in Palau’s territorial waters May 20, 2016 The Pacific island country Palau has released a  Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Plan  to combat illega ...

    Last Updated: June 6, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Around the Pier: UC San Diego Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious California Air Resources Board Honor

    Kimberly Prather to receive one of four 2016 Clean Air Awards Kimberly Prather. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications May 20, 2016 Kimberly Prather, distinguished chair in atmospheric chemistry at the University of California San Diego, will receiv ...

    Last Updated: June 6, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Around the Pier: Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands by Project RECOVER

    Financial commitment enables ongoing search and discovery of missing in action Wreckage of a U.S. Navy TBM-1C Avenger located by Project RECOVER off Palau. Photo: Eric Terrill, Mark Moline Jun 03, 2016 An American aircraft, a TBM-1C Avenger,  missing sinc ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Around the Pier: Surfing to Academic Success

    Physics of Surfing Class Introduces Students to Research Scripps geophysicist and avid surfer David Sandwell Oct 01, 2008 It was a sunny Saturday morning in La Jolla and a UC San Diego student was getting ready to wade in the waves with his surfboard. But ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Around the Pier: $100,000 Bequest from Robert Buzzelli Endows Graduate Student Fellowship

    A passionate philanthropist and avid sailor, Buzzelli was the son of Margaret Scripps Buzzelli and grandson of Robert Paine Scripps Robert Buzzelli (right) with daughter Selena (left). Oct 01, 2008 Robert Anthony Buzzelli, who died at the age of 45 in fal ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Around the Pier: Gold Standard

    Architect of Argo ocean observation program takes American Meteorological Society award Roemmich discusses Argo floats with government and science officials in New Zealand. Photo: Alan Blacklock/NIWA Dec 01, 2007 Dean Roemmich, the leading force behind a ...

    Last Updated: May 23, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Around the Pier: Name that Species. Literally.

    Scripps Oceanography invites donors to name oceanographic collections holdings This Osedax worm will be named after longtime Scripps Collections friend Ellen Lehman. Dec 01, 2007 Several of the most important “libraries” in the world are housed at Scripps ...

    Last Updated: May 23, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography