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  1. Around the Pier: Born Two Weeks Apart, Two Icons Celebrate a Centennial

    Scripps Pier was dedicated Aug. 9, 1916; two weeks later, one of the world’s oldest continuous seawater temperature records began Scripps Pier panorama in 1927 and today Sep 13, 2016 On Aug. 9, 1916, after an address from University of California Presiden ...

    Last Updated: September 13, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Around the Pier: Scripps Alumnae Dive Deep for Conservation

    Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan reimagine the future of California’s oil and gas rigs with their organization Blue Latitudes Scripps alumnae Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan. Photo: Theresa Stafford / Black Hand Gallery Sep 13, 2016 The California coast ...

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

  3. Around the Pier: Thirty Years On, a Groundbreaking “Gem” Still Shines

    The ocean temperature-measuring XBT may be expendable, but its data is priceless XBT units in a Scripps Oceanography lab Aug 23, 2016 The eXpendable BathyThermograph (XBT) has changed the face of oceanography. For three decades, the instruments that resem ...

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

  4. 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

  5. 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: September 27, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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