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  1. From the Field (in Photos): Exploring an Antarctic Fjord

    Scripps biological oceanographer Maria Vernet among chief scientists in FjordEco Researchers service an automated weather station in Antarctica's Andvord Bay. Photo: Maria Stenzel Apr 13, 2016 Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC ...

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

  2. From the Field: Empowering the Community through Citizen Science

    Student will evaluate program enlisting public’s help in documenting El Niño Feb 01, 2016 This season, global warming and El Niño are taking Southern California by storm. Melting glaciers and warmer ocean temperatures have caused the seas to expand, contr ...

    Last Updated: February 1, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Analysis: “This Gets Us in the Game”

    Scripps Oceanography researchers came to COP21 to add oceans, non-CO2 climate agents, and environmental justice to the conversation. How did they fare? Dec 17, 2015 On Dec. 12, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers cheered not on ...

    Last Updated: March 29, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. From the Field: Chilean Tsunami Rocks Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf

    Chance timing leads to first seismic observations of tsunami impacts on an ice shelf Nov 13, 2015 The magnitude 8.3 earthquake on Sept.16, 2015 off the coast of Chile generated a tsunami that was felt throughout the Pacific. Serendipitously, a Scripps Ins ...

    Last Updated: November 15, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. From the Field: ‘Trail by Fire’ Takes Geoscientists on a Rugged Tour of South American Volcanoes

    Follow reports from the field as researchers take on a project of unprecedented scope Nov 02, 2015 A team of six young researchers led by Yves Moussallam, a research fellow at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego, will ...

    Last Updated: November 2, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. From the Field: Oceanographers Find Clues behind Arctic's Fourth-Lowest Sea-Ice Minimum

    ArcticMix researchers find strong turbulence beneath Arctic Ocean surface Sep 16, 2015 As the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) announced the fourth lowest Arctic sea-ice minimum on record Sept. 15, an oceanographic team aboard the National Scienc ...

    Last Updated: January 4, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. From the Field: What is Making Arctic Ice Melt Faster than Expected?

    Scripps physical oceanographers travel to the Arctic to investigate one possibility Aug 28, 2015 Follow the Arctic Mix blog to read about research taking place now by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and other leading rese ...

    Last Updated: January 26, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. ​From the Field: Bringing a Blue Halo to Barbuda

    Scripps students seek to help Caribbean island preserve its marine life Jun 05, 2015 I’m looking out the window of a small, four-seat airplane at the sparkling blue Caribbean water 2,000 feet below. It’s considerably less terrifying than dwelling on the n ...

    Last Updated: June 5, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. From the Field: Building Partnerships in Tarawa

    Scripps student Taylor Maddalene explores how science can help inform marine management decisions in Kiribati Apr 17, 2015 When we landed in Tarawa, a tiny atoll in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, after a 24-hour trip from Los Angeles, the plane win ...

    Last Updated: April 20, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. From the Field: Scripps Students at COP20

    Scripps Oceanography contingent continues mission to advance ocean issues at U.N. sponsored climate negotiations in Lima Jan 13, 2015 This December, six Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego graduate students attended the United Nations Fram ...

    Last Updated: January 14, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography