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  1. From the Field: HARP #62, Where are You?

    How a whale call traveled from Southern California to Japan Sep 29, 2012 This is an account of HARP #62 and all the people who graciously helped get it home after an unscheduled journey across the Pacific Ocean. HARPs (High-frequency Acoustic Recording Pa ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. From the Field: Follow the Tonga Trench Expedition

    Dive in to a journey of discovery at one of the deepest places on Earth Aug 29, 2012 The Tonga Trench Expedition runs Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2012 and is led by graduate students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The research cruise, fund ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. From the Field: Going Off the Map

    Seeps, sediments, special microbes awaited students in SDCoastEx Aug 08, 2012 Any map of San Diego contains a space that is almost unknowable to us. For most San Diego residents, any comfortable familiarity with our local landscape cuts off directly at th ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. From the Field: Thar She Blows!

    Scripps graduate student Valerie Sahakian tells a whale tale of sunken treasure from aboard R/V Melville Jul 09, 2012 The following post was originally submitted as part of the UC Ship Funds-supported, student-led San Diego Coastal Expedition blog. Valeri ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. From the Field: Follow the San Diego Coastal Expedition

    Tune in to a journey of discovery off the San Diego coast Jun 28, 2012 Through the UC Ship Funds program, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego graduate students are afforded a rare opportunity to commandeer Scripps research vessels in support ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. From the Field: A Key Player in Evolutionary Biology has a New Family in the Deep Sea

    Sediment sucking acorn worms ride the currents between meals on the ocean floor Jan 26, 2012 Sediment sucking acorn worms ride the currents between meals on the ocean floor – By Nicholas Holland The question of the origin of the vertebrates (including hum ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. From the Field: Out2Sea: Climate Connections blog

    Jun 21, 2011 Click here to follow a cruise into the California Current explorations now- From the Field ...

    Last Updated: February 6, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. From the Field: Leopard Shark Pups

    Jun 10, 2011 New video documented by a graduate student researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego features a litter of 20 leopard sharks born April 19 inside the Scripps Experimental Aquarium. Each pup is about eight inches long at ...

    Last Updated: January 16, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. From the Field: David and Goliath-- The Science Behind the Shot

    The behavior captured in an amazing (and authentic) photo by Scripps’s Octavio Aburto Dec 19, 2012 Earlier this year, Octavio Aburto, my colleague from the Gulf of California Marine Program  and a research scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, ...

    Last Updated: August 5, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. From the Field: Follow the MIST Expedition!

    Check out the official blog for the research cruise MIST (Multi-frequency Imaging of the Sunda Trench) Dec 27, 2013 Check out the official blog for the research cruise MIST (Multi-frequency Imaging of the Sunda Trench) led by students from Scripps Institu ...

    Last Updated: February 5, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography