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  1. Photo of the Week: Farewell Melville

    Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez heads to sea Apr 29, 2016 Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez, formerly known as R/V Melville, passes the Nimitz Marine Facility of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego for the last time as it makes its way ...

    Last Updated: May 2, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Photo of the Week: Peering Down at New Pier

    Scripps's Nimitz Marine Facility gets a refresh Apr 07, 2016 An aerial view of the Nimitz Marine Facility (MarFac) pier during construction. Work to revitalize the Point Loma facility that houses the Scripps Oceanography research fleet began in 2014 ...

    Last Updated: April 8, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Photo of the Week: (Microscopic) March Madness

    Plankton camera captures abundance of tiny organisms Plankton images captured by Scripps Plankton Camera System Mar 30, 2016 Spring is in the air — and plankton are blooming all over! Research Oceanographer Jules Jaffe shared this series of images of indi ...

    Last Updated: March 30, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Photo of the Week: Coral Chemistry

    Scripps researchers collect coral samples in Panama Mar 21, 2016 Scripps researchers Martín Tresguerres and Davey Kline go shopping for corals in Bocas del Toro, Panama, where they are conducting research on coral cell biology. (Video here.) The two scien ...

    Last Updated: March 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Photo of the Week: Lunar Shadow

    Climate-monitoring satellite envisioned at Scripps Oceanography images eclipse Mar 11, 2016 From deep space, NASA's EPIC camera aboard NOAA’s space weather-observing DSCOVR satellite captured a unique view of this week's solar eclipse. The shado ...

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

  6. Photo of the Week: Southern Ocean Sunrise

    Bright reward after long night collecting data off Antarctica Photo by Earle Wilson Mar 04, 2016 The rising sun silhouettes an iceberg in the Southern Ocean in this photo taken aboard Scripps Oceanography's R/V Roger Revelle in February by Earle Wils ...

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

  7. Photo of the Week: A Ray of Hope

    Majestic giant manta ray photographed by Scripps grad student Feb 19, 2016 A giant manta ray swims gracefully in the Revillagigedo Archipelago, about 300 miles off Baja California, Mexico. Scripps Oceanography graduate student Joshua Stewart captured this ...

    Last Updated: February 19, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Photo of the Week

    Super Bowl Sunday Spectacle Feb 08, 2016 A humpback whale breaching outside of San Diego Bay entertained whale watchers for nearly an hour on Feb. 7. Humpbacks have been less commonly seen in San Diego this year than the gray whales that are currently tra ...

    Last Updated: February 11, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Photo of the Week: Into the Great Wide Open

    UC San Diego undergrads launch weather balloon off the Scripps Pier Jan 29, 2016 A class of UC San Diego undergraduate students experienced the thrill of hands-on science on Jan. 28 as they launched a weather balloon off the Scripps Pier. This experiment ...

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

  10. Photo of the Week

    Red crabs galore Jan 21, 2016 Quart jars are filled with red crabs caught during the current CalCOFI cruise on Jan. 7. The abundance of the crabs in California waters has been attributed to the shifting ocean conditions triggered by El Niño. Researchers c ...

    Last Updated: January 25, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography