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    North Pole Sep 11, 2015 The bow of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy at the North Pole, Sept. 5, 2015. Healy became the first U.S. vessel to reach the North Pole unaccompanied last week on a cruise that brought Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San ...

    Last Updated: September 21, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Icy Rosette Recovery Sep 01, 2015 A rosette that collected trace metals in seawater from selected ocean depths operated by Old Dominion University is recovered after a long cast in the Arctic Ocean. Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, ocean ...

    Last Updated: September 3, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Five "Generations" at Scripps Aug 07, 2015 Five "generations" of ocean scientists came together Aug. 6, 2015 at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. From left are Scripps geophysicist Walter Munk, who received his docto ...

    Last Updated: August 10, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Maze of Shadows Jul 02, 2015 Scripps Oceanography marine ecologist Octavio Aburto-Oropeza captured this flock of elegant terns at South Bay Salt Works in Chula Vista, Calif. in support of research by scientists at UC Riverside in elsewhere that found that ...

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

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    Arriving by the Wind May 26, 2015 Thousands of Velella velella, also known as “by the wind sailors,” washed ashore this week.  These jellyfish live on the surface of the ocean and are usually between 40 to 80 millimeters long.  The presence of these jelly ...

    Last Updated: June 4, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Microscopic marine life off Scripps Pier May 01, 2015 The Scripps Plankton Cameras mounted at the end of the Scripps Pier are a pair of in situ microscopes that have provided nearly 100,000 images a day of marine life at the millimeter to almost micron sc ...

    Last Updated: May 1, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Anything for the Data Apr 14, 2015 CalCOFI research technician Dave Faber hangs on to a CTD rosette as gale-driven waves crash onto the deck of Scripps research vessel New Horizon on April 11. Rough seas that are expected to last the next few days have fo ...

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

  8. Photo of the Week: False Killer Whales off Scripps Pier

    False Killer Whales off Scripps Pier Mar 04, 2015 Unusually warm waters off Scripps Pier have brought about the appearance in the area of several marine species associated with regions closer to the equator. A pod of false killer whales was seen off the p ...

    Last Updated: March 4, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

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    Beached Sea Lion Feb 26, 2015 A sea lion on the beach south of Scripps Pier on Feb. 25. Though the health of this sea lion was unknown, a high number of strandings of sick and malnourished sea lions have been have been reported throughout Southern Califor ...

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

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    60+ Years of CalCOFI Feb 09, 2015 NOAA Fisheries researcher Dave Griffith washes down a bongo net aboard Scripps Oceanography R/V New Horizon. Bongo nets are lowered to a depth of 210 meters (690 feet) and towed to catch zooplankton. They also feature LOP ...

    Last Updated: February 10, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography