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  1. Research Highlight: Heavy Metal

    Scripps scientists offer new insight into natural iron fertilization occurring in the world’s oceans Phytoplankton samples incubating under blue-fluorescent lights Dec 01, 2007 Drake Passage, a stretch of water between the southern tip of Chile and the no ...

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

  2. The (Ralph) Keeling Curve

    After two decades watching atmospheric oxygen levels drop, a Scripps researcher’s conclusions about climate could leave one feeling light-headed A South Pole station that contributes measurements to Ralph Keeling’s oxygen measurements. Dec 01, 2007 In Mar ...

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

  3. Research Highlight: A Lingering Hazard

    Public health implications of wildfire smoke studied MODIS satellite imagery captures smoke from Southern California fires drifting over the Pacific Ocean on Oct. 22. Nov 01, 2007 While wildfires were threatening much of San Diego County and its residents ...

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

  4. Research Highlight: Gore, IPCC Win Nobel Peace Prize

    UN Science panel includes leading scientists from Scripps Al Gore visits Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Nov 01, 2007 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a United Nations-sponsored body of scientists that includes several from Scripps Institu ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Research Highlight: Seeing the Light

    Researchers discover fluorescence in important fish-like animal Scientists believe fluorescence may be much more prevalent across the animal kingdom. Nov 01, 2007 In late summer of 2005, Dimitri Deheyn was going about his business inside the Experimental ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Research Highlight: The Shaky Future of the Salton Sea

    A former desert oasis faces environmental challenges, a water crisis and someday the Big One. Why we can’t let the sun go down on the Salton Sea. Scripps researchers are studying the interplay of the San Andreas and San Jacinto faults. Nov 01, 2007 For a ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Research Highlight: Paradise Redefined

    A journey to a coral reef chain hidden in the Central Pacific Ocean forces scientists to revisit the definition of a pristine environment Scientist Jennifer Smith demarcates a quadrat for coral studies. Photo credit: Jim Maragos, U.S. Fish & Wildlife ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Research Highlight: Cold Storage

    Iceberg armada is seeding Antarctic ocean waters with nutrients Icebergs are changing the ecology of certain areas of the Southern Ocean. Jul 01, 2007 Like giant pellets of fertilizer, an ever-growing number of icebergs is changing the ecology of certain ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Research Highlight: Scientists Crack the Code of Potent Sea Organism

    Genome sequencing of bacteria paves the way for possible new natural treatments Marine bacterium Salinispora Jul 01, 2007 When we think of the Bahamas we think of sun, vacation, and paradise. The last thing that comes to mind for most of us is the mud fou ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Research Highlight: Back at the Helm

    Recovery of state funds takes student-led cruises out of dry dock R/V Melville. Jul 01, 2007 After a a five-year funding drought, students at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are welcome to submit proposals to serve as chief scientists ...

    Last Updated: May 20, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography