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  1. Research Highlight: New Images Reveal the Anatomy of an Active Volcano

    Magma reservoir the size of Yosemite Valley is the thickest ever imaged beneath a ‘hot spot’ Aug 01, 2014 With modern computing power and innovative analytical skills, scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and their colleagues ...

    Last Updated: August 4, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Research Highlight: U.S. and Indian Research Centers Take Part in Multinational Effort to Understand a Key Monsoon Variable

    Scientists aboard R/V Roger Revelle embark on study of the influence of ocean dynamics on vital climate pattern Jul 29, 2014 Scientists from the U.S., India, and Sri Lanka have set sail aboard the Scripps research vessel Roger Revelle as part of a five-ye ...

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

  3. Research Highlight: A Possible Key Ingredient in the Recipe for Life on Earth

    Seven years after Stanley Miller's death, his unfinished origin of life experiment is completed by a new generation Jul 01, 2014 Stanley Miller, the late UC San Diego chemist, is one of the architects of the famous “primordial soup” experiments of th ...

    Last Updated: August 19, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Research Highlight: El Niño Is Shaping Up in Southern California

    Local index shows strong agreement with equatorial data; Scripps measurements are vital components of multiple programs Jun 05, 2014   As the probability of an El Niño winter increases, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers are f ...

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

  5. Research Highlight: Scripps and the Science behind the D-Day Landings

    Seventy years after Operation Overlord, renowned Scripps geophysicist Walter Munk looks back at how his wave prediction methods helped the Allies prepare for the Normandy invasion Jun 03, 2014 Note: Walter Munk and his wife, Mary Coakley Munk, will be in ...

    Last Updated: December 23, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Research Highlight: Powered by Plankton

    Scripps, UCSD algae biofuel programs rated top in the country Apr 07, 2014 Fossil fuel use, even with the environmental and economic security challenges it poses, remains the dominant source of energy in the United States. But its 80-percent share of the ...

    Last Updated: April 7, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Research Highlight: The Ocean as Air Filter

    UC San Diego/Scripps research reveals the ocean takes up a portion of ozone-forming compounds at night Mar 13, 2014 UC San Diego researchers have demonstrated that the ocean acts as an air filter at nighttime, absorbing pollutants that mingle with the sea ...

    Last Updated: March 13, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Research Highlight: 'Unique' Collaboration Helps Determine the Age of Biblical-Era Industry

    Analysis of Israeli copper mine artifacts also calls accuracy of Genesis into question Mar 03, 2014 Strange things seem to have been afoot in the Holy Land during the time of Abraham. It appears from carbon dating, however, that domesticated camels were n ...

    Last Updated: March 10, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Research Highlight: What is Tearing Africa Apart?

    Scripps's David Hilton explores a rift in east Africa that will eventually split the continent Feb 28, 2014 In Africa, a rift has developed and it could be enough to split the continent in two.  It’s a nearly invisible battle of massive tectonic forc ...

    Last Updated: September 22, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Research Highlight: Scripps and NOAA Researchers Take Flight to Observe Atmospheric River

    Precipitation provided partial relief to drought-stricken West Feb 25, 2014 Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and NOAA are taking part in research flights to observe a distinctive type of storm system that has historica ...

    Last Updated: February 25, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography