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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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: June 9, 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: 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

  6. 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: July 30, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. 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

  8. Research Highlight: Swimming with Curiosity

    One of the world’s longest series of daily seawater temperature measurements offers valuable insights for science and resource management Aug 26, 2014 The foundation of knowledge generated by science is constantly evolving—not just in terms of new discove ...

    Last Updated: August 26, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Research Highlight: In Pointing Out Flaws in Climate Change Data, Two Studies Show How Science Works

    An analysis of a discrepancy in sea ice estimates and a finding that computer models do a poor job of simulating dust are examples of the self-correcting nature of science, say experts Aug 28, 2014 Causing a controversy that he would rather have avoided, ...

    Last Updated: August 28, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Research Highlight: Innovative Aerosol Chemistry-Climate Study Achieves Full Bloom

    A large-scale experiment to reproduce a marine ecosystem in a laboratory setting yields a trove of results on the chemical complexity of sea spray aerosols Oct 02, 2014 Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Chemistry and ...

    Last Updated: October 21, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography