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  1. The Structure of Ocean Ecosystems Has Been Stable for Tens of Millions of Years, with Punctuated Changes

    Researchers identify three periods of open ocean community structure driven by competition from other organisms, but not climate change Scripps Oceanography researchers identified three main periods of distinct marine life composition in the oceans May 16 ...

    Last Updated: May 17, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. UC San Diego Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious California Air Resources Board Honor

    Kimberly Prather to receive one of four 2016 Clean Air Awards Kimberly Prather. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications May 16, 2016 Kimberly Prather, distinguished chair in atmospheric chemistry at the University of California San Diego, will receiv ...

    Last Updated: May 16, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Aided by Scripps Oceanography, Pacific Island Country Launches Plan to Protect Marine Life

    Oceanographers help create blueprint for monitoring network to counter damaging fishing practices in Palau’s territorial waters May 12, 2016 The Pacific island country Palau has released a Monitoring, Control and Surveillance (MCS) Plan to combat illegal ...

    Last Updated: May 13, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Photo of the Week: Suiting Up

    Scripps alum Jessica Meir-- this year's Scripps Day speaker-- trains for space walk May 12, 2016 Astronaut Jessica Meir undergoes extravehicular activity training at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in this recently released NASA photo. Meir, who received ...

    Last Updated: May 12, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. New Invention Advances Freshwater Seismology Research

    Scripps technician develops new ocean-bottom seismometer release system Scripps Oceanography development technician Ernie Aaron May 11, 2016 For Ernie Aaron, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego development technician, ...

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

  6. Birch Aquarium at Scripps Announces 11th Green Flash Concert Series

    Concerts feature popular artists BØRNS, Atlas Genius, and more. May 12, 2016 Wednesdays: May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21 Doors open 5:30; concert 6-9 p.m., Ages 21+ General admission: $35.95 per concert with RSVP ($154.95 season pass), $41.95 ...

    Last Updated: May 12, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Research Highlight: Scientifically, This Was Still a Monster El Niño Year

    Despite less Southern California rain than expected, the climate phenomenon had a profound impact Beach erosion at La Jolla Shores May 05, 2016 At the outset of the 2015-2016 El Niño season, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Die ...

    Last Updated: May 6, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. 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

  9. What Lies beneath West Antarctica?

    Early career researchers publish new insights into Antarctic subglacial lakes Matthew Siegfried. Field photo by Oliver Marsh, Gateway Antarctica Apr 28, 2016 Three recent publications by early career researchers at three different institutions across the ...

    Last Updated: April 28, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Deep-Sea Biodiversity Impacted by Climate Change’s Triple Threat

    Researchers find a key effect of oxygen loss and that climate change impacts vary by region Scripps scientists Lisa Levin and Carlos Neira preparing a sediment coring instrument for deployment on the seafloor Apr 27, 2016 A new study found that vulnerabil ...

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