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  1. New Agreement Enlists Citizen Scientists in Support of Scripps Exploration at Sea

    Collaboration with SeaKeepers leverages yachting vessels as platforms for science Feb 04, 2016 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego’s fleet of research vessels, soon to be augmented with the arrival of the new R/V  Sally Ride, has logged hu ...

    Last Updated: February 4, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Scripps-Led Team Discovers Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species

    Genetic analysis by Scripps team correctly pinpoints species on the tree of life Feb 03, 2016 A pink flatworm-like animal known by a single species found in waters off Sweden has puzzled biologists for nearly six decades. New discoveries half a world away ...

    Last Updated: February 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Scripps Grad Student Receives Prestigious Environmental Fellowship

    Joshua Stewart named as a Switzer Environmental Fellow by the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation Jan 28, 2016 The Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation recently named Joshua Stewart, a Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego graduate stud ...

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

  4. Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish Across the World’s Oceans

    Scripps researchers’ analysis shows highly variable pollutant concentrations in fish meat Jan 28, 2016 A new global analysis of seafood found that fish populations throughout the world's oceans are contaminated with industrial and agricultural pollut ...

    Last Updated: February 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Scripps Scientists Appointed to Ocean Resources Enhancement Advisory Panel

    Researchers appointed for their fisheries research expertise Jan 25, 2016 Two Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego scientists were named as the University of California (UC) representatives to the Ocean Resources Enhancement and Hatchery Pr ...

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

  6. Scripps Lecture Captures Ocean Science Exploration between World Wars

    Ritter Fellowship winner Katharine Anderson to give free public lecture on Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. Jan 26, 2016 Two periods of modern oceanography traditionally have garnered the attention of science historians: voyages of the late 19 th century and the post Wor ...

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

  7. Study Finds High Melt Rates on Antarctica’s Most Stable Ice Shelf

    Scripps-led study finds melting rates 25 times higher than expected Jan 14, 2016 A new Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego-led study measured a melt rate that is 25 times higher than expected on one part of the Ross Ice Shelf. The study su ...

    Last Updated: January 14, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. SIO Games Receives Boost through Private Funding

    Educational outreach program receives gift to support one year of operations Jan 19, 2016 Opportunities to virtually explore the deep sea in a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) or navigate a “seismic city” during an earthquake are now just a clic ...

    Last Updated: January 19, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Fourth Annual TriNet Challenge Awards Innovation at UC San Diego

    Scripps teams placed second and third in environmentally focused business competition Jan 13, 2016 Business, creativity, and the environment don’t always go hand-in-hand, but the Triton Innovation Network (TriNet) Challenge presents a perfect opportunity ...

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

  10. Voyager: Can volcanoes next to each other erupt simultaneously?

    Submitted by Julia B., 17, Manhattan Beach, Calif. Jun 10, 2011 The short answer is “yes” it can happen, but it’s not a particularly frequent occurrence. A recent example of adjacent volcanoes erupting at the same time happened in February 2010. Klyuchevs ...

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