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  1. Researchers Create Means to Monitor Anthropogenic Global Warming in Real Time

    Method relies on dominance of Pacific Ocean as a global climate force Photo: istockphoto.com/blackred Jul 18, 2016 A research team including a Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego climate scientist simulated in a c ...

    Last Updated: July 18, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Researchers Develop Novel Microscope to Study the Underwater World

    Seafloor imaging system captures a microscopic view of a coral’s life Scripps graduate student Andrew Mullen positions the Benthic Underwater Microscope to study coral competition. Jul 12, 2016 A new microscopic imaging system is revealing a never-before- ...

    Last Updated: July 18, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Photo of the Week

    It's Official Scripps Oceanography formally took control of R/V Sally Ride, the newest ship in the American research fleet, on July 1 Jul 06, 2016 On July 1, with a volley of signatures, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of Califo ...

    Last Updated: July 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Clouds Are Moving Higher, Subtropical Dry Zones Expanding, According to Satellite Analysis

    Scripps-led study confirms computerized climate simulations projecting effects of global warming Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Jul 11, 2016 A Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego-led research team analyzing s ...

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

  5. Governor Approves Funding for New Research Program Aimed at Saving State Water

    Budget signed by Brown supports launch of atmospheric river program that could enable storage of billions more gallons of water in state reservoirs Satellite image of precipitable water in clouds, Jan. 5, 2016, when an AR helped deliver 5 inches of rain t ...

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

  6. New Analysis Reveals Large-Scale Motion Around San Andreas Fault System

    Researchers detect pattern similar to previously published earthquake cycle model developed at Scripps Aerial view of the San Andreas Fault in the Carrizo Plain. Credit: Ikluft/Wikimedia Jun 27, 2016 An array of GPS instruments near the San Andreas Fault ...

    Last Updated: June 27, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. New Study Highlights Hidden Values of Open Ocean

    Ecosystem management helped by identifying costs and benefits Eastern Spinner dolphin-- R. Pitman/NOAA Fisheries Jun 24, 2016 What is the value of the open ocean? While commercial fisheries may be one of the most obvious sources of economic value the ocea ...

    Last Updated: June 27, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Beach Replenishment Helps Protect Against Storm Erosion during El Niño

    A comparison of recent and previous nourishments of San Diego beaches suggests that a larger sand grain size improved nourishment performance Torrey Pines State Beach experienced some of the most extensive erosion in San Diego County during El Niño Jun 24 ...

    Last Updated: June 24, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Photo of the Week: Ramanathan and the Frontiers of Knowledge

    Scripps climate scientist honored by Spanish BBVA Foundation BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge honorees Jun 22, 2016 Renowned Scripps Oceanography climate and atmospheric scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan (second row, fourth from right) was among luminaries in ...

    Last Updated: June 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Study Finds Manta Rays Are Local Commuters; Not Long-Distance Travelers

    Scripps-led study has important implications for the threatened species’ conservation A giant manta ray off Revillagigedo Archipelago in Baja California, Mexico. Credit: Josh Stewart Jun 20, 2016 Oceanic manta rays–often thought to take epic migrations–mi ...

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