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  1. Around the Pier: Scripps-led Robotics and Video Game Programming Courses Inspire Local Youth

    Three-way partnership among Scripps Oceanography, UC San Diego Extension, and Elementary Institute of Science brings STEAM courses to underserved students Aug 14, 2015 On a warm summer’s day this June, a crowd of students and staff members gathered near t ...

    Last Updated: August 18, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Research Highlight: Agriculture and Fishing Cause Coral Reef Decline

    New study of mollusc fossils from Caribbean Panama shows that early changes in coral reef environments are linked to declining water quality Aug 10, 2015 Since researchers began surveys in the 1980s, coral reefs in the Caribbean have undergone widespread ...

    Last Updated: October 1, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Flatworms Flout Global Biodiversity Patterns

    Scripps scientist co-leads discovery on parasite diversity Jul 29, 2015 The odds of being attacked and castrated by a variety of parasitic flatworms increases for marine horn snails the farther they are found from the tropics. Scientists at Scripps Instit ...

    Last Updated: July 30, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Scientists Provide a New View of the Microbial Drama at Play in Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Blooms

    Antarctic field work yields intriguing results Jul 28, 2015 A team of ocean researchers has uncovered a series of complicated relationships among marine microbes, and these relationships appear to have critical consequences for coastal Southern Ocean food ...

    Last Updated: July 29, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Climate Change Causes Timing Shifts in Fish Reproduction

    Warmer ocean temperatures affect seasonal cycles Jul 31, 2015 Research by Rebecca Asch, a recent graduate of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, shows a strong correlation between warmer ocean temperatures and changes in the timing of fis ...

    Last Updated: August 3, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Scripps Researchers Map Out Trajectory of April 2015 Earthquake in Nepal

    Data show earthquake’s multi-stage rupture process Jul 22, 2015 Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have accurately mapped out the movement of the devastating 7.8-magnitude Nepal earthquake that killed over 9,000 and injur ...

    Last Updated: July 24, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Department of Defense Awards Funds to Eight Scripps Researchers to Develop Instrumentation

    Annual DURIP awards will support instrumentation that enables observation of marine acoustics, ocean currents, and waves Jul 29, 2015 The Department of Defense (DoD) announced awards to researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego that ...

    Last Updated: July 29, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Team DuraFET Awarded $250,000 in Wendy Schmidt Ocean Health XPRIZE

    Collaborative effort recognized for development of pH sensors for ocean acidification monitoring From left, Yui Takeshita of Scripps, Wendy Schmidt, and David Murphy of Sea-Bird Scientific Jul 21, 2015 Team DuraFET, a collective of environmental and techn ...

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

  9. Mitigation of Soot, Refrigerants, Other Short-Lived Pollutants Provides Political Opportunity

    Fast success will bring momentum for Paris agreement and beyond Jul 09, 2015 Fast cuts to short-lived climate pollutants will provide both short-term climate mitigation as well as the political confidence necessary for a broader international climate deal ...

    Last Updated: July 14, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Scripps/UC San Diego Alumna Nominated to Lead National Academy of Sciences

    Marcia McNutt offers a wealth of research and leadership experience to distinguished advisory organization Jul 08, 2015 Marcia McNutt, a prominent geophysicist, national leader in science, and alumna of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, ...

    Last Updated: October 13, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography