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  1. Scripps Scientists Take Top Honors from American Geophysical Union

    Researchers Russ Davis and Richard Somerville honored for career achievement and science communication; Robert Pinkel and Sarah Gille join elite AGU Fellows Sep 30, 2015 Several researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, have rece ...

    Last Updated: October 6, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Coral’s Delayed Reaction to Devastating Effects of an Oil Spill

    Oil spills prevent larvae of Caribbean corals from attaching to the reef bottom well after spills are cleaned up Sep 30, 2015 Coral reefs in the Caribbean have been declining for decades, largely as a result of development, overfishing, and disease. An Ap ...

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

  3. Wave Vibrations Shaking Antarctic Ice Shelves

    Previous research showed that state-sized ice shelves are thinning; a new seismic study shows how Pacific Ocean waves are continuously shaking them Sep 29, 2015 A Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego-led research team found evidence that ocea ...

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

  4. International Project Tracks Beach Pollution Dynamics

    Bright pink dye used to mimic movement of contaminants off Imperial Beach and Tijuana Sep 22, 2015 In an ambitious binational effort to investigate how pollution and other contaminants travel across and along beach waters, scientists from both sides of th ...

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

  5. Scripps Video News Release: Researchers Release Details of Recently Discovered ‘Del Mar Seep’

    Video illustrates deep-sea methane seep site found 30 miles west of San Diego coast Sep 09, 2015 Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have released details of a deep-sea site roughly 48 kilometers (30 miles) west of Del Mar ( ...

    Last Updated: September 9, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. For Accurate Regional Climate Forecasts, Atmospheric Circulation is Key

    Predictions that could help society adapt to climate change need to consider an overlooked variable, says a Scripps-led review Sep 07, 2015   Society needs forecasts tailored to individual regions to be able to adapt to climate change, but a new paper say ...

    Last Updated: September 7, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. In Focus

    Scripps Science NOW Aug 01, 2015   El Niño 2015-2016 Scripps Oceanography is providing forecasts and observations to help officials prepare for potential coastal impacts and flooding caused by intensified precipitation from El Niño. Coping with Drought As ...

    Last Updated: September 9, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. El Niño 2015-2016

    Scripps researchers help officials prepare for potential coastal impacts and flooding caused by intensified precipitation Sea surface temperature anomalies on Nov. 12, 2015. Image: NOAA Mar 03, 2016 The winter of 2015-16 is delivering a major El Niño even ...

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

  9. From the Field: What is Making Arctic Ice Melt Faster than Expected?

    Scripps physical oceanographers travel to the Arctic to investigate one possibility Aug 28, 2015 Follow the Arctic Mix blog to read about research taking place now by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and other leading rese ...

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

  10. Around the Pier: Up, Up, and Away—to College

    Scripps inspires underserved students to achieve their college dreams through Upward Bound summer program Aug 28, 2015 Summer break is a time when many students relax and spend lazy days in the sun, but for ambitious students participating in Upward Bound ...

    Last Updated: August 28, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography