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  1. Dickinson Foundation Continues Legacy of Philanthropy

    Donation will be used to purchase new technology Oct 09, 2015 The Donald C. and Elizabeth M. Dickinson Foundation announced a $553,000 gift to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, for the purchase of a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectr ...

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

  2. Birch Aquarium Announces New Executive Director

    UC San Diego Alumnus Harry Helling to Lead Birch Aquarium at Scripps Oct 07, 2015 Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, has named UC San Diego alumnus Harry Helling as its new executive director. Helling, who started his car ...

    Last Updated: October 8, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences

    Science journal Nature ranks campus fourth-leading institution in the world based on published research Scripps' Shang-Ping Xie led study on the cover of the Oct. 2015 issue of Nature Climate Change. Image courtesy of Nature Oct 05, 2015 The journal ...

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

  4. Polar Region Changes in Response to Global Warming to be Discussed by Leading Thinkers

    Global climate change’s impact on the poles to be focus of Nov. 3-6 meeting hosted by APS and Scripps Credit: John Splettstoesser Nov 02, 2015 In the most authoritative forum yet held on the role of the polar regions in global climate change, the American ...

    Last Updated: March 9, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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