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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Exit Dinosaurs, Enter Fishes

    The mass extinction event that killed the dinosaurs gave rise to the modern ‘Age of Fishes,’ Scripps researchers find Jun 26, 2015 A pair of paleobiologists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego have determined that the world’s most numer ...

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

  5. A Tale of Two Whales: Seven-Year Study Indicates Steady and Upward Trends for Blue and Fin Whales in Southern California

    Scripps-led study used acoustic data to provide the first detailed view of calling blue and fin whale distribution in the waters off Southern California Jun 25, 2015 A new study led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego ind ...

    Last Updated: July 16, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Red Crabs Invade San Diego Shores

    Strandings tied to warm water events Jun 12, 2015 Massive numbers of bright red tuna crabs have washed up on San Diego beaches over the past several weeks. Pleuroncodes planipes (also known as tuna crab or pelagic red crab), have been seen in droves along ...

    Last Updated: June 12, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Scripps Researchers Develop Breakthrough Technology to Characterize Nanoparticles

    Scientists' discovery of how to see particles that can’t be seen using a traditional microscope will be available through new start-up Nanoparticles as seen through the MANTA Instrument. Credit: Stramski's Ocean Optics Research Lab Jul 09, 2015 ...

    Last Updated: April 5, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Novel Experiments Give Glimpses of Earth’s Interior Dynamics

    Tracking electrical signals allows researchers to piece together inner-Earth structures and magma flow Jun 10, 2015 Results from new geophysical experiments led by a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego are helping scientists ...

    Last Updated: June 10, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps/UC San Diego Dedicate New Coastal Meander Trail

    Public path overlooks breathtaking La Jolla coastline Jun 04, 2015 Scripps Institution of Oceanography and UC San Diego leaders gathered with friends and supporters on June 2, 2015, for a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the newly expanded Scrip ...

    Last Updated: June 4, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. New Study Could Pave Way for an Ocean Acidification Early Warning System for Coral Reefs

    Scripps-led team offers improved approach to monitor health of coral reef ecosystems Jun 03, 2015 A new study on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef showed that corals are continuously exposed to two key climate change-related stressors throughout the year, bu ...

    Last Updated: November 16, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography