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  1. After a Three-decade Hiatus, Sea-level Rise May Return to the West Coast

    Sea level in eastern Pacific may begin to rise due to climate regime shift, say Scripps Oceanography researchers May 02, 2011 The West Coast of North America has caught a break that has left sea level in the eastern North Pacific Ocean steady during the l ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Tap into 'Boundless Energy' at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    New exhibit opening July 9 Apr 14, 2011   Get charged up about the future of energy. On Saturday, July 9, Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, will open Boundless Energy, an outdoor, interactive exhibit that explores how we ...

    Last Updated: April 17, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Bone-munching Worms from the Deep Sea Thrive on Fish Bones

    Recently discovered worm with bone-eating lifestyle not exclusive to whale carcasses Apr 13, 2011 A new study led by a scientist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego is painting a more complete picture of an extraordinary sea worm that m ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Scripps Lecture Tracks Human Evolution through African Desert Discoveries

    Free public Rosenblatt Lecture by distinguished scientist Tim White on April 26 at Scripps Oceanography campus Apr 06, 2011 Travel back millions of years to explore the latest findings in human evolution at a free public lecture hosted by Scripps Institut ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Birch Aquarium at Scripps Announces Lineup for Summer Green Flash Concert Series

    Artists include Brett Dennen, Fitz & the Tantrums and more Apr 06, 2011 Tommy Castro performs at Green Flash in 2010. Wednesdays: May 18, June 15, July 20, Aug. 17, Sept. 21 6-9 p.m., Ages 21+ General admission: $25 with RSVP ($120 season pass), $30 a ...

    Last Updated: June 10, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. BP Oil Spill: One Year Later

    Scripps and the Gulf Oil Leak Apr 01, 2011 April 20, 2011, marks the one-year anniversary of the worst oil leak in U.S. history. Although the broken rig was sealed on September 19, 2010, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers stil ...

    Last Updated: August 15, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Icebergs in the Antarctic Play Important Role in Carbon Cycle

    After following the path of a drifting iceberg, research team's discoveries could have implications for climate change studies Mar 28, 2011 Icebergs cool and dilute the ocean water they pass through and also affect the distribution carbon-dioxide-abs ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Revelle Lecture at Scripps Addresses Challenges of Gulf of Mexico Oil Disaster

    Nancy Rabalais to deliver free public presentation on April 5 as the one-year anniversary of the worst oil leak in U.S. history approaches Mar 20, 2011 WHAT: Nancy Rabalais, executive director and a professor at the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortiu ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Primordial Soup Gets Spicier

    "Lost" samples from famous origin of life researcher could send the search for Earth's first life in a new direction Mar 21, 2011 Stanley Miller gained fame with his 1953 experiment showing the synthesis of organic compounds thought to be i ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Ancient "Hyperthermals" a Guide to Anticipated Climate Changes

    Scripps researchers document the history of sudden global warming events, impacts on marine life Mar 16, 2011 Bursts of intense global warming that have lasted tens of thousands of years have taken place more frequently throughout history than previously ...

    Last Updated: June 3, 2013 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography