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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Discover Spooky Science at Haunted Birch Aquarium

    Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked Science! October 23 & 24: 6–9 p.m. Aug 28, 2015 Birch Aquarium Members Pre-Sale: $12 Public Pre-Sale: $17 Door (all): $19 Children ages 2 and under: FREE RSVP: 858-534-7336 or online Ghouls and buoys of all ages are ...

    Last Updated: August 27, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. DNA Sequencing Used to Identify Thousands of Fish Eggs

    Study characterizes fish spawning and creates baseline for future studies Aug 25, 2015 Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline for c ...

    Last Updated: August 27, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Scripps Oceanography Supporters Give $5 Million to Create Climate Center

    Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg’s gift will launch the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at UC San Diego Aug 24, 2015 “We owe it to future generations to better understand the impacts of climate change, as well as to develop and implement ...

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

  8. International GPS Project Provides Details of Nepal Earthquake

    Data shows Main Himalayan Thrust unzipping during earthquake Aug 18, 2015 The 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal last April was the first example of a large continental “mega-thrust” rupture that was captured by a GPS network that measures ground motion.  ...

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

  9. 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

  10. 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