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  1. Cannibalism in the North Atlantic: Scripps Researcher Finds Crustacean Species Keeps Population in Check by Eating Its Young

    Study is first to link adult female copepods and cannibalism in the open ocean Aug 08, 2001 Using a combination of field samples from the Norwegian Sea and a new method for analyzing sea life populations, researchers have shown that tiny marine crustacean ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Uncovering the Secrets of Our Past: Geologist Discusses Human Ancestor Fossils Discovered in Ethiopia at Free Public Lecture

    Aug 14, 2001 WHAT: Prominent scientist Dr. Giday WoldeGabriel, lead geologist of the team that recently made international headlines with the discovery of fossils nearly 6 million years old, thought to be the remains of the oldest human ancestor yet disco ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. New NASA Satellite Sensor and Field Experiment Shows Aerosols Cool the Surface but Warm the Atmosphere

    Aug 14, 2001 New research based upon NASA satellite data and a multi-national field experiment shows that black carbon aerosol pollution produced by humans can impact global climate as well as seasonal cycles of rainfall. Because aerosols that contain bla ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Obituary Notice “Father of Space Oceanography” Robert E. Stevenson

    Office of Naval Research Aug 15, 2001 Dr. Robert E. Stevenson, 80, of Princeville, Kauai, died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital in Hawaii on Sunday, Aug. 12, of cancer. He was born in Fullerton, Calif., on Jan. 15, 1921. He was a resident of Del Mar, Calif., f ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. New Scripps Monitoring Devices Set to Detect Clandestine Nuclear Weapons Testing

    ‘Infrasound’ array of instruments picks up meteor’s kiloton blast over the Pacific Aug 22, 2001 A unique array of listening devices deployed by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, is one of the fi ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Scripps Oceanographer Walter Munk Awarded First-ever International Prince Albert I Medal

    Aug 27, 2001 Walter Munk, considered by many to be one of the world's greatest living oceanog-raphers, will be awarded the inaugural Prince Albert I Medal from the International Association for the Physical Sciences of the Oceans (IAPSO). Munk, who h ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Scripps Director Named to Governor’s Climate Action Board of Directors

    Sep 13, 2001 Charles F. Kennel, director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, has been appointed by Governor Gray Davis to the California Climate Action Registry Board of Directors. The purpose of the Climate Action ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Researchers Find Glass-eating Microbes at the Rock Bottom of the Food Chain

    Sep 27, 2001 Welcome to the bottom of the deep-sea food chain. The rock bottom, that is. In the current edition of Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, a team of researchers uncovers and characterizes a process that is commonplace below the ocean bottom. ...

    Last Updated: February 26 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps to Host the 26th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Oct. 22-26, 2001

    Oct 10, 2001 MEDIA ADVISORY: Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, will host the 26 th Annual Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Oct. 22-26, 2001. The event, co-sponsored by Scripps and the National Cent ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Study Shows Waves in Southern California, North Pacific More Powerful Over Last 50 Years

    Since 1975, intensified waves rolling in from the west, increasing coastal impact Oct 15, 2001 New research presents evidence that waves in the North Pacific Ocean-- particularly in southern California-- have increased substantially in size and intensity ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography