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  1. Scripps Oceanography Researcher Receives Young Investigator Award

    Researcher is among the 36 awardees from the Office of Naval Research program May 29, 2015 The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has named Simone Baumann-Pickering, a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, as a recipient of its Youn ...

    Last Updated: January 26, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Typhoons Likely to Intensify by as Much as 14 Percent under a Moderate Climate Change Scenario

    Scripps Oceanography-led study links ocean temperatures to peak typhoon intensity May 29, 2015 Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated large portions of the Philippines in November 2013, was one of the strongest ocean storms ever recorded, killing at least 6,300 ...

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

  3. Photo of the Week

    Arriving by the Wind May 26, 2015 Thousands of Velella velella, also known as “by the wind sailors,” washed ashore this week.  These jellyfish live on the surface of the ocean and are usually between 40 to 80 millimeters long.  The presence of these jelly ...

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

  4. Colorado’s Biggest Storms Can Happen Anytime, New Study Finds

    Storms show a “diverse seasonality,” following seasonal patterns in some regions, but not others May 21, 2015 In a state known for its dramatic weather and climate, Colorado’s history of extreme precipitation varies considerably by season and location, ac ...

    Last Updated: May 21, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Two New Studies of Rocks Show Earliest Forms of Life in Antarctic Ice Caves and in South African Lava

    Discovery of physical fossils validated in new science papers May 20, 2015 Hubert Staudigel, a geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and his collaborators have completed two studies about fossils in volcanic rocks, and the bio ...

    Last Updated: May 22, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Scripps Alumna Amy Bowman Heads to Washington D.C. for Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship

    Bowman will spend the next year working on ocean science policy and communication for NOAA Fisheries May 15, 2015 Years of experience working and playing in the water in exotic locations around the world have led to Amy Bowman’s latest land-based adventur ...

    Last Updated: October 13, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. New Link between Ocean Microbes and Atmosphere Uncovered

    Microscopic-scale predator-prey relationship has global climate implications May 14, 2015 A factor that determines the properties of clouds that help moderate the planet’s temperature may be decided in the oceans. The oceans are home to phytoplankton, whi ...

    Last Updated: May 18, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Revelle Lecture at Scripps: Overturning Assumptions on Ocean Circulation

    Free public presentation on May 19 explores the role of ocean circulation on climate and new research on how it may change in coming decades May 12, 2015 WHAT: Susan Lozier, a physical oceanographer at the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke Univer ...

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

  9. Three-Way Partnership Brings STEAM Learning to Underserved Youth in San Diego

    Scripps-cultivated courses in video game programming and robotics to inspire local students May 08, 2015 UC San Diego Extension, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and the Elementary Institute of Science have partnered to launch two new ...

    Last Updated: July 1, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Research Highlight: The Force behind Nature’s Light

    Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces May 05, 2015 Algae are known to congregate and bloom in massive numbers, covering patches of the ocean in thick red and brown blotches. Some of these “red tide” events create dazzling nig ...

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