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  1. Major Ocean Exploration Effort Would Reveal Secrets of the Deep

    Nov 06, 2003 WASHINGTON- A new large-scale, multidisciplinary ocean exploration program would increase the pace of discovery of new species, ecosystems, energy sources, seafloor features, pharmaceutical products, and artifacts, as well as improve understa ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Stepping Way Out: Scripps Scientists Watch Clam Feet Elongate Far from the Shell

    Nov 06, 2003 Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have documented what they are calling possibly the most extreme case of animal structure elongation documented to date. In a paper published in the ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Scripps Graduate Student Wins Desert Research Institute's Wagner Memorial Award

    Winning paper asks: Will watershed managers be ready when spring comes to the Sierra Nevada? Nov 25, 2003 A Scripps Institution of Oceanography graduate student has won the Desert Research Institute's Peter B. Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmos ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Scripps Biodiversity Center Awarded Grant for New Interdisciplinary Marine Program

    Award initiates program on understanding ocean threats, providing solutions Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD Dec 08, 2003 Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation (CMBC) has been awarded a multimi ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Cosmic Rays are Not the Cause of Climate Change, Scientists Say

    Jan 26, 2004 Eleven Earth and space scientists, including one from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, say that a recent paper attributing most climate change on Earth to cosmic rays is incorrect and based on qu ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. New Ocean Observatories Usher in Unprecedented Investigations

    Press conference probes novel methods vital for studying phenomena from climate to volcanoes Jan 27, 2004 Ships have been used for centuries to investigate the oceans and their behavior. Unfortunately, expeditions to specific places for limited times are ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Nobel Prize-Winning Chemist Joins Scripps/UCSD Faculty

    Feb 05, 2004 Mario J. Molina, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his role in elucidating the threat to the Earth's ozone layer of chlorofluorocarbon gases, or CFCs, will join the fac ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Symposium Examines the Growing Influence of Aerosols on Climate

    Aerosols now believed to be as important as greenhouse gases, particularly through impacts on localized regions Feb 14, 2004 In a few decades, it's likely that scientists will look back at the early part of the 21st century and regard it as a fundame ...

    Last Updated: January 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps Institution's Lynn Russell Honored for Research Achievements

    Scripps scientist lauded by aerosol research organization Feb 23, 2004 Scripps Institution of Oceanography's Lynn Russell has received the Kenneth T. Whitby Award from the American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR). The award recognizes outstan ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Researchers Discover New Family of Atlantic Corals in Groundbreaking Study

    Analysis vital for planning conservation of threatened coral species Feb 25, 2004 An international research team led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, and the Smithsonian Tropical Research Ins ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography