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  1. Atmospheric Rivers, Cloud-Creating Aerosol Particles, and California Reservoirs

    Aircraft, research vessel, and ground stations will gather data to improve what is known about factors affecting precipitation as California’s drought continues Jan 16, 2015 In the midst of the California rainy season, scientists are embarking on a field ...

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

  2. Research Highlight: Discovery Goes Deep within Coral

    With key enzyme’s role revealed, researchers are armed with a new tool to study the health of coral reefs around the world Jan 13, 2015 One enzyme. Many roles. Proteins within all organisms called enzymes are key to critical life processes. Scientists hav ...

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

  3. Avoid the Unmanageable, Manage the Unavoidable

    Eight Interdisciplinary Lectures on Climate Change Jan 14, 2015 While serving as the Cambridge Centre for Science and Policy inaugural Visiting Research Fellow during the winter of 2013, former Scripps Director Charlie Kennel delivered an extremely popula ...

    Last Updated: January 14, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. International Team will Scrutinize the Ocean’s Skyscraper-High Internal Waves off Australia

    Understanding wave breaking and turbulent mixing deep in the sea could aid climate and biological studies Jan 08, 2015 An international ocean study including oceanographers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, to track the massive inter ...

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

  5. Popular Geneticist to Chronicle the Rise of a ‘Brave Genius’ at Scripps Lecture

    January 15 Rosenblatt Lecture chronicles molecular biology co-founder’s historical journey from Nazi occupation to winning the Nobel Prize Dec 22, 2014 Widely acclaimed biologist and popular book author Sean B. Carroll, a professor of molecular biology at ...

    Last Updated: January 5, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Refilling California’s Reservoirs—The Roles of Aerosols and Atmospheric Rivers

    Amid a season of 'atmospheric river' storms, an upcoming field campaign promises to improve knowledge of the forces that produce or inhibit precipitation as California’s drought continues Dec 16, 2014 AGU PRESS CONFERENCE / WORKSHOP: THURSDAY, D ...

    Last Updated: December 16, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Scripps News at 2014 AGU Fall Meeting

    Topics range from a tsunami warning system to tracking volcanic explosions Dec 15, 2014 Science behind New Tsunami Warning System at the Ready G12A-02 • Monday, Dec. 15, 10:35 a.m. • Moscone West 3024 S21A-4407 • Tuesday, Dec. 16, 8 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. • Mo ...

    Last Updated: December 16, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Scripps Researchers Unraveling Enigma of ‘Flash’ Rip Currents

    AGU Fall Meeting presentations describe new methods devised to decode key beach processes that pose hazards to swimmers Dec 15, 2014 Rip currents are the narrow and unpredictably dynamic bursts of water that jet out from the beach shore to deeper waters. ...

    Last Updated: December 15, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Gray Whale Season Surfaces at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Celebrating 15 years of whale watching with Flagship Cruises & Events Dec 15, 2014 This winter, locals and visitors to San Diego are invited to experience the annual epic journey of gray whales with Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanograph ...

    Last Updated: December 15, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. The Story of a Bizarre Deep-sea Bone Worm Takes an Unexpected Twist

    Evolutionary reversal previously unseen in the animal kingdom Dec 11, 2014 The saga of the Osedax “bone-eating” worms began 12 years ago, with the first discovery of these deep-sea creatures that feast on the bones of dead animals. The Osedax story grew e ...

    Last Updated: December 11, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography