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  1. Around the Pier: Desert Splendor

    Interdisciplinary exploration course challenges UC San Diego and Scripps Oceanography students to consider the cultural, historical, and geological value of the desert Apr 01, 2015 A vast desert landscape punctuated by massive rock formations and twisted, ...

    Last Updated: February 11, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Research Highlight: A World without Humans

    New study examines how human activities disrupt and destroy coral reefs, leading to fresh ideas about reef conservation and management Mar 31, 2015 “In a world without humans…” may sound like the gravelly voiced opening of your typical Hollywood blockbust ...

    Last Updated: March 31, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Another Historic Find

    Archival research and leading-edge technology lead oceanographers and not-for-profit organization to the site of a downed World War II aircraft Mar 30, 2015 Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, were part of a team that has f ...

    Last Updated: April 3, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Celebrate Springtime in the Sea during ‘EGGStravaganza’ at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Spring EGGStravaganza offers hands-on family fun Mar 25, 2015 Spring EGGStravaganza April 3–5 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Included with aquarium admission and free for aquarium members Spring is an “eggs-tra” special time of year when many ocean animals are h ...

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

  5. Antarctic Ice Shelves Rapidly Thinning

    New study reveals accelerating losses over two decades Mar 26, 2015 A new study led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers has revealed that the thickness of Antarctica’s floating ice shelves has recently decreased by as much a ...

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

  6. Birch Aquarium at Scripps Invites Middle and High School Students to an Evening of Exploring Ocean Careers

    Students invited to meet Scripps Oceanography scientists and learn about careers in oceanography Mar 18, 2015 Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Time: 6–8:30 p.m. Cost: Public: $12, Members: $10 RSVP: 858-534-5771 or online at aquarium.ucsd.edu Join Birch Aqua ...

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

  7. Birch Aquarium at Scripps to Host Musical Soirée Featuring UC San Diego Graduate Student Musicians

    This “otherworldly evening under the sea” features musical performances from UC San Diego music graduate students as part of the annual Springfest celebration. Mar 18, 2015 Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015 Time: 6–8 p.m. Cost: Public: $10, Members & UC Sa ...

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

  8. Region’s Winter Beaches Widest in a Decade

    Lack of storm activity has left sand supplies largely intact Mar 17, 2015 Observations collected by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, show that San Diego’s beaches are 10-15 meters (33-50 feet) wider than after an average winter. They are ...

    Last Updated: March 30, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Experience the Remarkable Grunion Run with Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Get ready for a true Southern California experience! Mar 11, 2015 Join Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, for a must-see ocean adventure. From March through mid-June, observe the mysterious grunion spawn on the beaches of ...

    Last Updated: March 11, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Research Highlight: The Dolphin Sentinels

    Tales told in marine mammal’s blubber lead to a new library of chemicals in our ocean food web Mar 04, 2015 Eight dolphins have given Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego researchers and their collaborators a new catalog of information abou ...

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