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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Study of Giant South China Sea Internal Waves Provides First-Ever View of Their Entire Life Cycle

    Emerging science could revise sea-level rise predictions, improve undersea navigation, and revolutionize understanding of how nutrients reach coastal marine ecosystems May 05, 2015 An international research team that included physical oceanographers at Sc ...

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

  6. Scientists to Analyze “the Blob” at Scripps Oceanography Workshop

    Implications of mysterious mass of warm Pacific Ocean water will bring together leading researchers Apr 30, 2015 A workshop on an unusually warm pool of North Pacific Ocean water and associated conditions will take place May 5 and 6 at Scripps Institution ...

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

  7. Two-Mile-Long Ice Core Reveals Ocean Currents Transmitted Climate Changes from the Arctic to the Antarctic

    The good news: Current climate change probably won't repeat this pattern Apr 29, 2015 A new highly detailed ice core from West Antarctica has revealed a consistent pattern of climate changes that started in the Arctic and spread across the globe to t ...

    Last Updated: April 29, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. UC San Diego Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

    Scripps geoscientists among honorees Apr 28, 2015 The National Academy of Sciences today elected five professors affiliated with the University of California, San Diego, to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest hon ...

    Last Updated: April 29, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scientists at Scripps and the J. Craig Venter Institute Publish Paper Outlining Efficient Synthetic Biology Methods to Genetically Engineer Microalgae

    Results have important implications in developing algae-based products such as biofuels and chemicals Apr 24, 2015 Scientists from the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI), Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, and their colleagues have publish ...

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

  10. American Chemical Society Honors Keeling Curve and NOAA Observatory

    Atmospheric CO2 record at Mauna Loa named National Historic Chemical Landmark Apr 24, 2015 The American Chemical Society will designate the Keeling Curve – a long-term record of rising carbon dioxide in the planet’s atmosphere-- as a National Historic Che ...

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