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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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