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  1. Scripps Launches New Master's Degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation

    UCSD-Scripps master of advanced studies program offers short-term training for practical users Feb 24, 2003 Although oceans cover 71 percent of the planet, their organisms and ecosystems are far less well known than those on land. Scientists are increasin ...

    Last Updated: August 20 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Global Leaders Focus on Environmental Benefits of International Space-based Earth Science Programs

    International leaders in science, government, academia, and industry meet to plan for the future Feb 25, 2003 MEDIA ADVISORY What: Top U.S. and European government and industry leaders and scientists in space exploration are convening to examine the globa ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Hollywood Enters the Sea with "SHIFTING BASELINES"

    A New Partnership Puts the Ocean Crisis in the Spotlight with the Truth about Ocean Decline Feb 25, 2003 LOS ANGELES/LA JOLLA, CA. (February 25, 2003)-- Two-thirds of the earth's surface is covered by oceans but despite their rapidly deteriorating st ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Obituary Notice Pioneer of Geochemistry: Harmon Craig

    Mar 18, 2003   Professor Harmon Craig, a leader in global investigations of the earth's chemical properties and a world explorer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, died Friday, March 14, at Thornton Hospital ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Scientists Break Down Patterns in Nature

    Apr 14, 2003 Nature has many patterns and ecologists seek to both describe and understand them. Nature also is very complex. One challenge is to find patterns in that complexity and to ask whether simple explanations lie beneath them. Ecologists have tack ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Scripps and Orange County Announce Landmark Real-Time GPS Project

    Surveying project lays the groundwork for future public safety benefits May 01, 2003 The County of Orange recently implemented a groundbreaking new real-time Global Positioning System (GPS) network developed by the California Spatial Reference Center at S ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Recooking the Recipe for Prebiotic Soup: Scripps Professor Revisits the Miller Experiment and the Origin of Life

    Fiftieth anniversary of famous experiment commemorated with June 10 public symposium May 01, 2003 Scripps Institution of Oceanography / University of California, San Diego In the fall of 1952, Stanley Miller, now a chemistry professor emeritus at the Univ ...

    Last Updated: July 2 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. One of the World's Foremost El Niño Scientists to Receive Cody Award from Scripps Institution of Oceanography

    Public lecture by Mark Cane of Columbia University scheduled for May 20 May 08, 2003 The New York Times has called him "a scientist on the frontier of climate research and an expert par excellence on El Niño." In 1984, he and a colleague devised ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps Professor Reveals Impacts of Global Warming on Coastline

    May 20, 2003 Scripps Professor Reveals Impacts of Global Warming on Coastline Professor Doug Inman, founding director of the Center for Coastal Studies at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, recently made the first public presentation of data from ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Seaweed Surprise: Marine Plant Uses Chemical Warfare to Fight Microbes

    Scientists have discovered that seaweeds defend themselves from specific pathogens with naturally occurring antibiotics. May 29, 2003 The finding helps explain why some seaweeds, sponges, and corals appear to avoid most infections by fungi and bacteria, a ...

    Last Updated: June 3 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography