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  1. Around the Pier: Standing Up for Science

    Scripps grad student Phil Bresnahan combines love for outdoor recreation and science through outreach program Feb 10, 2015 Perched atop a stand-up paddleboard and navigating the waves off La Jolla, Phil Bresnahan looks like the average San Diego surfer. H ...

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

  2. Research Highlight: The Sound of Hope

    Rare whale species heard off continental U.S. for the first time in more than 20 years Feb 09, 2015 Once upon a time in the ocean, North Pacific Right Whales thrived. Their unique calls could be heard across the seas from Asia to North America. Intense wh ...

    Last Updated: February 12, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Satellite with Scripps-Designed Earth-Observing Science Payload Set for Launch

    DSCOVR will take a non-stop look at sunlit side of Earth Feb 05, 2015 A satellite that will be positioned between Earth and the Sun is scheduled for launch on Feb. 8 or 9, 2015. The scientific objectives and instrumental payload were originally proposed a ...

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

  4. Distinct Rise in Global Ocean Temperatures Detected

    Comprehensive view of world oceans afforded by sensor network reveals the ongoing and steady rise of global climate system heat content Jan 28, 2015 A global network of profiling floats that provides scientists the most accurate means of observing energy ...

    Last Updated: February 2, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Obituary Notice: Andrew Benson: World-Renowned Scripps Plant Biochemist

    Twentieth-century pioneer in deciphering pathway of carbon fixation in photosynthesis Jan 23, 2015 Andrew Alm Benson, a distinguished emeritus professor of biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and renowned as one of the world’s le ...

    Last Updated: April 1, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. Scripps Scientists to be Honored with Prestigious International Biology Award

    Researchers selected to receive Kowalevsky Medal for modernizing the science of fish-like invertebrate Jan 21, 2015 Linda and Nick Holland, marine biologists based at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego since 1987 and 1966, respectively, h ...

    Last Updated: January 21, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Earth Has Crossed Several ‘Planetary Boundaries,’ Thresholds of Human-Induced Environmental Changes

    Crossing these boundaries increases risk of large-scale disruption of nature, says international team of researchers Jan 15, 2015 Four of nine planetary boundaries have now been crossed as a result of human activity, says an international team of 18 resea ...

    Last Updated: October 21, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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