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  1. Discover Spooky Science at Haunted Birch Aquarium

    Haunted Birch Aquarium: Shipwrecked Science! October 23 & 24: 6–9 p.m. Aug 28, 2015 Birch Aquarium Members Pre-Sale: $12 Public Pre-Sale: $17 Door (all): $19 Children ages 2 and under: FREE RSVP: 858-534-7336 or online Ghouls and buoys of all ages are ...

    Last Updated: August 27, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. DNA Sequencing Used to Identify Thousands of Fish Eggs

    Study characterizes fish spawning and creates baseline for future studies Aug 25, 2015 Using DNA sequencing, researchers have accurately painted a clear picture of fish spawning activities in a marine protected area (MPA) and have created a baseline for c ...

    Last Updated: August 27, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Scripps Oceanography Supporters Give $5 Million to Create Climate Center

    Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg’s gift will launch the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at UC San Diego Aug 24, 2015 “We owe it to future generations to better understand the impacts of climate change, as well as to develop and implement ...

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

  4. International GPS Project Provides Details of Nepal Earthquake

    Data shows Main Himalayan Thrust unzipping during earthquake Aug 18, 2015 The 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal last April was the first example of a large continental “mega-thrust” rupture that was captured by a GPS network that measures ground motion.  ...

    Last Updated: September 9, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Around the Pier: Scripps-led Robotics and Video Game Programming Courses Inspire Local Youth

    Three-way partnership among Scripps Oceanography, UC San Diego Extension, and Elementary Institute of Science brings STEAM courses to underserved students Aug 14, 2015 On a warm summer’s day this June, a crowd of students and staff members gathered near t ...

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

  6. Research Highlight: Agriculture and Fishing Cause Coral Reef Decline

    New study of mollusc fossils from Caribbean Panama shows that early changes in coral reef environments are linked to declining water quality Aug 10, 2015 Since researchers began surveys in the 1980s, coral reefs in the Caribbean have undergone widespread ...

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

  7. Flatworms Flout Global Biodiversity Patterns

    Scripps scientist co-leads discovery on parasite diversity Jul 29, 2015 The odds of being attacked and castrated by a variety of parasitic flatworms increases for marine horn snails the farther they are found from the tropics. Scientists at Scripps Instit ...

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

  8. Scientists Provide a New View of the Microbial Drama at Play in Southern Ocean Phytoplankton Blooms

    Antarctic field work yields intriguing results Jul 28, 2015 A team of ocean researchers has uncovered a series of complicated relationships among marine microbes, and these relationships appear to have critical consequences for coastal Southern Ocean food ...

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

  9. Climate Change Causes Timing Shifts in Fish Reproduction

    Warmer ocean temperatures affect seasonal cycles Jul 31, 2015 Research by Rebecca Asch, a recent graduate of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, shows a strong correlation between warmer ocean temperatures and changes in the timing of fis ...

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

  10. Scripps Researchers Map Out Trajectory of April 2015 Earthquake in Nepal

    Data show earthquake’s multi-stage rupture process Jul 22, 2015 Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have accurately mapped out the movement of the devastating 7.8-magnitude Nepal earthquake that killed over 9,000 and injur ...

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