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  1. Obituary Notice: George Hemingway: Thirty-Year Scripps Biological Oceanographer

    Seagoing scientist renowned for contributions to CalCOFI program, forging ties with Mexican researchers Nov 25, 2015 George Thomson Hemingway, a seagoing biological oceanographer and academic administrator who spent more than 30 years at Scripps Instituti ...

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

  2. Three Scripps Professors Named ASLO Sustaining Fellows

    2015 Fellows honored for their contribution to the aquatic sciences Nov 24, 2015 The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) has recognized three Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego professors as 2015 Sustaining F ...

    Last Updated: November 25, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. UC San Diego to Send Delegation to COP21

    Researchers and students to bring science aimed at understanding and protecting the planet to international climate negotiations Nov 25, 2015 University of California, San Diego scientists and students will be traveling to international climate negotiatio ...

    Last Updated: January 22, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Research Highlight: Peeking into the Underwater World of Leopard Seals

    Scripps grad student uses Crittercam video to gain rare glimpse into the underwater foraging ecology of an Antarctic top predator Nov 19, 2015 In the pristine wilds of the Antarctic, the mysterious leopard seal rules the animal kingdom. This polar bear-si ...

    Last Updated: November 19, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Researchers Find an Unexpected Protein Function in Sea Urchin Embryo Development

    Finding could lead to new strategies to target disease-relevant proteins Nov 18, 2015 Despite a flurry of advances in modern science, scientists are still grappling with understanding many of the key functions of basic proteins relevant to human and envir ...

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

  6. Moore Foundation to Fund Scripps Scientist to Optimize Genome Editing Technology in Marine Microalgae

    Scripps Oceanography’s Andrew Allen to be supported through the foundation’s Experimental Model Systems initiative Nov 17, 2015 The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Marine Microbiology Initiative is investing $8 million over the next two years to suppo ...

    Last Updated: November 19, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. From the Field: Chilean Tsunami Rocks Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf

    Chance timing leads to first seismic observations of tsunami impacts on an ice shelf Nov 13, 2015 The magnitude 8.3 earthquake on Sept.16, 2015 off the coast of Chile generated a tsunami that was felt throughout the Pacific. Serendipitously, a Scripps Ins ...

    Last Updated: November 15, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Scientists Date Birth of Himalayas from Newly Discovered Microplate

    New satellite gravity map from Scripps scientist helps to age mountain range Nov 12, 2015 The discovery of the first micro-tectonic plate in the Indian Ocean has allowed scientists to pinpoint the exact timing of the tectonic plate collision that gave ris ...

    Last Updated: November 13, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Critical Earthquake Monitoring Network Continues Operation with Private Funding

    Financial donation by Seismic Warning Systems supports public-private collaboration for earthquake hazards in area of high seismic risk Nov 12, 2015 A key Southern California earthquake monitoring network operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at ...

    Last Updated: November 13, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. A New Take on the Global Warming Hiatus

    Theories seeking to characterize apparent flatlining of global surface temperatures may make incorrect assumption that natural and human causes influence Earth’s energy the same way Nov 10, 2015 Researchers led by Shang-Ping Xie, a climate scientist at Sc ...

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