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  1. Scientifically, This Was Still a Monster El Niño Year

    Despite less Southern California rain than expected, the climate phenomenon had a profound impact Beach erosion at La Jolla Shores May 05, 2016 At the outset of the 2015-2016 El Niño season, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Die ...

    Last Updated: May 17, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. New Invention Advances Freshwater Seismology Research

    Scripps technician develops new ocean-bottom seismometer release system Scripps Oceanography development technician Ernie Aaron May 11, 2016 For Ernie Aaron, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at University of California San Diego development technician, ...

    Last Updated: May 11, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. From the Pristine to Degraded: Reefs of the Central Pacific

    Scripps-led research team assesses the impacts of human disturbance on coral reefs A pristine reef alongside a fleshy algae-dominated reef in the central Pacific Feb 24, 2016 In one of the most comprehensive assessments of Pacific Ocean coral reef health ...

    Last Updated: March 3, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. Research Highlight: Acoustic Technology Aids Scripps Scientists in Study of Marine Seeps

    Novel use of acoustic recording package developed for marine mammals helps scientists monitor methane emissions in the North Sea Feb 11, 2016 If you’ve been following the news lately then you’ve likely heard about the large-scale methane leak currently pl ...

    Last Updated: February 12, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Scripps Science Responds to El Niño

    Across a wide range of disciplines, Scripps researchers are observing this year’s historic event in greater detail than ever before Feb 09, 2016 The 2015-2016 El Niño is one of the strongest on record and already influencing weather and climate across the ...

    Last Updated: February 9, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. From the Field: Empowering the Community through Citizen Science

    Student will evaluate program enlisting public’s help in documenting El Niño Feb 01, 2016 This season, global warming and El Niño are taking Southern California by storm. Melting glaciers and warmer ocean temperatures have caused the seas to expand, contr ...

    Last Updated: February 1, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Awards UC San Diego Nearly $1 Million to Advance Knowledge of Ocean’s Microbiome

    Three-year research grant supports laboratory of Distinguished Professor Farooq Azam at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Jan 05, 2016 The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Marine Microbiology Initiative has awarded a three-year, $994,633 grant to Far ...

    Last Updated: January 5, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Oceanographers Find Clues behind Arctic's Fourth-Lowest Sea-Ice Minimum

    ArcticMix researchers find strong turbulence beneath Arctic Ocean surface Sep 16, 2015 As the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) announced the fourth lowest Arctic sea-ice minimum on record Sept. 15, an oceanographic team aboard the National Scienc ...

    Last Updated: January 26, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Scripps Oceanography Researcher Receives Young Investigator Award

    Researcher is among the 36 awardees from the Office of Naval Research program May 29, 2015 The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has named Simone Baumann-Pickering, a researcher at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, as a recipient of its Youn ...

    Last Updated: January 26, 2016 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Sustaining Fishing and Island Culture in the Caribbean

    Scripps alumna, current students work together on ocean management initiative Apr 09, 2015 Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego alumni and current students are involved in two new projects to develop sustainable ocean management solutions o ...

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