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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Coping with Drought

    Scripps Research Helps California Manage Water Resources Apr 01, 2015 As California issues sweeping water restrictions in response to a historic drought, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography are joining the state Department of Water Resource ...

    Last Updated: July 7, 2015 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. National Science Foundation Profiles Innovative Ocean Aerosol Program

    ‘Science Nation’ video explores the quest to understand the influence marine microbes have on climate Dec 01, 2014 The National Science Foundation (NSF) profiles the UC San Diego-based Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) in a ...

    Last Updated: December 1, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Experts Address Aquaculture’s Future at Scripps Forum

    Event serves as collaboration hub for aquatic farming and supporting efforts Nov 14, 2014 With a spirit of enthusiasm, optimism, and collaboration, Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego Director Margaret Leinen kicked off a discussion forum ...

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Beach and Wave Monitoring Study to Take Place at Orange County Beach

    Research will assess the effectiveness of beach preservation strategies Nov 14, 2014 Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, will track the effects of wintertime storms and assess the effectiveness of coastal protection projects ...

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Once Languishing, a Global Monitoring Network Returns to Full Strength

    Global Drifter Program started by late Scripps oceanographer resumes global coverage of ocean circulation Nov 14, 2014 A network of drifters that provides what scientists have called the “weather map” of the ocean’s upper layers is back at full strength a ...

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography