Latest explorations

Photo of the Week: Surveying into the Sunset
Scripps field group tracks beach erosion, sand movement

Photo of the Week: Shark Tagging
Tracking sharks along the Southern California coast

A Scientist’s Life: Art Miller
Climate scientist works to understand linkages between oceans and the atmosphere and to inspire the next generation of scientists while preserving the past

Water flows through Oroville Dam spillway, April 2019. Photo: Calif. Dept. of Water Resources

Research Highlight: Atmospheric Rivers to Become Even More Dominant Source of California Water
Research projects atmospheric rivers will strengthen, bringing greater proportion of annual precipitation

Corazon’s Damsel or Pomacentrus vatosoa, a new species of damselfish. Photo: Y.K. Tea

Research Highlight: Scientists Identify New Species of Damselfish
New study co-authored by Scripps Oceanography identifies Corazon’s Damsel, a previously unknown species of damselfish found off Madagascar