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Photo of the Week: Shining Through
Sunshine outlines CalCOFI's pelagic samples

Scripps graduate student Ariel Pezner

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ariel Pezner
Biological oceanography graduate student is studying the effects of human-induced stressors on reef-building corals

Hand holding sample tube in front of creek

Photo of the Week: Soggy Science
Hitting the field to measure the impact of atmospheric rivers

Octavio Aburto-Oropeza in the field

A Scientist's Life: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza
Marine ecologist studies ways to use technology to improve fisheries, considers economic value of flourishing ecosystems

Atmospheric river hits California. Photo: Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory / VIIRS satellite

Research Highlight: New Scale to Characterize Atmospheric River Storms
Similar to scales gauging hurricane, wind, or tornado intensity, could aid flood response and water management, especially in the West