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Emperor penguins resurface after a dive at Crary Bank in Antarctica's Ross Sea. Photo: Gerald Kooyman

Even at 400 Meters Deep, Banks of Ross Sea Are Consistent Source of Emperor Penguin Food
Secrets of most successful colony in Antarctica revealed over more than two decades of study

The repaired main spillway of Oroville Dam in April 2019. Photo: Kevin Grow/Calif. Dept. of Water Resources

Researchers Identify Factor Behind 2017 Oroville Dam Spillways Incident
Heavy snowmelt delivered a surge of runoff to Feather River and Lake Oroville

R/V Roger Revelle off La Jolla, July 7. Photo: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego Publications

R/V Roger Revelle Returns
Vessel makes whistle stop at Scripps Oceanography on return to San Diego

Scripps Student Spotlight: Susheel Adusumilli
Geophysics PhD student pursuing research of ice-ocean interactions makes a positive difference with his conversations and projects on climate change

Saharan dust makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: NOAA

Air Pollution’s Connection to Infant Mortality
New study reveals air pollution, even from natural sources, has critical impacts on child health

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