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Daniel Conley and other Scripps students conduct field work aboard R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Photo: Cody Gallo

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniel Conley
Marine biology graduate student is studying how corals react to different environmental conditions

Research Highlight: Coastal Ecosystems Suffer from Upriver Hydroelectric Dams
A recent study demonstrates the widespread environmental consequences of large dam reservoirs in Mexico

Photo of the Week: Revelle Down Under
Scripps' world-roaming research vessel heading back to San Diego

Photo: J.-P. Sylvestre

Research Highlight: Scientists Find Mystery Killer Whales off Cape Horn, Chile
Expedition to find rare Type D killer whales

Helen Amanda Fricker. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

A Scientist’s Life: Helen Amanda Fricker
Glaciologist uses satellite data to monitor one of the most significant global warming-related changes in nature