Latest explorations

Researchers prepare a miniROV during expedition in search of the Ruby Seadragon

Research Highlight: Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild
Surprising anatomical features found in the newly discovered species

Photo of the Week: Science Diplomacy
As U.S. Science Envoy, Scripps Oceanography's Leinen promotes closer ties with Chile

Scripps Pier record of ocean temperature trend

Voyager: How Has Climate Change Affected the Oceans at a Local Level, Particularly La Jolla Shores (San Diego, Calif.)?
Jocelyne R., 16, San Diego, Calif.

Students onboard a research vessel.

Around the Pier: Student-led Cruise Puts R/V Sally Ride to the Test
Scripps graduate students and scientists employed ship’s state-of-the-art equipment during three-day research expedition off La Jolla

North Atlantic Ocean cooling scenario following collapse of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

Research Highlight: Climate Model Suggests Collapse of Atlantic Circulation Is Possible
Primary circulation pattern in the Atlantic is assumed to be stable by most scientists, but new simulation suggests collapse could happen if atmospheric greenhouse gases continue to increase