Around the Pier

News on awards, events, and other goings-on within the Scripps Oceanography community

UC San Diego students show off a 'visualization cluster' to Birch Aquarium at Scripps staff in June Around the Pier: Birch Aquarium, UC San Diego Schools Fuse Design and Science Data in Innovative New Courses
Students design new ways for aquarium to share Scripps science with the world
Jul 18, 2017
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Scripps scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan. Around the Pier: Meeting of the Minds
Scripps leadership and scientists meet His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to discuss climate change, global concerns
Jul 06, 2017
Two young students work with clay. Around the Pier: Summer Programs at Sally Ride Science Designed to Inspire Youth
Scripps Oceanography researchers and grad students will serve as instructors, mentors for summer classes
Jun 08, 2017
The surfboard-mounted science instrument Smartfin. Photo: Kat Hammond Around the Pier: Scripps Scientists Help Create and Distribute a “Smartfin” that Turns Surfers into Citizen Scientists
“If we get these fins in the hands of surfers, they will gather data all over the world”
Jun 07, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. Around the Pier: Indiana Jones Meets the Sea
UC San Diego launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology to study influence of marine environments on ancient societies
Jun 07, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Around the Pier: Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 30, 2017
Researchers take part in the EarthOptimism and March for Science underwater off Maui, April 22 Around the Pier: Marching for Science in Scripps Style – Underwater, at Sea, and in San Diego
Researchers turn out in force to take part in international event
May 03, 2017
Various plankton in ocean waters off La Jolla, Calif. Around the Pier: The Bioengineering Behind the Beauty
Scripps oceanographer Andrew Barton receives Simons Foundation Early Career Award to study plankton
May 02, 2017
Young boy spins an outdoor art installation. Around the Pier: Weather on Steroids Exhibit Merges Scripps Climate Science with Art
Artistic and scientific showcase on display at the La Jolla Historical Society through May 21
Apr 06, 2017
Computer programmer Cameron Beccario, creator of weather data visualization earth.nullschool.net, at Scripps-hosted hackathon Around the Pier: Scripps and XPRIZE Team Up to Host Ocean Data Hackathon
“We want data to be in the hands of the people who pay for it"
Apr 06, 2017
Marine ecologist Octavio Aburto-Oropeza in his element. Photo: Claudio Contreras Koob Around the Pier: Scripps Marine Biologist-Photographer Honored as 2017 Rolex Artist-in-Exploration
Award supports mangrove forest research
Mar 29, 2017
Scripps biological oceanographer and copepod expert Mark Ohman with image of namesake crustacean Around the Pier: What’s in a Name?
Scripps biological oceanographer has a marine organism named after him
Mar 27, 2017
From left, Andrew Barton, Tarik Benmarhnia, Isabel Rivera-Collazo, Andrew Lucas, Kate Ricke, Jennifer Vanos Around the Pier: New Faculty Represent University’s Approach to Understanding and Protecting the Planet
Interdisciplinary research is key trait of six new professors joining UC San Diego
Mar 09, 2017
Master of Advanced Studies in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Executive Director Samantha Murray Around the Pier: With a ‘Lifelong Connection to Water,’ Samantha Murray Takes Helm of Biodiversity Master's Program
New executive director seeks to fill student toolboxes with the right knowledge and skills
Mar 06, 2017
Scripps oceanographer Rob Pinkel (left) describes the Wirewalker instrument at Oceanology International Around the Pier: Major Science and Technology Show Will Reside in San Diego
Reputation of Scripps Oceanography cited in decision to make Oceanology International a biennial event in city
Feb 23, 2017
Composer Glenn McClure Around the Pier: Giving the Ice a Voice
Composer brings sounds of Antarctic ice shelves to life with help of Scripps researchers
Feb 17, 2017
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
Jan 12, 2017
Around the Pier: Scripps Informs Science Policy at International Climate Conference
Largest-ever delegation of Scripps and UC students and researchers brought scientific knowledge to COP22 climate conference
Dec 08, 2016
Triton Innovation Challenge trophies Around the Pier: Challenge Showcases Marketable Technologies for the Environment
Three Scripps Oceanography teams reach finals
Dec 07, 2016
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer presents Scripps Director Margaret Leinen with a proclamation Oct. 28, 2016 Around the Pier: Dockside with R/V Sally Ride
Commissioning, new Birch Aquarium exhibit welcome research vessel
Nov 08, 2016