Around the Pier

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

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
Around the Pier: UC San Diego Delegation Heads to Morocco for COP22
Scripps Oceanography and UC San Diego delegates bring scientific expertise on oceans and climate to international talks
Nov 07, 2016
Former Scripps Director Edward A. Frieman Around the Pier: UC San Diego Receives $2.5 Million Gift to Honor Late Scripps Oceanography Director
Gift creates Edward A. Frieman Endowed Presidential Chair in Climate Sustainability
Nov 01, 2016
AMS award winners Shang-Ping Xie (left) and Lynne Talley Around the Pier: Top American Meteorological Society Honors for Two Scripps Researchers
Talley, Xie to receive Stommel, Sverdrup awards.
Oct 11, 2016
Scripps students Around the Pier: Third-Annual Symposium Highlights Student Research
Scripps graduate students presented cutting-edge research at day-long event
Oct 07, 2016
Two women stand by a pier. Around the Pier: Scripps Alumnae Dive Deep for Conservation
Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan reimagine the future of California’s oil and gas rigs with their organization Blue Latitudes
Sep 13, 2016
Scripps Pier panorama in 1927 and today Around the Pier: Born Two Weeks Apart, Two Icons Celebrate a Centennial
Scripps Pier was dedicated Aug. 9, 1916; two weeks later, one of the world’s oldest continuous seawater temperature records began
Sep 13, 2016
XBT units in a Scripps Oceanography lab Around the Pier: Thirty Years On, a Groundbreaking “Gem” Still Shines
The ocean temperature-measuring XBT may be expendable, but its data is priceless
Aug 23, 2016
A new nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer will be used for research in marine drug discovery at Scripps. Around the Pier: Cutting-Edge Scripps Research Facility Dedicated to Dickinson Foundation
Donors funded purchase of new instrument to be used for research in marine drug discovery
Jun 22, 2016
Scripps Oceanography graduate student and Frieman Prize winner Nastassia Patin Around the Pier: Scripps Student’s Work Distinguishing Bacterial Species Honored
Nastassia Patin awarded 2016 Frieman Prize
Jun 07, 2016
Scripps Institution of Oceanography research vessel Robert Gordon Sproul. Around the Pier: A Noble Experiment
Scripps research vessel Robert Gordon Sproul runs on renewable biofuel for one year
Jun 07, 2016
Wreckage of a  U.S. Navy TBM-1C Avenger located by Project RECOVER off Palau. Photo: Eric Terrill, Mark Moline Around the Pier: Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands by Project RECOVER
Financial commitment enables ongoing search and discovery of missing in action
Jun 03, 2016
Kimberly Prather. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Around the Pier: UC San Diego Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious California Air Resources Board Honor
Kimberly Prather to receive one of four 2016 Clean Air Awards
May 20, 2016
Around the Pier: Aided by Scripps Oceanography, Pacific Island Country Launches Plan to Protect Marine Life
Oceanographers help create blueprint for monitoring network to counter damaging fishing practices in Palau’s territorial waters
May 20, 2016
A man on a pier. Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego Unveil Revitalized Ship Facility
Grand reopening of Nimitz Marine Facility showcases new pier and other enhancements to support Scripps’ research vessels
Apr 20, 2016
SeapHOx instruments developed by Scripps scientist Todd Martz observe conditions related to ocean acidification Around the Pier: Leading Ocean Scientists Recommend Action Plan to Combat Changes to West Coast Seawater Chemistry
Scientific panel including Scripps Oceanography geochemist warns on accelerating rate of ocean acidification along West Coast
Apr 06, 2016
A graduate student talks to a woman about her research poster. Around the Pier: Event Highlights Value of Donor Support for Scripps Students
Scripps students showcase innovative research at donor recognition brunch
Mar 31, 2016
Tidewater Goby Photo: Brenton Spies Around the Pier: Endangered Fish Find Temporary Refuge From El Niño at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Tidewater Goby get shelter from the storm thanks to multiagency effort
Mar 11, 2016