Around the Pier

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

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
CO2 Emissions in 2014. Image: Global Carbon Project Around the Pier: Record Annual Increase of Carbon Dioxide Observed for 2015
CO2 levels increasing at a faster rate than before
Mar 10, 2016
Scripps scientist Martín Tresguerres Around the Pier: Profiles in Diversity - Argentinian Scientist Pursues Dream Project in Panama
Scripps marine biologist Martín Tresguerres dives in to learn more about the cell biology of coral reefs
Mar 10, 2016
San Diego coastline as seen from aircraft bearing instruments that make precision measurements of beach topography Around the Pier: El Niño Beach Survey Provides Glimpse of What’s to Come for the Coast
Elevated sea level fed by warmer ocean could be the look of the future
Feb 11, 2016
Andy Nosal Around the Pier: Meet Andy Nosal, the Scripps Researcher with a Passion for Science Communication—and Sharks
The winner of a prestigious science communicator’s award, Nosal strives to dispel myths about sharks
Jan 12, 2016
Updated Google Earth image at right shows new seafloor features in the western Philippine Sea compared to earlier version Around the Pier: New Global Seafloor Map Incorporated into Google Ocean
Scripps geophysicist helps virtual globe stay up-to-date with the latest science
Jan 11, 2016
Cold-water corals vulnerable to warming, acidification in Mediterranean canyons. Photo: N. Le Bris, LECOB, Fondation Total–UPMC Around the Pier: Deep-Ocean Protections May Help Mitigate Climate Change
On the eve of major climate negotiations, researchers argue that potential for long-term damage to deep oceans requires international agreement to lessen human disturbances
Nov 12, 2015
Waves reach Highway 101 north of Solana Beach, Calif. in 2010. Around the Pier: Citizen Science Will Help Assess Effects of El Niño
Scientists enlist the public to help document anticipated major climate event
Nov 05, 2015
Around the Pier: Bending the Curve
In a two-day summit at UC San Diego, University of California resolves to be a beacon for carbon neutrality
Nov 05, 2015
Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet addresses the audience during a sea-level rise conference at Scripps, May 2014. Photo: Bob Ross Around the Pier: Scripps Alum Tim Gallaudet Becomes Oceanographer of the Navy
A 2001 Scripps Ph.D., Gallaudet credits institution with making him a better naval officer
Oct 30, 2015
New Birch Aquarium at Scripps Executive Director Harry Helling Around the Pier: Birch Aquarium Announces New Executive Director
UC San Diego Alumnus Harry Helling to Lead Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Oct 08, 2015
Around the Pier: Scripps PhD Student Draws Inspiration from the Sea
Uses Digital Art to Convey Science
Oct 08, 2015
Five students at a symposium. Around the Pier: Student-Led Symposium Fosters Spirit of Collaboration at Scripps
Scripps graduate students shared a wide-variety of research projects at second-annual symposium
Oct 08, 2015
Scripps' Shang-Ping Xie led study on the cover of the Oct. 2015 issue of Nature Climate Change. Image courtesy of Nature Around the Pier: UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences
Science journal Nature ranks campus fourth-leading institution in the world based on published research
Oct 07, 2015
Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg at an announcement of their $5 million gift to UC San Diego, Aug. 24, 2015 Scripps Oceanography Supporters Give $5 Million to Create Climate Center
Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg’s gift will launch the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at UC San Diego
Sep 03, 2015
Students conduct a science experiment near the ocean. Around the Pier: Up, Up, and Away—to College
Scripps inspires underserved students to achieve their college dreams through Upward Bound summer program
Aug 28, 2015
Two young students built robots using legos. Around the Pier: Scripps-led Robotics and Video Game Programming Courses Inspire Local Youth
Three-way partnership among Scripps Oceanography, UC San Diego Extension, and Elementary Institute of Science brings STEAM courses to underserved students
Aug 14, 2015