Around the Pier

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

Scripps climate and atmospheric scientist V. Ramanathan meets Pope Francis. Photo: Pontifical Academy of Sciences Around the Pier: An Elevator Speech on the Need to Protect the Planet
Scripps climate researcher convenes historic joint workshop of two Vatican science academies; gets a word in with Pope Francis
May 15, 2014
Around the Pier: NOAA Vessel Reuben Lasker Commissioned at San Diego’s Navy Pier
New research vessel will be a new tool in NOAA’s continued joint mission with Scripps Oceanography
May 12, 2014
Students and Scripps screw stand next to R/P FLIP. Around the Pier: All Aboard FLIP!
Group of engineering students enjoy rare opportunity to spend weekend onboard FLIP
May 05, 2014
Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography Laboratory Building Awarded LEED Platinum
First laboratory building at UC San Diego to achieve status
May 01, 2014
Around the Pier: Scripps Scientist to Lead Vatican Discussion of Society’s Interaction with Nature
Pontifical Academy of Sciences council member Veerabhadran Ramanathan to co-convene gathering of natural and social scientists along with philosophers and religious scholars inside the Vatican
Apr 28, 2014
Around the Pier: UC Ship Funds Program Makes 2014 Awards to Young Scientists
Undergraduate education, instrument testing among the objectives of upcoming cruises
Mar 27, 2014
Octavio Aburto-Oropeza dives near the San Benito Islands off Baja California. Photo: Claudio Contreras Koob Around the Pier: Profiles in Diversity - Hispanic Scientist Driven to Make a Public Impact
A Mexican scientist at Scripps pushes beyond the traditional boundaries of science
Mar 05, 2014
Scripps grad student and  Classroom Connection fellow Sarah Lerch instructs seventh grade students Around the Pier: Scripps Grad Students Bring Cutting-Edge Science to Local K-12 Classrooms
Unique outreach program places Scripps students in diverse classrooms across San Diego County
Feb 07, 2014
Photo of the Week: Fish Herding
Divers armed with nets remove fishes from the 70,000-gallon kelp forest exhibit at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.
Jan 14, 2014
Promotion: @keeling_curve vies for science Tweet of the year
Nominate Keeling_Curve for a social media award in the Shorty Awards
Jan 14, 2014
JOIDES Resolution leaving port in Honolulu for Expedition 321 in 2009. Photo: William Crawford, IODP/TAMU. Ocean Drilling Support Office Honors Scripps Legacy
Scripps chosen as new home of ocean drilling program hub in part because of its pioneering role in the field
Dec 04, 2013
Scripps Postdocs Participate in Prestigious Oceanographic Chief Scientist Preparation Program
Scripps’ Kyla Drushka and Tali Treibitz among 14 graduate students and early-career oceanographers from around the country participating in week-long expedition
Nov 19, 2013
In a Delicate Condition
Weedy seadragon flown from Monterey Aquarium gives birth at BAS
Sep 25, 2013
Noelle Bowlin and H.J. Walker Around the Pier: Profiles in Diversity: Illuminating Unknown Paths
Scripps graduate student works to enlighten diverse audiences about unfamiliar careers
Sep 05, 2013
Research and Rescue
R/V Roger Revelle saves marooned family in Palau
Aug 26, 2013
Around the Pier: Getting Their Feet Wet
Scripps SURF program exposes undergrads to hands-on research to encourage them to pursue careers in ocean and earth sciences
Aug 26, 2013
Getting Their Feet Wet
Scripps SURF program exposes undergrads to hands-on research to encourage them to pursue careers in ocean and earth sciences
Aug 23, 2013
Upward Bound Summer Learning at Scripps Oceanography "Thar She Blows"
High school seniors live the dream as summer scientists at Scripps
Aug 09, 2013
The Story Behind the Anthrax Killer
Marine microbe with distinctive chemical structure collected by long-time Scripps research associate, expedition leader
Jul 31, 2013
Following in the Steps of ‘Icons’
Four generations of the Scripps family reunite at their namesake institution to honor vision of their ancestors
Jul 08, 2013