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Around the Pier

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

Around the Pier: Wendy and Eric Schmidt Award $500,000 Grant to Keeling Curve
Supports continued operation of the iconic measurement series
Sep 04, 2014
Around the Pier: Celebrating a Curious and Open-minded Spirit
International scientists deliberate science challenges and honor a luminary leader
Sep 04, 2014
R/V Sally Ride is christened Around the Pier: Navy, Scripps Christen R/V Sally Ride
Tam O’Shaughnessy, Sally Ride’s partner and co-founder of science education organization, cracks the bottle on bow of new Scripps research vessel
Aug 14, 2014
A group of young girls examine rocks on the beach. Around the Pier: Scripps/Ocean Discovery Program Inspires Next Generation of Ocean Science Explorers
Local school-based program brings hands-on ocean science education to underserved students in San Diego
Aug 04, 2014
Three students visit the Vatican. Around the Pier: Scripps Grad Students Attend Sustainability Conference at the Vatican
Emily Kelly and Matt Siegfried rub elbows with famed scientists, leaders, and even the Pope during monumental conference
Jul 03, 2014
Girl Scouts take part in Ocean Sampling Day on Scripps Pier Around the Pier: Scripps Joins Global Seawater Sampling Mission
With marine biologists and ‘citizen scientists’ across the planet, Ocean Sampling Day gives researchers the largest snapshot of data of its kind
Jun 25, 2014
Around the Pier: Birch Aquarium at Scripps Names Interim Executive Director
Birch Aquarium serves as the public outreach and education center for UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Jun 18, 2014
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