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Photo of the Week: Neighbors at Sea
R/V Sally Ride teams up with research platform FLIP
Mar 23, 2017
Photo of the Week: Spoonful of Lovin'
Tiny squid plays role in shakedown of R/V Sally Ride
Mar 17, 2017
In the News Now: Poor Fisheries Struggle with U.S. Import Rule
Scripps researcher, colleagues on challenges posed by Marine Mammal Protection Act
Mar 14, 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
Scripps research vessel New Horizon tows a hydrophone array over the offshore fault Research Highlight: Fault System off Southern California Could Produce Magnitude 7.3 Quake
Study finds rupture of offshore Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon fault is possible
Mar 07, 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
The crew of Icelandic Coast Guard survey vessel Baldur deploys a Wave Glider for measuring winds, Feb. 22, 2017 Research Highlight: Scripps Scientists Collaborate with Icelandic Coast Guard on Wave Study
Region of rough seas deemed ideal location for research
Mar 02, 2017
Estuary at San Francisco Bay. Photo David Okey/NOAA Coastal Service Research Highlight: Researchers Uncover New Details About California’s Ancient Shoreline
Study finds previously unknown estuary “havens” during last ice age
Mar 01, 2017
Scripps marine biologist Martin Tresguerres with transplanted corals. Photo: Davey Kline/Scripps Oceanography Photo of the Week: Coral Transplants
Scripps researchers study how corals thrive outside their element
Feb 27, 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
Female scientist celebrating on board a ship. Photo by Melissa Miller. Photo of the Week: Celebrating Sediment
Researchers successfully deploy multi-corer aboard R/V Sally Ride
Feb 15, 2017
Research Highlight: First Nuclear Explosion Helps Test Theory of Moon’s Formation
Scripps-led study analyzed glasses found at Trinity nuclear test site
Feb 10, 2017
Scripps/UC San Diego researcher Isabel Rivera-Collazo. Faculty Profile: Isabel Rivera-Collazo Joins Scripps and UC San Diego
New joint-hire Rivera-Collazo specializes in environmental archaeology, with cross-collaborative research bridging Scripps and Department of Anthropology
Feb 09, 2017
Parrotfsh, coral, and urchin fossils found in cored coral samples. Video: Parrotfish Critical for Healthy Coral Reefs
Scripps scientists explain how the fossil record shows how important parrotfish are for controlling algae growth
Feb 09, 2017
Flooded intersection in Elk Grove, Calif. after January storms.  Photo: Florence Low/California Department of Water Resources Research Highlight: What Kind of La Niña Year Is This?
Atmospheric rivers have stolen the thunder from phenomenon that usually brings dry weather to the Southwest
Feb 09, 2017
Charles "Chip" Cox at sea Research Highlight: Analysis of an 1883 At-Sea Rescue Leads to a New Understanding of Wave Energy
Renowned oceanographer studied the use of oil as a surface wave suppressant, completing research paper shortly before his death
Feb 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: Featherweight
A spectacular specimen in the Echinoderm Tree of Life
Feb 03, 2017
Photo of the Week: Wave of Wonder
Large waves roll under Scripps Pier during last weekend's stormy weather
Jan 26, 2017
Miniature autonomous underwater explorers Research Highlight: Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life
Scripps researchers collaborate on new technology study using “robotic plankton”
Jan 24, 2017