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Morgan Murry, a cadet from the California Maritime Academy, participating in small boat operations from R/V Roger Revelle From the Field: Training Oceanographic Mariners of Tomorrow aboard R/V Roger Revelle
California Maritime Academy Cadet Describes Life on the Seas
Jun 27, 2016
Torrey Pines State Beach experienced some of the most extensive erosion in San Diego County during El Niño Research Highlight: Beach Replenishment Helped Protect Against Storm Erosion during El Niño
A comparison of recent and previous nourishments of San Diego beaches suggests that a larger sand grain size improved nourishment performance
Jun 27, 2016
Eastern Spinner dolphin – R. Pitman/NOAA Fisheries Research Highlight: Study Highlights Hidden Values of Open Ocean
Ecosystem management helped by identifying costs and benefits
Jun 27, 2016
BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge honorees Photo of the Week: Ramanathan and the Frontiers of Knowledge
Scripps climate scientist honored by Spanish BBVA Foundation
Jun 22, 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
Photo of the Week: Bermuda Blue
Researchers recover buoy from reef-monitoring project
Jun 10, 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 Oceanography researchers identified three main periods of distinct marine life composition in the oceans Research Highlight: Ocean Ecosystem Structure Stable for Tens of Millions of Years, with Occasional Rapid Changes
Researchers identify three periods of stable ecosystem in the open ocean, driven by competition from other organisms, but not climate change
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
Two men looking across ashy terrain at smoldering volcano. Photo of the Week: Smoldering Chaitén
Trail by Fire geoscientists post final field report
Jun 03, 2016
Photo of the Week: Dogs of the Antarctic Sun
Atmospheric effect highlights atmospheric sensors
May 27, 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
AWARE panorama with Aurora Australis Photo of the Week: Southern Lights
Climate-monitoring project shines on
May 19, 2016
Photo of the Week: Suiting Up
Scripps alum Jessica Meir -- this year's Scripps Day speaker -- trains for space walk
May 12, 2016
Photo of the Week: Topped up off Thailand
Research vessel Revelle gets refueled on the high seas
May 05, 2016
Beach erosion at La Jolla Shores Research Highlight: Scientifically, This Was Still a Monster El Niño Year
Despite less Southern California rain than expected, the climate phenomenon had a profound impact
May 05, 2016
Biofluorescent Swell Shark. Photo: J. Sparks/D. Gruber Research Highlight: Patterns of Glowing Sharks Get Clearer with Depth
New study with “shark-eye” camera reveals that biofluorescent catsharks increase light contrast underwater; might be used for communicating with each other
May 05, 2016
Photo of the Week: Farewell Melville
Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez heads to sea
Apr 29, 2016