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Jaffe Lab for Underwater Imaging, Scripps Oceanography, UC San Diego Photo of the Week: Yum!
When dinner is just a few microns away
Sep 26, 2016
Scripps geophysicist Walter Munk greets Adm. Harry Harris of U.S. Pacific Command Photo of the Week: Environmental Intelligence Briefing
Scripps scientists give U.S. Pacific Command a status report on Pacific Rim research
Sep 21, 2016
Aurora australis and a laser beam from the High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL) at the AWARE climate observatory in Antarctica Photo of the Week: Aurora australis and laser beam
Reflected returns provide detailed information about cloud and aerosol layer microphysics
Sep 13, 2016
Two women stand by a pier. Around the Pier: Scripps Alumnae Dive Deep for Conservation
Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan reimagine the future of California’s oil and gas rigs with their organization Blue Latitudes
Sep 13, 2016
Video: R/V Sally Ride Comes Home to San Diego
New vessel will be open for public tours Oct. 30
Sep 13, 2016
Scripps Pier panorama in 1927 and today Around the Pier: Born Two Weeks Apart, Two Icons Celebrate a Centennial
Scripps Pier was dedicated Aug. 9, 1916; two weeks later, one of the world’s oldest continuous seawater temperature records began
Sep 13, 2016
Three views of Typhoon Nepartak from NASA's Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR), July 7, 2016 Research Highlight: Typhoons in China, Japan, and Philippines Have Gotten Stronger Since 1970s
Trend especially pronounced among landfalling typhoons because of warming coastal waters
Sep 08, 2016
XBT units in a Scripps Oceanography lab Around the Pier: Thirty Years On, a Groundbreaking “Gem” Still Shines
The ocean temperature-measuring XBT may be expendable, but its data is priceless
Aug 23, 2016
Photo of the Week: Bound for San Diego
R/V Sally Ride's Captain Charts a Course
Aug 11, 2016
Mantis shrimp. Photo: Ralph Pace Research Highlight: Small but Mighty
Scripps-led research team analyzes mantis shrimp diet to understand unique body structure
Aug 11, 2016
Photo of the Week:
Coral Reef Chemistry
Aug 04, 2016
Photo of the Week: FLIP and Friends
Platform deployed to study ocean boundary layer
Jul 26, 2016
Head section of the lancelet, showing its natural fluorescence when exposed to blue light. Image: Dimitri Deheyn  Research Highlight: Nature’s Green Fluorescent Glow
Scripps researchers uncover a window into the evolutionary pathway of green fluorescent proteins
Jul 19, 2016
Gavin Newsom at Birch Aquarium Photo of the Week
Lieutenant Governor Visits Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Jul 15, 2016
Scripps graduate student Andrew Mullen positions the Benthic Underwater Microscope to study coral competition. In the News Now: Researchers Develop Novel Microscope to Study the Underwater World
Global coverage of a Scripps seafloor imaging system that captures microscopic view of a coral’s life
Jul 12, 2016
Image: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Research Highlight: Analysis of Satellite Data Confirms Simulated Cloud Trends
Scripps-led study confirms subtropical dry zones expanding, clouds rising in atmosphere
Jul 12, 2016
Video: "Climate Change: Strong Science, Forceful Actions, Positive Outcomes"
Acclaimed talk on the state of climate science and policy now available
Jul 07, 2016
Scripps Oceanography formally took control of R/V Sally Ride, the newest ship in the American research fleet, on July 1 Photo of the Week
It's Official
Jul 06, 2016
Photo of the Week: Situation Normal
Gear left in the ocean becomes all fouled up
Jul 01, 2016
California Maritime Academy cadet Morgan Murry during small boat operations from R/V Roger Revelle. Photo: Matthew Alford 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