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Researchers prepare a miniROV during expedition in search of the Ruby Seadragon Research Highlight: Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild
Surprising anatomical features found in the newly discovered species
Jan 12, 2017
Photo of the Week: Science Diplomacy
As U.S. Science Envoy, Scripps Oceanography's Leinen promotes closer ties with Chile
Jan 12, 2017
Scripps Pier record of ocean temperature trend Voyager: How Has Climate Change Affected the Oceans at a Local Level, Particularly La Jolla Shores (San Diego, Calif.)?
Jocelyne R., 16, San Diego, Calif.
Jan 12, 2017
Students onboard a research vessel. Around the Pier: Student-led Cruise Puts R/V Sally Ride to the Test
Scripps graduate students and scientists employed ship’s state-of-the-art equipment during three-day research expedition off La Jolla
Jan 12, 2017
North Atlantic Ocean cooling scenario following collapse of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Research Highlight: Climate Model Suggests Collapse of Atlantic Circulation Is Possible
Primary circulation pattern in the Atlantic is assumed to be stable by most scientists, but new simulation suggests collapse could happen if atmospheric greenhouse gases continue to increase
Jan 10, 2017
NOAA GOES satellite imagery of atmospheric water vapor reaching California Jan. 7 In the News Now: Scripps Scientists Monitoring Massive Atmospheric River
Size of Storm Aimed at Central California Raises Flood Concerns
Jan 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: Going with the floe
Deploying floats, gathering data in the Southern Ocean
Jan 05, 2017
Photo of the Week: Depth Projection
Interactive exhibit at Birch Aquarium illustrates sonar mapping
Dec 21, 2016
Around the Pier: Scripps Informs Science Policy at International Climate Conference
Largest-ever delegation of Scripps and UC students and researchers brought scientific knowledge to COP22 climate conference
Dec 08, 2016
Photo of the Week: Oregon Sunrise
Deploying coastal buoys has its scenic side
Dec 08, 2016
Scripps marine ecologist Emily Kelly studying reef fish in Hawaii. Credit: Don McLeish Research Highlight: Lawnmowers of the Sea
Study analyzed reef fish grazing behaviors to understand coral reef health
Dec 07, 2016
Triton Innovation Challenge trophies Around the Pier: Challenge Showcases Marketable Technologies for the Environment
Three Scripps Oceanography teams reach finals
Dec 07, 2016
Video: How Bacteria Make It Rain (with Kim Prather)
Chemical and Engineering News profiles aerosol research of UC San Diego scientist
Dec 05, 2016
Cultures of three marine bacteria that make the compound pentabromopseudilin Research Highlight: Marine Microbes Could Help Clean Up Environmental Pollutants
Scripps-led study on marine bacteria could have important environmental applications
Dec 02, 2016
Photo of the Week: Deploying Jason
R/V Sally Ride takes remotely-operated vehicle out to sea
Dec 01, 2016
Photo of the Week: Caribbean Survey
Sandin Lab and Waitt Foundation document coral and fish biodiversity
Nov 23, 2016
Parchment tubeworm in natural light (left) and while biofluorescing. Photo courtesy of Scientific Reports Research Highlight: Blue Light Special
Researchers find clues about the unique bioluminescence of a seafloor-dwelling tubeworm
Nov 17, 2016
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer presents Scripps Director Margaret Leinen with a proclamation Oct. 28, 2016 Around the Pier: Dockside with R/V Sally Ride
Commissioning, new Birch Aquarium exhibit welcome research vessel
Nov 08, 2016
Research Highlight: New Research Uncovers Pattern in Global Flu Outbreaks
Scripps-led human health study links key environmental driver to flu outbreaks
Nov 08, 2016
Vaquita trapped in fishing net. Photo: NOAA Fisheries Research Highlight: Vaquita Illustrate the Complicated Landscape of Endangered Species Preservation
Mismanagement threatens dwindling population of small porpoise
Nov 07, 2016