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A sea lion on the beach south of Scripps Pier Photo of the Week
Beached Sea Lion
Feb 26, 2015
Video: When Science and Sea Shanties Meet
A new music video from scientists studying the ocean's giant internal waves
Feb 18, 2015
NOAA’s Deep Space Climate Observatory spacecraft, or DSCOVR, tops rocket set to lift off today. Photo: NASA/Kim Shiflett Research Highlight: Satellite with Scripps-Designed Earth-Observing Science Payload Set for Launch
DSCOVR will take a non-stop look at sunlit side of Earth
Feb 10, 2015
Video: T-TIDE Internal Wave Study is Shakin' a Leg
First Leg of NSF-Sponsored Campaign Concludes
Feb 10, 2015
Fuselage-mounted meteorological probe on CalWater 2015 aircraft. Wing-mounted cloud microphysics instruments are in background. Research Highlight: The Most Studied Atmospheric River in History
A “make-or-break” weather phenomenon brings Scripps Oceanography scientists together with several agencies for campaign of unprecedented scope
Feb 10, 2015
A stand-up paddleboarder in the water at sunset Around the Pier: Standing Up for Science
Scripps grad student Phil Bresnahan combines love for outdoor recreation and science through outreach program
Feb 10, 2015
North Pacific Right Whale Research Highlight: The Sound of Hope
Rare whale species heard off continental U.S. for the first time in more than 20 years
Feb 09, 2015
Photo of the Week
60+ Years of CalCOFI
Feb 09, 2015
Sierra Joy Stevens-McGeever is featured in a video made by Scripps Oceanography delegates at COP20 From the Field: Scripps Students at COP20
Scripps Oceanography contingent continues mission to advance ocean issues at U.N. sponsored climate negotiations in Lima
Jan 13, 2015
Video: The Tasmanian Tidal Dissipation Experiment
International Team is Tracking the Ocean’s Skyscraper-High Internal Waves off Australia
Jan 13, 2015
Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) buoy deployed off Scripps Pier Photo of the Week
Deployed Buoy
Jan 13, 2015
Research Highlight: Discovery Goes Deep within Coral
With key enzyme’s role revealed, researchers are armed with a new tool to study the health of coral reefs around the world
Jan 13, 2015
Schematic of the pathways of natural and human-produced aerosols from the marine environment Research Highlight: In Search of Pristine Aerosols
A new study considers how pure a key force in climate really is
Jan 13, 2015
Two students underneath a pier hold educational posters. Around the Pier: Squidtoons - Sparking Scientific Curiosity through Comics
Scripps graduate student Garfield Kwan spearheads marine science-focused comics website
Jan 12, 2015
Video: COP 20: Fisheries and Peru
Scripps students and Peruvian scientists on climate and a vital part of Peru's economy
Dec 24, 2014
Buoy repair in the Indian Ocean. Photo: Matt Durham Photo of the Week
Ocean Outpost
Dec 24, 2014
When Will the Next Big One Happen....?
Dec 04, 2014
A rainbow appears over Scripps Pier after a November storm Photo of the Week
After the Rain
Dec 03, 2014
Four graduate students smile with the ocean in the distance. Around the Pier: San Diego Fellowship Awards Record Number of Scripps Students
Four incoming Scripps graduate students supported through the San Diego Fellowship, a program designed to increase campus diversity
Dec 03, 2014
Research camp Research Highlight: A Story of Humming Glaciers
Icequakes give researchers a glimpse deep inside Alpine water flows
Nov 25, 2014