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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
Scripps researchers analyzed tuna specimens for levels of pollutants in their tissue Research Highlight: Pollutants in Fish Inhibit Humans' Natural Defense System
Scripps researchers suggest risk assessment to protect human health
Apr 25, 2016
In the News Now: Paris Deal's Carbon Cuts Miss Critical Warming Target
An Earth Day Editorial in USA Today
Apr 22, 2016
A man on a pier. Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego Unveil Revitalized Ship Facility
Grand reopening of Nimitz Marine Facility showcases new pier and other enhancements to support Scripps’ research vessels
Apr 20, 2016
Researchers service an automated weather station in Antarctica's Andvord Bay. Photo: Maria Stenzel From the Field (in Photos): Exploring an Antarctic Fjord
Scripps biological oceanographer Maria Vernet among chief scientists in FjordEco
Apr 13, 2016
Aeria photo of new MarFac Pier under construction. Photo of the Week: Peering Down at New Pier
Scripps's Nimitz Marine Facility gets a refresh
Apr 07, 2016
Research Highlight: New Technology Helps Monitor Fire Hazards in Southern California
AlertSoCal network aids first responders in the detection of wildfire ignition and development
Apr 06, 2016
SeapHOx instruments developed by Scripps scientist Todd Martz observe conditions related to ocean acidification Around the Pier: Leading Ocean Scientists Recommend Action Plan to Combat Changes to West Coast Seawater Chemistry
Scientific panel including Scripps Oceanography geochemist warns on accelerating rate of ocean acidification along West Coast
Apr 06, 2016
A graduate student talks to a woman about her research poster. Around the Pier: Event Highlights Value of Donor Support for Scripps Students
Scripps students showcase innovative research at donor recognition brunch
Mar 31, 2016
Series of images of plankton Photo of the Week: (Microscopic) March Madness
Plankton camera captures abundance of tiny organisms
Mar 30, 2016
Video: Drilling Beneath the Agulhas Current
Follow the action as scientists drill beneath the seafloor where the Atlantic and Indian oceans meet
Mar 24, 2016
Photo of the Week: Coral Chemistry
Scripps researchers collect coral samples in Panama
Mar 21, 2016
Video: Viewing Wave Energy through Bioluminescence
See the unusual way researchers determined how energy of turbulence is distributed inside breaking waves
Mar 16, 2016
Lunar shadow on Western Pacific Photo of the Week: Lunar Shadow
Climate-monitoring satellite envisioned at Scripps Oceanography images eclipse
Mar 11, 2016
Tidewater Goby Photo: Brenton Spies Around the Pier: Endangered Fish Find Temporary Refuge From El Niño at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Tidewater Goby get shelter from the storm thanks to multiagency effort
Mar 11, 2016
GOES satellite image of water vapor in atmospheric river over western U.S. today Research Highlight: Study Suggests Atmospheric River Storms Can Reduce Sierra Snow
“Rain-on-Snow” events accelerate snowmelt
Mar 10, 2016
CO2 Emissions in 2014. Image: Global Carbon Project Around the Pier: Record Annual Increase of Carbon Dioxide Observed for 2015
CO2 levels increasing at a faster rate than before
Mar 10, 2016