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Photo of the Week: Particular Process
Research eyes chemistry's connection to sea spray
Sep 14, 2018
Seawater under analysis by CAICE researchers at the Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Oceanography Research Highlight: NSF Awards $20 Million for Continued Study of Aerosols at UC San Diego
UC San Diego’s largest center awarded a five-year $20 million extension
Sep 10, 2018
Photo of the Week: Arctic Aloha
Researchers carry high spirits to the higher latitudes
Sep 06, 2018
Cell biologist Martin Tresguerres A Scientist’s Life: Martín Tresguerres
Marine biologist discovers what organisms have in common and what makes them distinct at cellular level
Sep 05, 2018
Research Highlight: Study Finds Waves Trap Pollutants from River Outflows Along Shore
New findings on movement of contamination from river mouths could improve approaches to pollution monitoring
Sep 04, 2018
Researchers and dive officers perform a dive near Eilat, Israel in support of marine archaelological research, July 2018. Photo of the Week: Surfacing Selfie
Scientists look for submerged signs of coastal civilzations dating to Neolithic period
Aug 31, 2018
Landsat image of Cyanobacteria in Lake Okeechobee, July 4, 2018. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory Voyager: How is climate change affecting harmful algal blooms?
Neela W., 10, Jamaica Plain, Mass.
Aug 23, 2018
Photo of the Week: Icy Terminus
Scripps-led cruise studies fate of Greenland icebergs
Aug 23, 2018
National Archive photo of USS Abner Read at left; Project Recover image of gun turret from stern sunk Aug. 18, 1943, at right. Research Highlight: Project Recover Discovers Stern of World War II Destroyer off Remote Alaskan Island
Researchers from Scripps Oceanography, University of Delaware collaborate on find
Aug 21, 2018
The Gulf Stream, part of the larger Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation system. Photo: NASA Research Highlight: Climate Model Predicts Faster Warming for the North Atlantic Ocean
As aerosol emissions decline, heat uptake in the North Atlantic could increase dramatically
Aug 14, 2018
Photo of the Week: Rays in Sunshine
Bat rays flock to La Jolla Shores
Aug 10, 2018
Photo of the Week: Lander Wrangling
Bartlett Lab tests equipment for collecting deep-sea microbes
Aug 02, 2018
News media members film seawater temperature measurements at Scripps Pier, Aug. 2, 2018 Research Highlight: Highest-Ever Seawater Temperature Recorded at Scripps Pier
Sea surface reading of 25.9℃ (78.6 ℉) highest in 102 years of measurements
Aug 02, 2018
Scripps meteorologist with Air Force personnel aboard "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego A Scientist’s Life: Marty Ralph
Meteorologist pioneered study of atmospheric rivers impacting the western U.S.
Aug 01, 2018
March 2017 event in Manzanita Canyon drew nearly 1,000 4th graders to restore habitat. Photo: Ocean Discovery Institute Around the Pier: San Diego Canyon Restoration Helps a Community Prepare for Climate Risks
Removal of trash, invasive plant species improves ecology in a strip of nature surrounded by city
Jul 31, 2018
School of sardines Research Highlight: Modeling Technique Could Aid Estimates of Fish Populations
How many juvenile fish become adults in certain fisheries may be more predictable than previously thought
Jul 30, 2018
Scripps researchers Angela Zoumplis, Bethany Kolody, Ben Frable and "More Science in your Fiction" panel. Photo: Karen Martin Around the Pier: Scripps Scientists Bring the Science to Science Fiction at Comic-Con
“More Science in Your Fiction” panel explored the real science found in pop culture science fiction
Jul 30, 2018
Photo of the Week: Bound for the Bottom
Seafloor sensors await deployment aboard R/V Roger Revelle
Jul 27, 2018
Photo of the Week: Ladder to the Sea
Path to scientific diving course starts at Scripps PIer
Jul 13, 2018
Researchers gather sediment cores from Beaufort Sea during 2013 fieldwork. Photo: Lloyd Keigwin/WHOI Research Highlight: Evidence of Ancient Abrupt Climate Change Found in Arctic
Sought for decades, the physical traces of a profound climate feedback event are located
Jul 09, 2018
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