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The Story of My Octopus
A bond between PhD student and eight-armed friend
Dec 03, 2019
Photo: UNFCCC Media Advisory: Scripps Institution of Oceanography Schedule of Events During Week One at COP25
Newest research on atmospheric rivers, Antarctic contributions to sea-level rise, and more to be released
Dec 02, 2019
Scripps Student Spotlight: Emily Kunselman
A graduate student investigates the benefits of bacteria found in oyster microbiomes
Nov 25, 2019
Downtown Kolkata during July 2018 monsoon. Photo: Debarchan Chatterjee /iStockphoto Climate Change Expected to Shift Location of East Asian Monsoons
New study finds warming climate could lead to profound changes in the subtropical climate
Nov 18, 2019
The 2018 Woolsey Fire. Photo courtesy of Peter Buschmann The Race to Stay Ahead of Wildfires
UC San Diego matches increased fire danger with improved monitoring capability
Nov 07, 2019
Kelp: The Next Superfood?
Adding this brown seaweed to your plate can help not only your health, but the planet’s as well
Nov 04, 2019
Scripps Student Spotlight: Anai Novoa
Graduate student investigates the role and future of parasites when their hosts respond to climate change
Oct 30, 2019
Photo: Marc Adams Voyager: How are jellyfish connected to climate change?
Nicholas O., 10, San Diego, Calif.
Oct 29, 2019
U.S. and Indian scientists prior to July monsoon expedition in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: San Nguyen Technological Feats Highlight Scripps Oceanography Monsoon Research
Scientists examine a weather phenomenon central to the lives of billions from multiple angles
Oct 29, 2019
Renowned Scientific Drilling Vessel with Ties to Scripps Visits San Diego
Scripps community members and scientists visit the JOIDES Resolution during its first U.S. port call in more than a decade
Oct 28, 2019
Clingfish biology inspires better suction cup
New devices can hold up to hundreds of times their own weight
Oct 22, 2019
Ken Melville: 1946-2019 Obituary Notice: Ken Melville, 1946-2019
Physical oceanographer and former Scripps deputy director revolutionized study of waves, air-sea interaction
Oct 21, 2019
Sarah Aarons, Julia Diaz, Dovi Kacev, and Amina Schartup Four New Faculty Members Join Scripps Oceanography
Scripps welcomes Sarah Aarons, Julia Diaz, Dovi Kacev, and Amina Schartup to its academic ranks
Oct 16, 2019
Biological oceanographer Lisa Levin describes deep-sea organisms to students during a recent field course. Photo: Cody Gallo Taking the Heat
Scripps researcher contributes to major international report showing dangerous consequences of a warming ocean
Oct 15, 2019
New Climate Change Studies Minor Prepares Future Leaders
Solutions-based curriculum equips students to be next climate action heavyweights
Oct 10, 2019
Ancient Whale Named After Scripps Oceanography Father and Son Scientists
Richard and Ken Norris honored with Norrisanima miocaena
Oct 08, 2019
Biological oceanographer Mark Ohman and student Stephanie Sommer sort copepods during CCE-LTER cruise this summer Research Provides New Insight into Roles of Plankton in Marine Carbon Storage
Scripps-based ecological research program finds clues on how carbon gets stored in oceans
Oct 03, 2019
Photo of the Week: Above Deck
Archaeology team gets training on using Scripps's new coastal vessel
Oct 03, 2019
Scripps alumna and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications From the Sea to the Stars
Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling a lifelong dream
Oct 03, 2019
Ship crewmembers deploy a CTD rosette, a staple measurement method in CalCOFI cruises. Photo: Natalya Gallo On Board for the 70th Anniversary of an Iconic Science Program
Incoming Scripps student Amanda Leu experiences an observation program begun just after World War II
Sep 30, 2019
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