explorations stories

A Scientist’s Life: Andrew Barton
Marine ecologist considers diversity of plankton and their roles in ecosystems
Sep 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: I See Sea Spiders
Researchers load up for Inner Shelf Dynamics project
Sep 07, 2017
Mark Merrifield Around the Pier: Sea-Level Rise Researcher to Lead Climate Center
Mark Merrifield to coordinate Scripps Oceanography’s effort to provide real-world response strategies to increasing climate instability
Sep 07, 2017
Bone scan of Yellowfin Fringehead (Neoclinus stephensae) Around the Pier: Scripps Collection to Participate in Project to Create 3-D Digital Archive of Every Vertebrate Genus
Specimens from Marine Vertebrate Collection among 20,000 to be scanned and archived
Sep 05, 2017
Photo of the Week: Reverberations
Acoustics symposium reunites renowned oceanographer, colleagues
Sep 01, 2017
Parrotfish and surgeonfish graze on turf algae at Hawaii's Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area Research Highlight: Protect Herbivores, Preserve Coral Reefs
Data from world’s first herbivore reserve suggests protection works to keep algae overgrowth in check
Aug 28, 2017
Photo of the Week: Plotting Puerto Rico
Documenting coastal heritage with drones and virtual reality tech
Aug 25, 2017
Cross-polarized light image of a portion of the interior of the lunar 'Rusty Rock' / NASA Research Highlight: Analysis of "Rusty" Lunar Rock Suggest the Moon's Interior Is Dry
The study contradicts a recently published paper, which suggested the moon’s interior is wet
Aug 22, 2017
Photo of the Week: Always a Welcome Sight
Marine mammals like to see and be seen
Aug 18, 2017
The amount of pollutants in yellowfin tuna tissue varies widely by region, Scripps researchers found. Photo: Lindsay Bonito Research Highlight: Pollutant Levels in Tuna Depend on Where They Are Caught
Scripps researchers find the amount of pollutants in tuna tissue varies widely by region
Aug 03, 2017
Photo of the Week: Rosette in Blue
CalCOFI's CTD photo captures the art of the sample
Aug 02, 2017
Marine biologist Andy Nosal A Scientist’s Life: Andy Nosal
Marine biologist specializes in behavior and ecology of sharks and rays
Aug 02, 2017
An iceberg calved from Larsen C ice shelf at far left had moved away as much as two miles in two weeks. Image courtesy of DLR Research Highlight: After the Break
How the separation of a state-sized iceberg changes ecology in a key region of ocean biology
Jul 31, 2017
Scripps Oceanography PhD student Natalya Gallo Around the Pier: Scripps Student Receives Switzer Environmental Fellowship
Natalya Gallo awarded for her passion and commitment to improving environmental conditions
Jul 26, 2017
Photo of the Week: Putting Science in your Comic-Con
Scripps scientists help reach out to pop culture audience
Jul 25, 2017
UC San Diego students show off a 'visualization cluster' to Birch Aquarium at Scripps staff in June Around the Pier: Birch Aquarium, UC San Diego Schools Fuse Design and Science Data in Innovative New Courses
Students design new ways for aquarium to share Scripps science with the world
Jul 18, 2017
Monthly mean sea surface temperature maximums observed by Argo network 2004-2017 Voyager: Is there a limit to how much sea temperatures can rise?
Sebastian S., 16, Coronado, Calif.
Jul 18, 2017
Photo of the Week: Cetacean Signal
Acoustic Ecology Lab works to improve whale presence prediction
Jul 13, 2017
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Scripps scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan. Around the Pier: Meeting of the Minds
Scripps leadership and scientists meet His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to discuss climate change, global concerns
Jul 06, 2017
Photo of the Week: Squad Goals
100 Island Challenge team befriends a frogfish
Jul 05, 2017