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Photo of the Week: Scripps Sunset
A dazzling winter sky accompanies a lone surfer
Jan 11, 2019
Images of marine invertebrate growth on plate installed off McMurdo Sound seafloor taken in 1974, 1989, and 2010 Research Highlight: How Marine Life Responds to Upheaval
Recent episode in Antarctica set off a chain of ecological events and offered a study in resilience
Jan 11, 2019
Research vessel Sally Ride at dock in front of orange, red and purple sunset Photo of the Week: Sally Ride Sunrise
Scripps research vessel to shed light on monsoonal mysteries and more in 2019
Dec 20, 2018
From left, vocal kelp forest fishes plain midshipman, garibaldi, and bocaccio. Photos: Margaret Marchaterre, Ed Bierman, NOAA Research Highlight: Monitoring Ocean Health Using Fish Sounds
Acoustic fish recordings could be less expensive way to monitor marine protected areas
Dec 17, 2018
Scripps graduate student Margaret Lindeman. Photo: Alex Hager Scripps Student Spotlight: Margaret Lindeman
Oceanography graduate student is studying ice-ocean interactions in Greenland’s fjords
Dec 11, 2018
SCMA co-director Tom Levy surveys the wreckage of a 4th Century BC shipwreck off Cyprus at more than 43 meters (140 feet) deep. Research Highlight: New Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology Seeks Answers to the End of Civilizations
Ancient shorelines could hold answers to human migration in Mediterranean
Dec 11, 2018
Scripps postdoctoral researcher Yassir Eddebbar (center) speaks at a panel discussion at COP24 climate talks in Katowice, Poland Photo of the Week: Taking the Word to COP24
International climate talks draw more than 30 from UC system
Dec 10, 2018
Catsharks and cusk eels on Gulf of California seafloor where oxygen levels are as little as three percent of those at surface Research Highlight: In Waters Nearly Oxygen-Free, Researchers Find Thriving Fish Populations
Scripps and MBARI researchers discover high numbers of two fish species in nearly anoxic region of Gulf of California
Dec 07, 2018
Geologist Emily Chin A Scientist’s Life: Emily Chin
Geologist uses surface rocks to understand what’s happening miles within Earth’s interior
Dec 07, 2018
UC San Diego Scientists Bringing New Science on Geoengineering, Atmospheric Rivers, Plummeting Oxygen in the Oceans to COP24
New results, policy analysis offered by leading-edge researchers in Katowice, Poland
Dec 04, 2018
Photo of the Week: Sea of Ice
Grad student captures lonely vista of the Southern Ocean
Nov 30, 2018
Scripps graduate student Jia Jia Zhang. Scripps Student Spotlight: Jia Jia Zhang
Chemical biology graduate student is studying the biosynthesis of marine natural products
Nov 27, 2018
Photo of the Week: Imperial Measurements
Sensor network to give coastal city advance notice of flooding
Nov 21, 2018
Scripps scientist Dan Rudnick leads Rear Admiral Nancy Hann on a tour of the Underwater Glider Laboratory at Scripps. Q&A with Rear Admiral Nancy Hann, Commanding Officer of NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations
Rear Admiral Hann discussed the importance of NOAA collaborations and partnerships during recent visit to Scripps Oceanography
Nov 09, 2018
Scripps graduate student Alfredo Giron. Photo: Josh Stewart Scripps Student Spotlight: Alfredo Giron
Oceanography graduate student is studying fishery sustainability in the Gulf of California
Nov 08, 2018
A Scientist’s Life: Kate Ricke
Modeler considers the social risks posed by climate change
Nov 08, 2018
Research Highlight: Study Suggests Which Feeds Could Work Best for Small-scale Freshwater Aquaculture
Scripps student worked with high school graduates in Malawi on local fish farming practices
Nov 06, 2018
Photo of the Week: Lost Ship Remembered
U.S. Navy honors crew of ship whose sunken stern was found by Project Recover
Nov 06, 2018
Rough seas during an April 2018 Southern Ocean transit. Photo: B. Jack Pan Research Highlight: Ocean Warming Detected from Atmospheric Gas Measurements
Team led by Scripps and Princeton University scientists use oxygen, carbon dioxide measurements to infer ocean temperature increase
Nov 05, 2018
Photo of the Week: Night Trawlers
Undergraduate marine biology students swarm over specimens
Nov 02, 2018