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Photo of the Week: Featherweight
A spectacular specimen in the Echinoderm Tree of Life
Feb 03, 2017
Photo of the Week: Wave of Wonder
Large waves roll under Scripps Pier during last weekend's stormy weather
Jan 26, 2017
Miniature autonomous underwater explorers Research Highlight: Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life
Scripps researchers collaborate on new technology study using “robotic plankton”
Jan 24, 2017
Researchers raised squid embryos like this one in conditions that simulate possible oceans of the future Research Highlight: A Story of Survival
Market squid embryo experiment suggests invertebrate has a hardiness that will come in handy in future ocean conditions
Jan 19, 2017
Researchers prepare a miniROV during expedition in search of the Ruby Seadragon Research Highlight: Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild
Surprising anatomical features found in the newly discovered species
Jan 12, 2017
Photo of the Week: Science Diplomacy
As U.S. Science Envoy, Scripps Oceanography's Leinen promotes closer ties with Chile
Jan 12, 2017
Scripps Pier record of ocean temperature trend Voyager: How Has Climate Change Affected the Oceans at a Local Level, Particularly La Jolla Shores (San Diego, Calif.)?
Jocelyne R., 16, San Diego, Calif.
Jan 12, 2017
Students onboard a research vessel. Around the Pier: Student-led Cruise Puts R/V Sally Ride to the Test
Scripps graduate students and scientists employed ship’s state-of-the-art equipment during three-day research expedition off La Jolla
Jan 12, 2017
North Atlantic Ocean cooling scenario following collapse of Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Research Highlight: Climate Model Suggests Collapse of Atlantic Circulation Is Possible
Primary circulation pattern in the Atlantic is assumed to be stable by most scientists, but new simulation suggests collapse could happen if atmospheric greenhouse gases continue to increase
Jan 10, 2017
NOAA GOES satellite imagery of atmospheric water vapor reaching California Jan. 7 In the News Now: Scripps Scientists Monitoring Massive Atmospheric River
Size of Storm Aimed at Central California Raises Flood Concerns
Jan 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: Going with the floe
Deploying floats, gathering data in the Southern Ocean
Jan 05, 2017
Photo of the Week: Depth Projection
Interactive exhibit at Birch Aquarium illustrates sonar mapping
Dec 21, 2016
Around the Pier: Scripps Informs Science Policy at International Climate Conference
Largest-ever delegation of Scripps and UC students and researchers brought scientific knowledge to COP22 climate conference
Dec 08, 2016
Photo of the Week: Oregon Sunrise
Deploying coastal buoys has its scenic side
Dec 08, 2016
Scripps marine ecologist Emily Kelly studying reef fish in Hawaii. Credit: Don McLeish Research Highlight: Lawnmowers of the Sea
Study analyzed reef fish grazing behaviors to understand coral reef health
Dec 07, 2016
Triton Innovation Challenge trophies Around the Pier: Challenge Showcases Marketable Technologies for the Environment
Three Scripps Oceanography teams reach finals
Dec 07, 2016
Video: How Bacteria Make It Rain (with Kim Prather)
Chemical and Engineering News profiles aerosol research of UC San Diego scientist
Dec 05, 2016
Cultures of three marine bacteria that make the compound pentabromopseudilin Research Highlight: Marine Microbes Could Help Clean Up Environmental Pollutants
Scripps-led study on marine bacteria could have important environmental applications
Dec 02, 2016
Photo of the Week: Deploying Jason
R/V Sally Ride takes remotely-operated vehicle out to sea
Dec 01, 2016
Photo of the Week: Caribbean Survey
Sandin Lab and Waitt Foundation document coral and fish biodiversity
Nov 23, 2016