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Estimated surface temperature trend 1967-2017. Data accessed from NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Sept. 18, 2017 Research Highlight: New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050
Sep 18, 2017
RV Sally Ride off Point Sal Photo of the Week: Point of Discovery
Multi-ship Inner Shelf Dynamics projects continues off Point Sal
Sep 15, 2017
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
2017 SURF students SURF Program 2017: Student Profiles
The 2017 SURF fellows spent a summer conducting research at Scripps Oceanography
Aug 23, 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
Wolf Berger Obituary Notice: Wolf Berger, Pioneer of Paleoceanography
From Scripps student to interim director, Berger was an ambassador for ocean science
Aug 10, 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
Eric Keen From the Porthole: Scripps Student Awarded for Innovative Research on Whale Behavior
Eric Keen receives 2017 Frieman Prize
Jul 19, 2017
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