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Patrick Brunson pipettes Pseudo-nitzschia diatoms at Andrew Allen Lab at the J. Craig Venter Institute. Photo: JCVI Research Highlight: Domoic Acid Decoded
Research into gene function in microalgae helps determine how toxins are made in oceanic harmful algal blooms
Sep 27, 2018
Research Highlight: U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change
UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing U.S. economy $250 billion per year
Sep 25, 2018
Photo of the Week: Shoreside in Seattle
Scripps research vessels briefly share distant dock
Sep 21, 2018
Photo of the Week: Particular Process
Research eyes chemistry's connection to sea spray
Sep 14, 2018
Seawater under analysis by CAICE researchers at the Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Oceanography Research Highlight: NSF Awards $20 Million for Continued Study of Aerosols at UC San Diego
UC San Diego’s largest center awarded a five-year $20 million extension
Sep 10, 2018
Photo of the Week: Arctic Aloha
Researchers carry high spirits to the higher latitudes
Sep 06, 2018
Scripps graduate student Dara Goldberg. Scripps Student Spotlight: Dara Goldberg
Geophysics graduate student is studying earthquakes to support early warning efforts
Sep 05, 2018
Cell biologist Martin Tresguerres A Scientist’s Life: Martín Tresguerres
Marine biologist discovers what organisms have in common and what makes them distinct at cellular level
Sep 05, 2018
Research Highlight: Study Finds Waves Trap Pollutants from River Outflows Along Shore
New findings on movement of contamination from river mouths could improve approaches to pollution monitoring
Sep 04, 2018
Researchers and dive officers perform a dive near Eilat, Israel in support of marine archaelological research, July 2018. Photo of the Week: Surfacing Selfie
Scientists look for submerged signs of coastal civilzations dating to Neolithic period
Aug 31, 2018
Landsat image of Cyanobacteria in Lake Okeechobee, July 4, 2018. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory Voyager: How is climate change affecting harmful algal blooms?
Neela W., 10, Jamaica Plain, Mass.
Aug 23, 2018
Photo of the Week: Icy Terminus
Scripps-led cruise studies fate of Greenland icebergs
Aug 23, 2018
National Archive photo of USS Abner Read at left; Project Recover image of gun turret from stern sunk Aug. 18, 1943, at right. Research Highlight: Project Recover Discovers Stern of World War II Destroyer off Remote Alaskan Island
Researchers from Scripps Oceanography, University of Delaware collaborate on find
Aug 21, 2018
The Gulf Stream, part of the larger Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation system. Photo: NASA Research Highlight: Climate Model Predicts Faster Warming for the North Atlantic Ocean
As aerosol emissions decline, heat uptake in the North Atlantic could increase dramatically
Aug 14, 2018
Graduate student Rishi Sugla visits the salt flats of Jujuy, Argentina. Scripps Student Spotlight: Rishi Sugla
Geosciences graduate student uses interdisciplinary skillset to study Earth’s ancient oxygen levels
Aug 14, 2018
Photo of the Week: Rays in Sunshine
Bat rays flock to La Jolla Shores
Aug 10, 2018
Photo of the Week: Lander Wrangling
Bartlett Lab tests equipment for collecting deep-sea microbes
Aug 02, 2018
News media members film seawater temperature measurements at Scripps Pier, Aug. 2, 2018 Research Highlight: Highest-Ever Seawater Temperature Recorded at Scripps Pier
Sea surface reading of 25.9℃ (78.6 ℉) highest in 102 years of measurements
Aug 02, 2018
Scripps meteorologist with Air Force personnel aboard "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego A Scientist’s Life: Marty Ralph
Meteorologist pioneered study of atmospheric rivers impacting the western U.S.
Aug 01, 2018
March 2017 event in Manzanita Canyon drew nearly 1,000 4th graders to restore habitat. Photo: Ocean Discovery Institute Around the Pier: San Diego Canyon Restoration Helps a Community Prepare for Climate Risks
Removal of trash, invasive plant species improves ecology in a strip of nature surrounded by city
Jul 31, 2018
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