Research Highlights

News on research being conducted by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Urban Heat Has Large-scale Climate Effects
Researchers find that heat given off by metropolitan areas is powerful enough to influence winter warming
Jan 30, 2013
Drilling into the Unknown
Scripps researchers on mission to explore untouched lake beneath Antarctica
Jan 10, 2013
Coral Record Puts Present-Day El Niño Trends in Context
Coral Record Puts Present-Day El Niño Trends in Context
Jan 09, 2013
The Downside of ‘Paper Parks’
Are ineffective marine protected areas more dangerous than having none at all?
Dec 13, 2012
Keep Tahoe Oxic!
A high-resolution computer model forecasts that climate change will cause a gradual depletion of oxygen within the iconic lake
Dec 04, 2012
Breathtaking Secrets of Super Divers
Groundbreaking study describes how collapsed lungs aid sea lions during their astoundingly deep dives
Nov 12, 2012
Ocean Salinity Trends Show Human Fingerprint
Like ocean temperature, changes in last half-century only explicable in context of human-caused climate change
Nov 07, 2012
Research Highlight: Ocean Salinity Trends Show Human Fingerprint
Like ocean temperature, changes in last half-century only explicable in context of human-caused climate change
Nov 07, 2012
Research Highlight: Breathtaking Secrets of Super Divers
Groundbreaking study describes how collapsed lungs aid sea lions during their astoundingly deep dives
Nov 02, 2012
A Cautionary Tale of Clouds and Conclusions
Scripps researchers reveal error in paper that caused a media flurry
Sep 27, 2012
Research Highlight: A Cautionary Tale of Clouds and Conclusions
Scripps researchers reveal error in paper that caused a media flurry
Sep 27, 2012
Warning Signs in Nature
Shelled creatures reveal the story of a separated ocean and the millions of years of changes that followed
Sep 24, 2012
Research Highlight: Warning Signs in Nature
Shelled creatures reveal the story of a separated ocean and the millions of years of changes that followed
Sep 24, 2012
Scripps In New Round of Methane Hydrate Research
DOE award will support permafrost study
Sep 17, 2012
Research Highlight: Scripps Awarded Grant in New Round of Methane Hydrate Research
DOE award will support permafrost study
Sep 17, 2012
Turning Down the Noise
Researchers capitalize on reduction in ship traffic to analyze noise impacts on marine mammals
Sep 15, 2012
Research Highlight: Turning Down the Noise
Researchers capitalize on reduction in ship traffic to analyze noise impacts on marine mammals
Sep 05, 2012
Turning the Pages of Earth’s History
Scientists Go 120 Million Years and Back in Search of Paleoclimate CyclesScientists Go 120 Million Years and Back in Search of Paleoclimate Cycles
Aug 28, 2012
Research Highlight: Turning the Pages of Earth's History
Scientists go back 120 million years in search of paleoclimate cycles
Aug 28, 2012
Diogenite Not of This World: Precious Metal Meteorites
New study argues that precious metals were brought to Earth by massive collisions relatively quickly after the solar system formed
Aug 27, 2012
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