Research Highlights

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

From the Sahara to the Sierra, a Stormy End for Dust and Biomatter
UCSD researchers find that dust and other aerosols from one side of the world influence rainfall in another
Feb 28, 2013
Research Highlight: From the Sahara to the Sierra, a Stormy End for Dust and Bioparticles
UCSD researchers find that dust and other aerosols from one side of the world influence rainfall in another
Feb 28, 2013
Rewriting the Sea Lily Family History
Scripps researcher leads DNA study tracing sea animal ancestry before the dawn of dinosaurs
Feb 22, 2013
Research Highlight: Rewriting the Sea Lily Family History
Scripps researcher leads DNA study tracing sea animal ancestry before the dawn of dinosaurs
Feb 20, 2013
Research Highlight: Greenland Ice Cores Hint at Sea-level Rise Future
The Greenland ice sheet did not melt as much as expected during a recent warming period but that may mean Antarctic ice sheets melted more than expected
Feb 06, 2013
Research, 60 Years in the Making
Manuscript published posthumously details early life stages of rare giant crustacean
Feb 05, 2013
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
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