Research Highlights

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

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
State Report: Summers to be Hotter, Seas to be Higher this Century
Latest installment of state agency report offers new specifics to help protect California’s multi-billion-dollar infrastructure from climate change
Aug 09, 2012
Research Highlight: State Report Says Summers to be Hotter, Seas to be Higher this Century
Latest installment of state agency report offers new specifics to help protect California’s multi-billion-dollar infrastructure from climate change
Aug 09, 2012
Not of this World
New study argues that precious metals were brought to Earth by massive collisions relatively quickly after the solar system formed
Jul 25, 2012
Research Highlight: Not of this World
New study argues that precious metals were brought to Earth by massive collisions relatively quickly after the solar system formed
Jul 25, 2012
Research Highlight: New Analysis Confirms Fingerprint of Fossil Fuel Use in Rising Ocean Temperatures
Study finds broad consensus among state-of-the-art computer models, bolstering initial finding by Scripps researchers
Jun 25, 2012
New Analysis Confirms Fingerprint of Fossil Fuel Use in Rising Ocean Temperatures
Study finds broad consensus among state-of-the-art computer models, bolstering initial finding by Scripps researchers
Jun 21, 2012
Scripps Scientists Think Outside the Tank
Scripps study describes a field experimental system to investigate for the first time the effects of pH declines on coral reefs at the ecosystem level
Jun 13, 2012