Research Highlights

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

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
Research Highlight: Scripps Scientists Think Outside the Tank
Experimental field system successfully replicates the effects of pH declines on coral reef ecosystems
Jun 13, 2012
The Little Ice Age Was Global, Scripps Researchers Say
The 450-year cooling period was experienced in both Southern and Northern hemispheres
Jun 07, 2012
Research Highlight: The Little Ice Age Was Global, Scripps Researchers Say
The 450-year cooling period was experienced in both Southern and Northern hemispheres
Jun 07, 2012
Research Highlight: Housing Boom: 100-fold Increase in Plastic Trash ‘Homes’ Alters Marine Insect’s Habitat
Data from graduate student expedition used to reveal a 40-year upsurge in ocean garbage
May 10, 2012
Housing Boom: 100-fold Increase in Plastic Trash ‘Homes’ Alters Marine Insect’s Habitat
Housing Boom: 100-fold Increase in Plastic Trash ‘Homes’ Alters Marine Insect’s Habitat
May 09, 2012
Once-Ultrarare Heatwaves Could Become Common, Scripps Researchers Tell California Energy Community
Scripps researchers brief utilities, resource managers on climate’s potential impact on their operations
May 03, 2012
Research Highlight: Once-Ultrarare Heatwaves Could Become Common, Scripps Researchers Tell California Energy Community
Scripps researchers brief utilities, resource managers on climate’s potential impact on their operations
May 02, 2012
Research Highlight: Declines in Caribbean Coral Reefs Pre-date Climate Change Damage
Novel excavation technique attributes prior damage to land clearing and overfishing
Mar 29, 2012
Research Highlight: Scripps Delivers Science to James Cameron’s Historic Dive into the Abyss
‘Deepsea Challenge’ dives to further explore the deepest sea
Mar 28, 2012
Research Highlight: Massive Fish Spawning Migration Comes into Focus
Scientists, fishermen, and locals collaborate to study and protect a fragile breeding site in Baja
Feb 24, 2012
Massive Fish Spawning Migration Comes into Focus
Scientists, fishermen, and locals collaborate to study and protect a fragile breeding site in Baja
Feb 23, 2012
Research Highlight: The Story Behind Hitchcock’s Crazed ‘Birds’
Oceanographic collection and 60-year marine monitoring program keys to new report on out-of-control birds
Feb 02, 2012
The Story Behind Hitchcock’s Crazed ‘Birds’
Oceanographic collection and 60-year marine monitoring program keys to new report on out-of-control birds
Feb 01, 2012
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