Latest explorations

Photo of the Week: Farewell Melville
Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez heads to sea

Scripps researchers analyzed tuna specimens for levels of pollutants in their tissue

Research Highlight: Pollutants in Fish Inhibit Humans' Natural Defense System
Scripps researchers suggest risk assessment to protect human health

In the News Now: Paris Deal's Carbon Cuts Miss Critical Warming Target
An Earth Day Editorial in USA Today

A man on a pier.

Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego Unveil Revitalized Ship Facility
Grand reopening of Nimitz Marine Facility showcases new pier and other enhancements to support Scripps’ research vessels

Researchers service an automated weather station in Antarctica's Andvord Bay. Photo: Maria Stenzel

From the Field (in Photos): Exploring an Antarctic Fjord
Scripps biological oceanographer Maria Vernet among chief scientists in FjordEco

Scripps Blogs

FjordEco: Fjord Ecosystem Structure and function on the west Antarctic Peninsula

Researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the University of Alaska at Fairbanks study fjord ecosystem dynamics in Antarctica

Hunt for the Ruby Seadragon

On March 29, 2016 a team of researchers will travel to Esperance, Western Australia on an expedition to study seadragons.