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Surface waves are visible near the terminus of a glacier in Norway.

Listen Up: Scripps Scientists Use Underwater Microphones to Study Calving Arctic Glacier
Researchers develop new method for measuring glacial retreat by analyzing underwater acoustic recordings of icebergs falling into the ocean

Photo: Rawpixel

Coastal Heat Waves Can Tax Public Health – Even Outside of Summer
Study of Southern California hospitalizations shows upticks attributable to heat driven by Santa Ana winds in fall, winter, and spring

Scripps Student Spotlight: Weiguang (Roger) Wu
Scripps undergraduate student pursues studying ocean science in the name of art

The Predaceous Diving Beetle is found in Southern California. Photo: Peter Bryant, University of California Irvine

Voyager: Are there any aquatic beetle species?
Taavi B., 7, Coronado, Calif.

Pancake ice in Antarctica's Andvord Bay. Photo: Maria Stenzel

New Research is the First to Relate Antarctic Sea Ice Melt to Weather Change in the Tropics
Diminishing sea ice translates to warmer ocean, more rain, and stronger trade winds