The Geosciences Research Division (GRD) is home to a diverse set of academics and staff whose interests cover a wide variety of topics in the atmospheric, marine, and solid Earth sciences. In many cases, these topics are cross-disciplinary, but they include essential components of the following core themes: the geochemistry of the solid, liquid and gaseous Earth, cosmochemistry (meteorites, asteroids and other planetary bodies), paleoceanography and paleoclimate, stratigraphy and sedimentology, geobiology and paleoecology, global and regional tectonics, paleomagnetism, and hydrogeology.

Research activities encompass modeling studies, laboratory experiments, and field-based expeditions, including ship-time.

 

GRD News

AlertWildfire cameras on top of Santiago Peak in Orange County, Calif. during the Holy Fire in August 2018. Seventy High-Tech Cameras Installed in Southern California Provide Eyes on Fire Prone Areas
ALERTWildfire cameras supported by UC San Diego improve situational awareness during wildfire events
Scripps graduate student Ariel Pezner Scripps Student Spotlight: Ariel Pezner
Biological oceanography graduate student is studying the effects of human-induced stressors on reef-building corals
Rough seas during an April 2018 Southern Ocean transit. Photo: B. Jack Pan Research Highlight: Ocean Warming Detected from Atmospheric Gas Measurements
Team led by Scripps and Princeton University scientists use oxygen, carbon dioxide measurements to infer ocean temperature increase

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