Integrative Oceanography Division (IOD)

The organizing principle of the Integrative Oceanography Division  resides in a shared commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary science. "Integrative" denotes our philosophy that multiple approaches are important in creating a better understanding of the ocean system.

From pelagic to benthic ecology, shoreline to open ocean dynamics, data to information systems, our research encompasses field work, laboratory experimentation and computer modeling to acquire, integrate, synthesize and understand diverse data sets to elucidate the underlying dynamics of complex, multidimensional ocean systems.

IOD News

Scripps Oceanography student Jack Pan.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Jack Pan
Oceanography graduate student is studying how phytoplankton play a role in Antarctic fjords

Joris Gieskes and David Sandwell

Scripps Scientists Recognized by American Geophysical Union
Geophysicist David Sandwell to receive AGU 2018 Charles A. Whitten Medal, oceanographer Joris Gieskes named AGU Fellow

Landsat image of Cyanobacteria in Lake Okeechobee, July 4, 2018. Photo: NASA Earth Observatory

Voyager: How is climate change affecting harmful algal blooms?
Neela W., 10, Jamaica Plain, Mass.

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    Names and contact information for IOD's researchers and staff.

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    Data collected by a variety of California coastal studies and data-collection programs.