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Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown directs statewide mandatory water reductions, April 1, 2015

Coping with Drought
Scripps Research Helps California Manage Water Resources

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County road in Berthoud, Colorado washed away by the September 2013 Colorado Front Range floods. Credit: Lornay Hansen/CIRES

Colorado’s Biggest Storms Can Happen Anytime, New Study Finds
Storms show a “diverse seasonality,” following seasonal patterns in some regions, but not others

Two New Studies of Rocks Show Earliest Forms of Life in Antarctic Ice Caves and in South African Lava
Discovery of physical fossils validated in new science papers

A woman smiles near a cherry blossum tree.

Scripps Alumna Amy Bowman Heads to Washington D.C. for Sea Grant Knauss Fellowship
Bowman will spend the next year working on ocean science policy and communication for NOAA Fisheries

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A Scientist's Life: Ryan Hechinger
Marine biologist considers parasites to study broad ecological questions

Bioluminescent flash

Research Highlight: The Force behind Nature’s Light
Study uses algal cells to ‘shed light’ on sensing mechanical forces

Around the Pier: Inaugural Conference Connects Local High School Students to Atmospheric Research
Students present results from environmental science projects

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

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Artistic Display Brings Zooplankton into Focus
UCSD student’s new art show inspired by collaboration with the Jaffe Lab at Scripps

Image of ocean eddies. Image: NASA/JPL

Revelle Lecture at Scripps: Overturning Assumptions on Ocean Circulation
Free public presentation on May 19 explores the role of ocean circulation on climate and new research on how it may change in coming decades

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New Summer Program Teaches High School Students the Science of Climate Change and How to Impact Policy in Washington
Environmental program offered through UC San Diego Extension’s Academic Connections program, in partnership with Scripps Oceanography