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Undergraduate students at Scripps Oceanography aboard a cruise on R/V Robert Gordon Sproul.

Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Among New Majors Offered at UC San Diego
Undergraduates get hands-on training to tackle real-world issues

Scientists Matthew Alford (left) and Thomas Peacock at sea during study of potential seabed mining effects, February 2018

Collaborative Scientific Research Is Needed to Inform the Future of Seabed Mining
There’s an opportunity to establish guidelines before operations to extract valuable minerals from the ocean becomes widespread, researchers say

Beach surveys via ATV. Photo: Daron Case

Just Add Sand
Sand nourishment projects aim to preserve California’s iconic sandy beaches

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Photo of the Week: Twice as Nice
Sun shines through sampling nets off California coast

Brice Semmens (right) participates in a Google Hangout at a grouper spawning aggregation site. Photo: Joshua Stewart

Research Highlight: Grouper Moon Project Uses Scripps Science to Revive a Caribbean Fish
The Nassau Grouper is in the midst of a comeback thanks to conservation and technology

The marine worm Trilobodrilus ellenscrippsae is named for Scripps' founding benefactor

Around the Pier: Species Named for Scripps Founding Benefactor
Researchers select Ellen Browning Scripps as namesake of annelid found on La Jolla Shores

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William Easterling, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation.

Q&A with William Easterling, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation
Easterling, head of the Directorate for Geosciences, discussed his vision for NSF and funding priorities during a recent visit to Scripps Oceanography

Antenna installation on a microwave tower to connect a nearby fire station to HPWREN. Courtesy of HPWREN/SDSC

CENIC Recognizes Technology Projects to Combat California Wildfires
Scripps HPWREN program among awardees

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Salty Cinema Series Brings Global Discussion on Plastics to the Big Screen
Scripps Oceanography MAS alumni make a big splash with environmentally conscious film screening series

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