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Esteemed Scripps Climate Scientist Appointed as the Edward A. Frieman Presidential Chair in Climate Sustainability
Veerabhadran Ramanthan selected as inaugural holder of faculty chair that honors legacy of late Scripps director

Forecast map for the current year ending Sept. 30. Image: Mike Dettinger/CW3E

March Rains Fall Short of a Miracle but a Major Boost for Southern California, Some Help for the Sierras
Recent precipitation propels Southern California toward average; rest of state still behind

Microplastics found in a quarter of San Diego estuary fish
Study examined plastics in coastal sediments and three species of fish

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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

Illustration: Naeblys/istockphoto

Earth’s Mantle, Not Its Core, May Have Generated Planet’s Early Magnetic Field
Scripps Oceanography researcher’s assertion bolstered by series of new studies

Parasitic Worms Have Armies, and Produce More Soldiers When Needed
Study demonstrates for the first time that animal societies can adjust army size to meet threat levels in the wild

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniela Faggiani Dias
A PhD student hailing from Brazil seeks new ways to understand the mechanisms that enable scientists to make accurate climate predictions

Scripps Student Spotlight: India Dove
A recently-graduated marine biology student analyzes the changes in the population size structure of Nassau Grouper to assess their recovery from overexploitation

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniel Yee
Scripps PhD student pursues research in molecular and cell biology of diatoms responsible for a large portion of the planet’s photosynthesis and oxygen production

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