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Digital raster of the suction disc of a clingfish

Clinging on Tighter: Scientists Reenvision Bioinspired Suction Cup

New study and prototype design follow up previous efforts to recreate clingfish suction disc

Local Cures for the Climate Crisis

Book and event seek community remedies for the intertwined issues of climate change, public health and social justice

E/V Nautilus. Photo: Ocean Exploration Trust

Scientists to Study Biodiversity and Pharmaceutical Potential on Seafloor off California

Viewers can tune in live to watch trio of Scripps Oceanography researchers and their students explore the deep ocean

A woman scuba diving underwater

Scripps Student Spotlight: Alyssa Demko

PhD student fascinated by chemistry in the natural world pursues research on microbes

Photo: Schmidt Ocean Institute

Keeling Curve Receives Continuation Funding from Eric and Wendy Schmidt

$1.45M Grants Support Keeling Curve, Ocean pH Programs, Key Indicators of Global Warming

Mario Molina

Obituary Notice: Nobel Laureate Mario Molina

Pioneering atmospheric chemist

Talcahunao, Chile after 2010 tsuanmi. Photo: Peter Burgess EU/ECHO

Unveiling the Accuracy of Tsunami Predictions

New study validates accuracy in predicting the first wave, but weakness in forecasting ‘trailing’ waves

Photo: Tzido/istockphoto

Letter from Leading Researchers Urges Terminology Update, Shift in COVID-19 Guidance

Importance of moving activities outdoors and ensuring proper ventilation indoors stressed, as experts urge science community to clarify definitions

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Recognizing Latinx and Hispanic Excellence at Scripps

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we interviewed several members of the Latinx community at Scripps, including faculty, students, staff, and researchers

Researchers Use Satellite Imaging to Map Groundwater Use in California’s Central Valley

Satellite data reveal variability in the intensity of groundwater use for different crops, a boon for irrigation policymaking across the state

A weedy seadragon in the wild

SeadragonSearch: Using Community Science to Conserve Australia’s Charismatic Animals

Community-driven research initiative uses artificial intelligence tools to identify seadragons from uploaded photos; resulting data will inform conservation policy

A man on a ship

Scripps Student Spotlight: Channing Prend

PhD student seeks answers about the Southern Ocean in order to better understand how it aids the global climate system

Two men on a research pier overlooking the ocean

Scripps Alumni Spotlight: V. Elliott Smith

Researcher and author V. Elliott Smith, PhD '68, reflects on his career and discusses his new mystery novel

Winnie Chu (left) and watchmates begin a rainy graveyard shift aboard R/V Sally Ride

Research Experience aboard R/V Sally Ride a.k.a. 'SWEET BOAT GIG 2020'

Students from around the country get a taste of ship life

A Scientist’s Life: Jade d’Alpoim Guedes

Archaeologist considers how history can guide society as it deals with climate change

Scripps Student Spotlight: Gabriela Negrete-García

Passionate PhD student pursues research on climate change affecting phytoplankton communities in the Arctic

Profile photos of eight college students; seven women and one man

Scripps Welcomes Eight New Community Engagement Fellows

Community Engagement Fellows dedicate their efforts to developing equity, diversity, and inclusion for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography community

NASA image of clouds over earth.

Scripps Receives NOAA Award to Study Clouds, One of the Largest Uncertainties in Climate Change

The MAPP project will examine the relationship between low cloud “hot-spots” and Earth’s global climate sensitivity

Lake Sonoma. Sonoma Water is a founding member of the Water Affiliates Group.

New Water Affiliates Group Forms at Scripps’ Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes

A new membership program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography leverages the latest atmospheric river science to optimize water resource management

fish eye

Acidic Fish Eyes See Better

'Gas-gland' in the head of fish helps boost oxygen to the eyes

Tammy Russell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Tammy Russell

Scripps PhD student studying seabird foraging ecology finds ways to support conservation

SeaSCAPE Experiment in Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Ocean Microbes Could Interact with Pollution to Influence Climate

Preliminary findings from SeaSCAPE experiment presented at American Chemical Society meeting

The science party aboard R/V Sally Ride. Laura Lilly is at far left at rear; Angela Klemmedson is fourth from right.

All-Female Science Party aboard R/V Sally Ride Continues 71-year CalCOFI Measurement Series

Researchers honor pioneering astronaut and legacy of iconic science program

Remnants of the Wordie Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula

Satellite Record Gives Unprecedented View of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melt Pattern over 25 Years

New estimates of ice shelf melting around Antarctica since the 1990s show where and when ice has been lost and where meltwater entered the Southern Ocean

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