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Saharan dust makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: NOAA Air Pollution’s Connection to Infant Mortality New study reveals air pollution, even from natural sources, has critical impacts on child health
Jul 01, 2020
Birch Aquarium is Reopening! Public opening is July 4, with member preview days July 1-3
Jun 30, 2020
Members of a CCE-LTER cruise departing July 1 serenade each other during quarantine. Photo: Laura Lilly Scripps Oceanography Research Cruises Resume – With Limitations Scientists deal with substantial procedural changes to ensure safety during COVID-19
Jun 29, 2020
Scripps Student Spotlight: Vanessa ZoBell PhD student fascinated by the intelligence and mystery of whales studies ship noise impacts on baleen whales in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary
Jun 24, 2020
The new Pop-Up SURF program will allow more students to participate in a remote summer research experience. Scripps Oceanography’s 2020 SURF Program Continues During COVID-19 Despite the pandemic, Scripps’ undergraduate summer research program that aims to increase diversity in geosciences carries on and expands with new virtual offering
Jun 24, 2020
Blue whale fluke. PC: Angela Szesciorka Blue Whales Are Arriving in Southern California Earlier and Earlier Scientists find that blue whales are timing their migration around the previous year’s krill abundance
Jun 17, 2020
From left, new PhDs Sara Rivera, Osinachi Ajoku, Alyssa Griffin, Matthew Costa, Kara Voss, and Garfield Kwan What's Next for Scripps' New PhDs? A cross-section of new doctorate holders share their plans
Jun 12, 2020
Two men stand near a wall. Two Scripps Oceanography Students Honored for Exceptional Research Travis Courtney awarded Chancellor’s Dissertation Medal; William Chapman awarded Frieman Prize
Jun 12, 2020
Rise of Carbon Dioxide Unabated Seasonal peak exceeds 417 parts per million at Mauna Loa observatory
Jun 04, 2020
A student works at a laptop in front of a window with a view of a cliff. Students Poised to Tackle Environmental Challenges in ‘Hacking for the Oceans’ Course New course offering led by Scripps Oceanography enables students to develop solutions to real-world problems facing the ocean
Jun 04, 2020
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