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Scientists searching for meteorites in Antarctica Scientists Find that Mars Likely Never had Global Magma Ocean New research from Scripps Oceanography and the University of Arizona
Mar 30, 2020
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
Mar 20, 2020
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
Mar 19, 2020
Microplastics found in a quarter of San Diego estuary fish Study examined plastics in coastal sediments and three species of fish
Mar 18, 2020
Copepod Tigriopus californicus Where’d You Get Those Genes? Individual Growth Can Vary Wildly When Populations Interbreed Scientists find that interactions between different types of DNA determine hybrid fitness
Mar 12, 2020
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
Mar 12, 2020
Headshots of three women. Celebrating Women in Science at Scripps Oceanography Q&A featuring reflections from three Scripps scientists in honor of Women’s History Month
Mar 08, 2020
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
Mar 06, 2020
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
Mar 05, 2020
Two scientists look at multiple screens showing deep-sea video footage being filmed by a remote operated vehicle. Deep-Sea Fish Community Structure Strongly Affected by Oxygen and Temperature Research on deep-sea fish density and diversity in the Gulf of California has implications for climate change
Mar 05, 2020