The front of Antarctica's Getz Ice Shelf. Photo: Jeremy Harbeck/NASA New Study Reveals Strong El Niño Events Cause Large Changes in Antarctic Ice Shelves Oscillations of water temperature in the tropical Pacific Ocean can induce rapid melting of Antarctic ice shelves
Jan 08, 2018
Sally Ride Science Junior Academy students Lineup of Free Sally Ride Science Workshops at Local Libraries Expands with New Courses Hands-on workshops led by instructors and students from UC San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Jan 08, 2018
Low oxygen caused the death of corals and crabs in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Photo: Arcadio Castillo/Smithsonian The Ocean Is Losing Its Breath In broadest view yet of world’s low oxygen, scientists reveal dangers and solutions
Jan 04, 2018
Antarctic Ice Core New Study Identifies Thermometer for the Past Global Ocean Researchers now able to reconstruct past ocean temperatures
Jan 04, 2018
Photo of the Week: A Colorful Christmas PhD student Adi Khen updates vintage Scripps image
Dec 22, 2017
Peacock spider Maratus robinsoni. Photo courtesy coauthor Jurgen Otto. Studying Nature’s Smallest Rainbows, Produced by Peacock Spiders, May Inspire New Optical Technologies Intense rainbow iridescence found to come from specialized scales on the spiders
Dec 22, 2017
Cliffs along the California coast On the Precipice: Study Identifies California Cliffs at Risk of Collapse A California Sea Grant-funded study provides the largest analysis of cliff erosion throughout the state and provides a new hazard index for determining which areas are at most risk
Dec 20, 2017
R/V Sally Ride at sea From the Field: Night Shift in the Santa Barbara Channel UC Ship Funds program supports research by UC Santa Barbara students
Dec 14, 2017
Bioluminescent Worm Found to Have Iron Superpowers New Scripps-led study finds common sea worm produces ferritin eight times more efficiently than humans
Dec 14, 2017
Photo of the Week: Cold Hands, Warm Heart Birch Aquarium, UC San Diego Library’s Digital Media Lab print brace for turtle
Dec 12, 2017
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