Scripps News Archives

Estimating the Feeding Habits of Corals May Offer New Insights on Resilient Reefs
New research reevaluates understanding of coral feeding and could aid in identifying coral reefs more resilient to bleaching events
Oct 18, 2018
Then-Scripps geoscience student Daniel Baggenstos in a Greenland firn cave, 2008 Research Highlight: Fieldwork in a Changing Field
Now that the future researchers predicted is here, climate change is changing how science is done
Oct 18, 2018
Photo of the Week: A sip of SODA
Taking a break from probing the Beaufort Sea
Oct 12, 2018
Scripps graduate student Emily Wei. Scripps Student Spotlight: Emily Wei
Geosciences graduate student uses research to unravel geological processes of the past
Oct 12, 2018
Scripps Hosts Public Events on Plastic Pollution Scripps Hosts Public Events on Plastic Pollution
The Science of Plastic in the Sea and Solutions for Marine Plastic Pollution
Oct 12, 2018
Scripps grad students Nicolas Blanc, Erica Ferrer, Garfield Kwan, and Sara Rivera will be attending SACNAS 2018. Scripps Oceanography Attends the 2018 SACNAS Conference
Q&A with four Scripps graduate students who will be attending the SACNAS Conference, an annual gathering that fosters diversity in science
Oct 10, 2018
The United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket launches with NASA's ICESat-2 satellite onboard. Photo: NASA/ Bill Ingalls Around the Pier: NASA Launches World’s Most Advanced Ice-Measuring Satellite into Orbit
Glaciologist Helen Fricker and other Scripps scientists played a role in advising the ICESat-2 mission
Oct 04, 2018
Researchers cast a CTD rosette off the coast of Greenland as part of OSNAP field project. Photo: Isabela Le Bras Photo of the Week: In the Land of Ice
Researchers cast a CTD amid Greenland Iceberg Field
Oct 04, 2018
Biological oceanographer Jeff Bowman A Scientist's Life: Jeff Bowman
Biological oceanographer studies how microbes, plankton interact with their habitats
Oct 03, 2018
Photo of the Week: Mallorca Moorings
Studying Mediterranean circulation with oceanographer Uwe Send
Sep 29, 2018
Scripps Oceanography student Jack Pan. Scripps Student Spotlight: Jack Pan
Oceanography graduate student is studying how phytoplankton play a role in Antarctic fjords
Sep 27, 2018
Patrick Brunson pipettes Pseudo-nitzschia diatoms at Andrew Allen Lab at the J. Craig Venter Institute. Photo: JCVI Research Highlight: Domoic Acid Decoded
Research into gene function in microalgae helps determine how toxins are made in oceanic harmful algal blooms
Sep 27, 2018
Microscopic view of domoic acid producing Pseudo-nitzschia diatom Domoic Acid Decoded: Scientists Discover Genetic Basis for How Harmful Algal Blooms Become Toxic
Research into gene function in microalgae helps determine how toxins are made in oceanic harmful algal blooms
Sep 27, 2018
The Project IDA network, part of a total of 150 seismic stations around the world administered by IRIS Long-running Seismic Network Awarded $16.7 Million Extension
National Science Foundation award will fuel continued Project IDA network operations
Sep 26, 2018
Research Highlight: U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change
UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing U.S. economy $250 billion per year
Sep 25, 2018
New Research Forecasts U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change
Novel UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing U.S. economy about $250 billion per year
Sep 25, 2018
Scripps Institution of Oceanography to Host Plastic Awareness Global Initiative Symposium
Scientists, government, conservationists and others come together to address plastic pollution in world’s oceans
Sep 24, 2018
Argo floats deployed from R/V Palmer during NSF-funded SOCCOM cruise to Southern Ocean. Photo: Greta Shum Human Causes Only Plausible Source of Warming in Southern Ocean
Synthesis of observational data and models shows trend not due to natural variability
Sep 24, 2018
Photo of the Week: Shoreside in Seattle
Scripps research vessels briefly share distant dock
Sep 21, 2018
Photo of the Week: Particular Process
Research eyes chemistry's connection to sea spray
Sep 14, 2018
Seawater under analysis by CAICE researchers at the Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Oceanography Research Highlight: NSF Awards $20 Million for Continued Study of Aerosols at UC San Diego
UC San Diego’s largest center awarded a five-year $20 million extension
Sep 10, 2018
Photo of the Week: Arctic Aloha
Researchers carry high spirits to the higher latitudes
Sep 06, 2018
Seawater under analysis by CAICE researchers at the Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Oceanography Atmospheric Aerosol Research Center Receives Continued NSF Funding to Investigate Human Impacts on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate
UC San Diego’s largest center awarded five-year $20 million extension
Sep 06, 2018
Joris Gieskes and David Sandwell Scripps Scientists Recognized by American Geophysical Union
Geophysicist David Sandwell to receive AGU 2018 Charles A. Whitten Medal, oceanographer Joris Gieskes named AGU Fellow
Sep 05, 2018
Scripps graduate student Dara Goldberg. Scripps Student Spotlight: Dara Goldberg
Geophysics graduate student is studying earthquakes to support early warning efforts
Sep 05, 2018