Scripps News Archives

Eric Keen From the Porthole: Scripps Student Awarded for Innovative Research on Whale Behavior
Eric Keen receives 2017 Frieman Prize
Jul 19, 2017
UC San Diego students show off a 'visualization cluster' to Birch Aquarium at Scripps staff in June Around the Pier: Birch Aquarium, UC San Diego Schools Fuse Design and Science Data in Innovative New Courses
Students design new ways for aquarium to share Scripps science with the world
Jul 18, 2017
Monthly mean sea surface temperature maximums observed by Argo network 2004-2017 Voyager: Is there a limit to how much sea temperatures can rise?
Sebastian S., 16, Coronado, Calif.
Jul 18, 2017
Andvord Bay, Antarctica, recently explored by Scripps ecologist Maria Vernet. Photo: Maria Stenzel Special Notice: Scripps Oceanography Ecologist Statement on What's Next for Larsen C Iceberg
This week's calving event a game changer for life in the Weddell Sea
Jul 14, 2017
Photo of the Week: Cetacean Signal
Acoustic Ecology Lab works to improve whale presence prediction
Jul 13, 2017
Larsen C crack in 2016. Photo: John Sonntag/NASA Special Notice: Statement from Scripps Oceanography Glaciologist on Larsen C Iceberg
Event in itself not necessarily cause for alarm, researcher says
Jul 12, 2017
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Scripps scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan. Around the Pier: Meeting of the Minds
Scripps leadership and scientists meet His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to discuss climate change, global concerns
Jul 06, 2017
Photo of the Week: Squad Goals
100 Island Challenge team befriends a frogfish
Jul 05, 2017
A mother and calf Cuvier's beaked whale are spotted off Guadalupe Island. Photo: Jennifer Trickey From the Field: Scripps Oceanography, INECC, and Sea Shepherd Study Elusive Cuvier’s Beaked Whale
Remote Mexican island is a hotspot for the rarely sighted species
Jul 03, 2017
Turf algae coats the surface of a coral reef section near Moorea, French Polynesia. Photo: Maggie D. Johnson Photo of the Week: Coral Turfed Out
Turf algae may come to dominate reefs if climate trends continue
Jun 30, 2017
Scripps physical oceanographer Nick Pizzo Research Highlight: A Wave’s “Sweet Spot” Revealed
Scripps researcher studies waves to help better forecast weather and climate
Jun 29, 2017
Number of days in Jan. 2016 surface melt was detected from passive microwave satellite observations. Image: Julien Nicolas/OSU Research Highlight: Scientists Report Large-Scale Melting Event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El Niño
Surface of ice sheet twice the size of California melted in one summer in what could become a regular occurrence
Jun 29, 2017
surfing A Wave’s “Sweet Spot” Revealed
Scripps researcher studies waves to help better forecast weather and climate
Jun 29, 2017
Red and blue research vessel sitting in drydock Photo of the Week: All Decked Out
R/V Sally Ride sports a new coat of paint
Jun 23, 2017
A "film" drop (red) and "jet" drop (blue) from bursting bubble filmed 8 milliseconds apart. Photo illustration: Dale Stokes Differences in Sea Spray Particle Chemistry Linked to Formation Processes of Drops by Bubbles in Breaking Waves
Sea spray aerosols which seed clouds over three-fourths of the earth are formed by “film” or “jet” droplets; exposing chemical distinction could improve climate models
Jun 19, 2017
A "film" drop (red) and "jet" drop (blue) from bursting bubble filmed 8 milliseconds apart. Photo illustration: Dale Stokes Research Highlight: Breakthrough Finding in Sea Spray Particle Chemistry
Sea spray aerosols that seed clouds over three-fourths of the earth are formed by “film” or “jet” droplets
Jun 19, 2017
Number of days in Jan. 2016 surface melt was detected from passive microwave satellite observations. Image: Julien Nicolas/OSU Scientists Report Large-Scale Surface Melting Event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El Niño
An ice sheet surface twice the size of California melted in one summer in what could become a regular occurrence
Jun 15, 2017
A Scientist’s Life: Tarik Benmarhnia
Climate change epidemiologist considers human health hazards
Jun 13, 2017
Fish Love Songs May Help Protect Them From Overfishing, Study Finds
Researchers develop new acoustic method to monitor health of fisheries
Jun 13, 2017
From left, Scripps students Natalya Gallo, Matt Costa, and Lynn Waterhouse at Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York On World Oceans Day, 1,100 Commitments Made to Protect the Seas
UC San Diego delegates attending United Nations conference inspired by subnational efforts
Jun 08, 2017