Scripps News Archives

Estimated surface temperature trend 1967-2017. Data accessed from NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Sept. 18, 2017 Research Highlight: New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050
Sep 18, 2017
RV Sally Ride off Point Sal Photo of the Week: Point of Discovery
Multi-ship Inner Shelf Dynamics projects continues off Point Sal
Sep 15, 2017
Researchers projected warming scenarios that vary based on what societal actions are taken to reduce emissions New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050
Sep 14, 2017
View of an atmospheric river that made landfall in California on Feb. 16, 2017 California’s Climate Future Suggests More Volatility and a Key Role for Atmospheric Rivers
Management of water resources could become more challenging
Sep 12, 2017
Photo: MistikaS/iStock Rising CO2 Leading to Changes in Land Plant Photosynthesis
Suggests that plants have achieved an optimum response to rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere
Sep 11, 2017
A Scientist’s Life: Andrew Barton
Marine ecologist considers diversity of plankton and their roles in ecosystems
Sep 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: I See Sea Spiders
Researchers load up for Inner Shelf Dynamics project
Sep 07, 2017
Mark Merrifield Around the Pier: Sea-Level Rise Researcher to Lead Climate Center
Mark Merrifield to coordinate Scripps Oceanography’s effort to provide real-world response strategies to increasing climate instability
Sep 07, 2017
Mark Merrifield Sea-Level Rise Researcher to Lead Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
Mark Merrifield to coordinate Scripps Oceanography’s effort to provide real-world response strategies to increasing climate instability
Sep 07, 2017
Bone scan of Yellowfin Fringehead (Neoclinus stephensae) Around the Pier: Scripps Collection to Participate in Project to Create 3-D Digital Archive of Every Vertebrate Genus
Specimens from Marine Vertebrate Collection among 20,000 to be scanned and archived
Sep 05, 2017
Photo of the Week: Reverberations
Acoustics symposium reunites renowned oceanographer, colleagues
Sep 01, 2017
Parrotfish and surgeonfish graze on turf algae at Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area Protect Herbivores, Preserve Coral Reefs
Data from world’s first herbivore reserve suggest protection works to keep algae overgrowth in check
Aug 30, 2017
Parrotfish and surgeonfish graze on turf algae at Hawaii's Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area Research Highlight: Protect Herbivores, Preserve Coral Reefs
Data from world’s first herbivore reserve suggests protection works to keep algae overgrowth in check
Aug 28, 2017
Photo of the Week: Plotting Puerto Rico
Documenting coastal heritage with drones and virtual reality tech
Aug 25, 2017
Collecting ice samples at Antarctica's Taylor Glacier Natural Methane “Time Bomb” Unlikely to Wreak Climate Havoc
But human-caused fossil methane emissions larger than previously believed
Aug 23, 2017
Cross-polarized light image of a portion of the interior of the lunar 'Rusty Rock' / NASA Research Highlight: Analysis of "Rusty" Lunar Rock Suggest the Moon's Interior Is Dry
The study contradicts a recently published paper, which suggested the moon’s interior is wet
Aug 22, 2017
Analysis of "Rusty" Lunar Rock Suggest the Moon's Interior Is Dry
The study contradicts a recently published paper, which suggested the moon’s interior is wet
Aug 21, 2017
Geisel Library at UC San Diego Drone Truthing
UC San Diego researchers developing new high-tech approach to detecting structural damage during extreme events such as earthquakes
Aug 17, 2017
Wolf Berger Obituary Notice: Wolf Berger, Pioneer of Paleoceanography
From Scripps student to interim director, Berger was an ambassador for ocean science
Aug 10, 2017
Yellowfin tuna Location, Location, Location: Pollutant Levels in Tuna Depend on Where They Are Caught
Scripps researchers find the amount of pollutants in tuna tissue varies widely by region
Aug 03, 2017
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