Scripps News Archives

New Climate Change Studies Minor Prepares Future Leaders
Solutions-based curriculum equips students to be next climate action heavyweights
Oct 10, 2019
Ancient Whale Named After Scripps Oceanography Father and Son Scientists
Richard and Ken Norris honored with Norrisanima miocaena
Oct 08, 2019
Biological oceanographer Mark Ohman and student Stephanie Sommer sort copepods during CCE-LTER cruise this summer Research Provides New Insight into Roles of Plankton in Marine Carbon Storage
Scripps-based ecological research program finds clues on how carbon gets stored in oceans
Oct 03, 2019
Photo of the Week: Above Deck
Archaeology team gets training on using Scripps's new coastal vessel
Oct 03, 2019
Scripps alumna and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications From the Sea to the Stars
Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling a lifelong dream
Oct 03, 2019
Ship crewmembers deploy a CTD rosette, a staple measurement method in CalCOFI cruises. Photo: Natalya Gallo On Board for the 70th Anniversary of an Iconic Science Program
Incoming Scripps student Amanda Leu experiences an observation program begun just after World War II
Sep 30, 2019
A Scientist’s Life: Kathy Barbeau
Marine chemist searches for exceedingly rare but vital elements that drive life in the oceans
Sep 30, 2019
Scripps Institution of Oceanography will serve as the location for a new Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise (COE). Coast Guard Partners with Scripps Oceanography to Establish Blue Technology Center of Expertise
New Center of Expertise will provide opportunities for identification, evaluation and transition of new blue technologies
Sep 30, 2019
Tasiilaq, Greenland, during a record hot July 2019.  Photo: James Holte Summer Broke Arctic Temperature Records. Here’s What Scripps Researchers Who Lived It Had to Say.
Scripps scientists say they need long-term data to understand true Arctic climate trends
Sep 30, 2019
Photo of the Week: Welcome to Space
Scripps alumna Jessica Meir arrives at International Space Station
Sep 26, 2019
Scripps Oceanography graduate student Grant Batzel. Scripps Student Spotlight: Grant Batzel
A passionate PhD student who makes the most out of his time at Scripps to study the slipper snail and become a well-rounded scientist
Sep 25, 2019
A coral reef in the Central Pacific. PC: Mike Fox Scientists Find that Corals Rely More on Hunting than Previously Thought
New findings could help scientists predict the fate of coral reefs
Sep 24, 2019
Photo of the Week: Godspeed, Jessica Meir
Scripps alumna blasts off for ISS Sept. 25
Sep 20, 2019
Imaged in satellite overflights, monsoon clouds fed by warm Indian Ocean spread over India. Photo: NASA Atlantic Ocean Circulation Influenced by Tropical Indian Ocean Warming Trends, Say Researchers
Effect could be maintaining the strength of a key European climate driver
Sep 16, 2019
Photo of the Week: Going SOLO
Lab prepares flock of Argo floats for deployment
Sep 13, 2019
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna to Receive 2019 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest
Genomics researcher and co-discoverer of CRISPR-Cas9 will deliver a free public lecture at Scripps Oceanography Oct. 7
Sep 12, 2019
Scientists Discover New Method of Communication in Crabs
Ghost crabs use structure in their stomach to communicate when agitated
Sep 11, 2019
SURF Program 2019: Student Profiles
The 2019 SURF Fellows spent a summer conducting research at Scripps Oceanography and gaining important insight on careers in science
Sep 09, 2019
A gray wahle breaching. Photo: Alisa Schulman-Janiger Research Highlight: Scientists Find Key Changes in Gray Whale Migration Routes off Southern California
Increasing numbers of gray whales migrating closer to shore could put whales at risk for ship strikes, entanglements, and pollution
Sep 05, 2019
Photo of the Week: Beam Team
Scripps team uses sensor-laden drone to measure coastal erosion
Sep 05, 2019
Olive Rockfish (Sebastes serranoides) caught and released as part of the California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program Research Highlight: Early Results Suggest California Marine Protected Areas are a Success
Seven years after completion of network, rebounds of certain species seen
Sep 05, 2019
Olive Rockfish (Sebastes serranoides) caught and released as part of the California Collaborative Fisheries Research Program Early Results Suggest California Marine Protected Areas are a Success
Seven years after completion of network, rebounds of certain species seen
Sep 05, 2019
Seen under the microscope, varied bits of plastic begin to accumulate in sediment after World War II Explosion in Plastic Pollution Post-World War II Seen in Marine Sediments
Surge in microplastics could serve as marker for “the Great Acceleration”
Sep 04, 2019
Seen under the microscope, varied bits of plastic begin to accumulate in sediment after World War II Research Highlight: Explosion in Plastic Pollution Post-World War II in Marine Sediments
Surge in microplastics could serve as marker for “the Great Acceleration”
Sep 04, 2019
NSF Awards San Diego Supercomputer Center and Partners $5.9 Million to Host EarthCube Office
Three-year grant brings increased leadership from Scripps Oceanography collaborators
Sep 03, 2019