Scripps News Archives

Winters Becoming Shorter in Mountainous Western U.S.
Using new method, a study by Scripps Oceanography researcher finds that snowpack is melting earlier in the year
Dec 12, 2018
Scripps graduate student Margaret Lindeman. Photo: Alex Hager Scripps Student Spotlight: Margaret Lindeman
Oceanography graduate student is studying ice-ocean interactions in Greenland’s fjords
Dec 11, 2018
SCMA co-director Tom Levy surveys the wreckage of a 4th Century BC shipwreck off Cyprus at more than 43 meters (140 feet) deep. Research Highlight: New Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology Seeks Answers to the End of Civilizations
Ancient shorelines could hold answers to human migration in Mediterranean
Dec 11, 2018
Phytoplankton Researchers discover new region of iron limitation in ocean
Scientists find that iron-limited areas extend below surface-level phytoplankton communities
Dec 10, 2018
Scripps postdoctoral researcher Yassir Eddebbar (center) speaks at a panel discussion at COP24 climate talks in Katowice, Poland Photo of the Week: Taking the Word to COP24
International climate talks draw more than 30 from UC system
Dec 10, 2018
Catsharks and cusk eels on Gulf of California seafloor where oxygen levels are as little as three percent of those at surface Research Highlight: In Waters Nearly Oxygen-Free, Researchers Find Thriving Fish Populations
Scripps and MBARI researchers discover high numbers of two fish species in nearly anoxic region of Gulf of California
Dec 07, 2018
Geologist Emily Chin A Scientist’s Life: Emily Chin
Geologist uses surface rocks to understand what’s happening miles within Earth’s interior
Dec 07, 2018
Catsharks and cusk eels on Gulf of California seafloor where oxygen levels are as little as three percent of those at surface In Waters Almost Completely Devoid of Oxygen, Thriving Fish Populations
Scripps and MBARI researchers discover high numbers of two fish species in nearly anoxic region of Gulf of California
Dec 06, 2018
UC San Diego Scientists Bringing New Science on Geoengineering, Atmospheric Rivers, Plummeting Oxygen in the Oceans to COP24
New results, policy analysis offered by leading-edge researchers in Katowice, Poland
Dec 04, 2018
Ocean Protection Council Awards $1 Million to Scripps Oceanography Researchers
Funds will go to projects that advance coastal and ocean management in California
Dec 03, 2018
Photo of the Week: Sea of Ice
Grad student captures lonely vista of the Southern Ocean
Nov 30, 2018
45 UC San Diego Faculty Named Most Influential in Their Fields
Three Scripps Oceanography faculty named in new listing of highly cited researchers
Nov 29, 2018
Seven UC San Diego Professors Named AAAS Fellows
Scripps Oceanography professor Maria Vernet among 2018 class
Nov 28, 2018
Scripps graduate student Jia Jia Zhang. Scripps Student Spotlight: Jia Jia Zhang
Chemical biology graduate student is studying the biosynthesis of marine natural products
Nov 27, 2018
Photo of the Week: Imperial Measurements
Sensor network to give coastal city advance notice of flooding
Nov 21, 2018
Crystal structures within a nakhlite meteorite. Photo: James Day Largest Volcanoes in the Solar System are the Source of Martian Meteorites
Scripps-led study shows that martian volcanoes formed like a giant version of Hawaii
Nov 15, 2018
New Sea-Level Rise and Flood Alert Network Launches with City of Imperial Beach
Gift from the David C. Copley Foundation funds Scripps Institution of Oceanography pilot observation system to support vulnerable coastal communities with adapting to climate change
Nov 14, 2018
Scripps scientist Dan Rudnick leads Rear Admiral Nancy Hann on a tour of the Underwater Glider Laboratory at Scripps. Q&A with Rear Admiral Nancy Hann, Commanding Officer of NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations
Rear Admiral Hann discussed the importance of NOAA collaborations and partnerships during recent visit to Scripps Oceanography
Nov 09, 2018
Scripps graduate student Alfredo Giron. Photo: Josh Stewart Scripps Student Spotlight: Alfredo Giron
Oceanography graduate student is studying fishery sustainability in the Gulf of California
Nov 08, 2018
A Scientist’s Life: Kate Ricke
Modeler considers the social risks posed by climate change
Nov 08, 2018
Research Highlight: Study Suggests Which Feeds Could Work Best for Small-scale Freshwater Aquaculture
Scripps student worked with high school graduates in Malawi on local fish farming practices
Nov 06, 2018
Photo of the Week: Lost Ship Remembered
U.S. Navy honors crew of ship whose sunken stern was found by Project Recover
Nov 06, 2018
Rough seas during an April 2018 Southern Ocean transit. Photo: B. Jack Pan Research Highlight: Ocean Warming Detected from Atmospheric Gas Measurements
Team led by Scripps and Princeton University scientists use oxygen, carbon dioxide measurements to infer ocean temperature increase
Nov 05, 2018
Photo of the Week: Night Trawlers
Undergraduate marine biology students swarm over specimens
Nov 02, 2018
Scripps' Jeff Bowman collects "frost flowers" at a site off Greenland, 2009. Photo: Matthias Wietz NASA Pushes Exploration of Oceans in Solar System
NASA Astrobiology Program awards $7 million to Georgia Tech-led Oceans Across Space and Time group to intensify the search for life in our solar system’s present and past oceans
Nov 02, 2018