Scripps News Archives

Photo of the Week: Reaching Out
An encounter at Birch Aquarium at Scripps exhibit
Apr 18, 2019
New mapping of earthquake density reveals hundreds of thousands of small earthquakes. Image: Science Scientists Identify Almost 2 Million Previously "Hidden" Earthquakes
A closer look at seismic data from 2008–17 reveals 10 times as many Southern California earthquakes
Apr 18, 2019
Loquats, oyster mushrooms and mustard greens from Roger’s Community Garden, the new destination for Scripps compost Around the Pier: Keeping Compost Close
Scripps takes composting to a new level
Apr 16, 2019
Photo of the Week: Icy Domain
Where you have to go if you study polar microorganisms
Apr 12, 2019
Ocean Tunnel Pop-Up Art Installation on View at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Interactive exhibit immerses visitors in the changing oceans, will be on view until April 30
Apr 12, 2019
Photo: Brian Zgliczynski Advanced Virtual Technology Captures How Coral Reefs Recover After Bleaching
Imaging and 3D structuring software helps Scripps researchers observe coral reef changes in Palmyra Atoll
Apr 11, 2019
Kat Montgomery (left) and Katherine Rainone (right) pose in front of the California State Capitol. From the Field: Making a Splash in Sacramento
Graduate students lobby for ocean protection in Sacramento
Apr 04, 2019
Photo of the Week: Whorl of Wonder
Marine mollusc under the microscope
Apr 04, 2019
Scripps representing during recent fieldwork in West Antarctica. Photo: Oliver Marsh and Matt Siegfried Around the Pier: Scripps Launches Polar Center
Center draws from several disciplines to focus on Earth’s most rapidly changing regions
Apr 03, 2019
Photo of the Week: Getting Their Feet Wet
Students explore ecology of marsh reserve
Mar 28, 2019
Phase-out of fossil fuels can save millions of lives annually, say researchers. Photo: iStockPhoto/LightFieldStudios Research Highlight: Rapid Global Switch to Renewable Energy Can Save Millions of Lives Annually
Scientists assess impact of fossil energy and air pollution on health, climate and rainfall
Mar 26, 2019
Phase-out of fossil fuels can save millions of lives annually, say researchers. Photo: iStockPhoto/LightFieldStudios Rapid Global Switch to Renewable Energy Can Save Millions of Lives Annually
Scientists assess impact of fossil energy and air pollution on health, climate and rainfall
Mar 20, 2019
Daniel Conley and other Scripps students conduct field work aboard R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Photo: Cody Gallo Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniel Conley
Marine biology graduate student is studying how corals react to different environmental conditions
Mar 19, 2019
Research Highlight: Coastal Ecosystems Suffer from Upriver Hydroelectric Dams
A recent study demonstrates the widespread environmental consequences of large dam reservoirs in Mexico
Mar 19, 2019
Photo of the Week: Revelle Down Under
Scripps' world-roaming research vessel heading back to San Diego
Mar 15, 2019
Coastal Ecosystems Suffer from Upriver Hydroelectric Dams
A recent study demonstrates the widespread environmental consequences of large dam reservoirs in Mexico
Mar 13, 2019
Conversations with Three Women in Science at Scripps Oceanography
International Women's Day-inspired Q&A features three stellar Scripps scientists, ranging from faculty members to PhD student
Mar 08, 2019
Photo: J.-P. Sylvestre Research Highlight: Scientists Find Mystery Killer Whales off Cape Horn, Chile
Expedition to find rare Type D killer whales
Mar 07, 2019
Photo: J.-P. Sylvestre Scientists Find Mystery Killer Whales off Cape Horn, Chile
Expedition to find rare Type D killer whales
Mar 07, 2019
Helen Amanda Fricker. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego A Scientist’s Life: Helen Amanda Fricker
Glaciologist uses satellite data to monitor one of the most significant global warming-related changes in nature
Mar 07, 2019
Crew of NOAA Ship Ronald M. Brown deploy a CTD, an instrument that collects ocean temperature and other data Research Highlight: Deep Ocean Warming at an Accelerating Rate
Measurements made from ships and by Scripps-built robots both point to more heat uptake than expected
Mar 06, 2019
Photo of the Week: Plankton Pause
Grad student enlists citizen scientists for FjordPhyto project
Mar 06, 2019
PhD student Jennifer Le describing marine specimens to curious children Around the Pier: Scripps Students, Faculty and Alums at the San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering
Stoking curiosity and removing barriers to learning are motivators for Scripps scientists to take part
Mar 06, 2019
Rendering of R/V Bob and Betty Beyster Around the Pier: New Research Vessel Bob and Betty Beyster to Arrive at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Nearshore vessel was made possible by gifts made in in honor of Science Applications International Corporation founder and his wife
Mar 05, 2019
AlertWildfire cameras on top of Santiago Peak in Orange County, Calif. during the Holy Fire in August 2018. Research Highlight: Seventy High-Tech Cameras Installed in Southern California Provide Eyes on Fire Prone Areas
ALERTWildfire cameras supported by UC San Diego improve situational awareness during wildfire events
Feb 28, 2019
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