Scripps News Archives

Estuary at San Francisco Bay. Photo David Okey/NOAA Coastal Service Research Highlight: Researchers Uncover New Details About California’s Ancient Shoreline
Study finds previously unknown estuary “havens” during last ice age
Mar 01, 2017
Scripps marine biologist Martin Tresguerres with transplanted corals. Photo: Davey Kline/Scripps Oceanography Photo of the Week: Coral Transplants
Scripps researchers study how corals thrive outside their element
Feb 27, 2017
Deep-water Hydroid at 1,050 meters (3,450 feet) deep. Photo: Daniel Jones, SERPENT Project, National Oceanography Centre Deep Oceans Face Starvation by End of Century
“For a habitat that covers half the earth, the impacts of this will be enormous”
Feb 23, 2017
Scripps oceanographer Rob Pinkel (left) describes the Wirewalker instrument at Oceanology International Around the Pier: Major Science and Technology Show Will Reside in San Diego
Reputation of Scripps Oceanography cited in decision to make Oceanology International a biennial event in city
Feb 23, 2017
Composer Glenn McClure Around the Pier: Giving the Ice a Voice
Composer brings sounds of Antarctic ice shelves to life with help of Scripps researchers
Feb 17, 2017
Karana and Aurora Stokum visiting their grandfather, Eugene Swantz. A Grandfather’s Wish to Share the Sea
Bequest from longtime Birch Aquarium member Eugene Swantz supports Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Feb 17, 2017
Female scientist celebrating on board a ship. Photo by Melissa Miller. Photo of the Week: Celebrating Sediment
Researchers successfully deploy multi-corer aboard R/V Sally Ride
Feb 15, 2017
Large storm waves crashing on the rocks near Santa Cruz, Calif. Photo: Christine Hegermiller/U.S. Geological Survey Severe West Coast Erosion During El Niño
Researchers say dam construction, drought diminished ability of Southern California beaches to stave off erosion
Feb 14, 2017
Research Highlight: First Nuclear Explosion Helps Test Theory of Moon’s Formation
Scripps-led study analyzed glasses found at Trinity nuclear test site
Feb 10, 2017
Scripps/UC San Diego researcher Isabel Rivera-Collazo. Faculty Profile: Isabel Rivera-Collazo Joins Scripps and UC San Diego
New joint-hire Rivera-Collazo specializes in environmental archaeology, with cross-collaborative research bridging Scripps and Department of Anthropology
Feb 09, 2017
Parrotfsh, coral, and urchin fossils found in cored coral samples. Video: Parrotfish Critical for Healthy Coral Reefs
Scripps scientists explain how the fossil record shows how important parrotfish are for controlling algae growth
Feb 09, 2017
Flooded intersection in Elk Grove, Calif. after January storms.  Photo: Florence Low/California Department of Water Resources Research Highlight: What Kind of La Niña Year Is This?
Atmospheric rivers have stolen the thunder from phenomenon that usually brings dry weather to the Southwest
Feb 09, 2017
trinity test site First Nuclear Explosion Helps Test Theory of Moon’s Formation
Scripps-led study analyzed glasses found at Trinity nuclear test site
Feb 08, 2017
Charles "Chip" Cox at sea Research Highlight: Analysis of an 1883 At-Sea Rescue Leads to a New Understanding of Wave Energy
Renowned oceanographer studied the use of oil as a surface wave suppressant, completing research paper shortly before his death
Feb 07, 2017
melville New Research Findings on Carbon Cycle Feed Climate Research
Study of deep ocean carbon part of Scripps-based California Current Ecosystem Long Term Ecological Research project
Feb 06, 2017
Photo of the Week: Featherweight
A spectacular specimen in the Echinoderm Tree of Life
Feb 03, 2017
Anarctic iceberg at sunrise. Photo: Alison Macdonald/WHOI Antarctic Bottom Waters Freshening at Unexpected Rate
Shift could disturb ocean circulation and hasten sea level rise, researchers say
Feb 01, 2017
Photo of the Week: Wave of Wonder
Large waves roll under Scripps Pier during last weekend's stormy weather
Jan 26, 2017
Miniature autonomous underwater explorers Research Highlight: Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life
Scripps researchers collaborate on new technology study using “robotic plankton”
Jan 24, 2017
M-AUEs Swarm of Underwater Robots Mimics Ocean Life
Scripps researchers collaborate on new technology study using “robotic plankton”
Jan 24, 2017
fossils Study Finds Parrotfish are Critical to Coral Reef Health
Analysis reveals pivotal role of algae-eating fish in coral growth
Jan 23, 2017
Researchers raised squid embryos like this one in conditions that simulate possible oceans of the future Research Highlight: A Story of Survival
Market squid embryo experiment suggests invertebrate has a hardiness that will come in handy in future ocean conditions
Jan 19, 2017
ruby seadragon Research Highlight: Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild
Surprising anatomical features found in the newly discovered species
Jan 13, 2017
Researchers prepare a miniROV during expedition in search of the Ruby Seadragon Research Highlight: Researchers Capture First Glimpse of Ruby Seadragons in the Wild
Surprising anatomical features found in the newly discovered species
Jan 12, 2017
Photo of the Week: Science Diplomacy
As U.S. Science Envoy, Scripps Oceanography's Leinen promotes closer ties with Chile
Jan 12, 2017
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