Scripps News Archives

Rendering of R/V Bob and Betty Beyster New Research Vessel Bob and Betty Beyster to Arrive at Scripps Institution of Oceanography Thanks to Private Support
Nearshore vessel was made possible by gifts made in in honor of Science Applications International Corporation founder and his wife
Feb 21, 2019
Obituary Notice: Robert Haines, 1926-2019
Lifelong mariner spent more than three decades exploring the oceans with Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Feb 20, 2019
Scripps scientists and colleagues visit Del Mar Oceanographic's Wirewalker exhibit at the 2018 OiA conference. Join Scripps at the Oceanology International Americas Conference and Exhibit
Scripps scientists participating in ocean tech conference, hosting exhibit for students to learn about opportunities in ocean science, and more
Feb 19, 2019
Photo of the Week: Shining Through
Sunshine outlines CalCOFI's pelagic samples
Feb 15, 2019
Gustaf Arrhenius: 1922-2019 Obituary Notice: Gustaf Arrhenius 1922-2019
Oceanographer pursued range of biogeochemical research over career spanning six decades
Feb 13, 2019
Scripps graduate student Ariel Pezner Scripps Student Spotlight: Ariel Pezner
Biological oceanography graduate student is studying the effects of human-induced stressors on reef-building corals
Feb 11, 2019
Tributes to Walter Munk

Feb 11, 2019
Walter Munk Obituary Notice: Walter Munk, World-Renowned Oceanographer, Revered Scientist
Legendary Scripps oceanographer defined a field of science, transformed understanding of nature
Feb 08, 2019
UC San Diego scientist and newly elected NAE member Kimberly Prather. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Scripps Oceanography Scientist Honored by the National Academy of Engineering
Prestigious academy awards membership to atmospheric chemist Kimberly Prather for her contributions to engineering
Feb 08, 2019
Hand holding sample tube in front of creek Photo of the Week: Soggy Science
Hitting the field to measure the impact of atmospheric rivers
Feb 07, 2019
Shauna Oh appointed director of California Sea Grant
Shauna Oh, a leader in California’s marine science community, has been named as the new director of California Sea Grant. She will join the program on February 20th.
Feb 07, 2019
Octavio Aburto-Oropeza in the field A Scientist's Life: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza
Marine ecologist studies ways to use technology to improve fisheries, considers economic value of flourishing ecosystems
Feb 06, 2019
Atmospheric river hits California. Photo: Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory / VIIRS satellite Research Highlight: New Scale to Characterize Atmospheric River Storms
Similar to scales gauging hurricane, wind, or tornado intensity, could aid flood response and water management, especially in the West
Feb 06, 2019
Atmospheric river hits California. Photo: Jesse Allen, NASA Earth Observatory/ VIIRS satellite. New Scale to Characterize Strength and Impacts of Atmospheric River Storms
Similar to scales gauging hurricane, wind, or tornado intensity, could aid flood response and water management, especially in the West
Feb 05, 2019
Photo of the Week: Have Floats, Will Travel
Student's journey includes an icy supply run
Feb 01, 2019
Ngederrak Reef, a marine protected area adjacent to the main harbor of Palau.  Photo: Travis Schramek Research Highlight: New Tool to Forecast Fishing Activity in Palau’s Waters
Novel research and prediction system has implications for large-scale monitoring, conservation, and fisheries management in Pacific island nations
Feb 01, 2019
Research shows Atlantic meridional overturning circulation driven by waters west of Europe. Image: Carolina Nobre, WHOI Media Waters West of Europe Drive Ocean Overturning, Key for Regulating Climate
Scripps scientist among principal investigators in study of North Atlantic Ocean
Feb 01, 2019
The Thomas Fire races toward Southern California cities of Ojai and Santa Paula, Dec. 7, 2017. Photo: istockphoto/JPhilipson Climate Change May Suppress Santa Ana Winds, Particularly in Fall
Results suggest Southern California’s fire season shifting towards winter
Jan 31, 2019
Scripps Oceanography and University of California delegates attend the COP24 conference in Poland. Around the Pier: Bringing Science to Global Climate Talks
Large delegation of students and researchers from Scripps Oceanography and University of California participate in COP24 climate conference in Poland
Jan 24, 2019
Scripps graduate student Matthew Costa. Photo: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza Scripps Student Spotlight: Matthew Costa
Biological oceanography graduate student is studying wetlands inhabited by productive and salt-tolerant trees called mangroves
Jan 23, 2019
View of internal waves off northern coast of Trinidad seen from International Space Station. Photo: NASA Research Highlight: New Research Sheds Light on Hidden Ocean Waves Close to Shore
Measurements off Scripps Pier provide the first long-duration analysis of important, but elusive underwater waves
Jan 22, 2019
Photo of Jack Pan, Scripps PhD Candidate and founder of Ocean Motion Technologies Triton Innovation Challenge: Scripps Entrepreneurs Venture Beyond Barriers
Three members of the Scripps Oceanography community competed in the 2018 Triton Innovation Challenge to present their blue and green technology-based startups
Jan 19, 2019
Red, yellow, and bluish coral and animals in the deep ocean. Photo of the Week: 925 Meters Down
Researchers find "fantastical" setting off Costa Rica
Jan 18, 2019
Zooglider (top) with a selection of zooplankton imagery the robot has captured. Top photo: Benjamin Whitmore Research Highlight: New Robot Can Sense Plankton Optically and Acoustically
Scripps biological and physical oceanographers collaborate to create first-of-its-kind sensing instrument
Jan 17, 2019
Photo of the Week: Scripps Sunset
A dazzling winter sky accompanies a lone surfer
Jan 11, 2019