Scripps News Archives

The United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket launches with NASA's ICESat-2 satellite onboard. Photo: NASA/ Bill Ingalls Around the Pier: NASA Launches World’s Most Advanced Ice-Measuring Satellite into Orbit
Glaciologist Helen Fricker and other Scripps scientists played a role in advising the ICESat-2 mission
Oct 04, 2018
Researchers cast a CTD rosette off the coast of Greenland as part of OSNAP field project. Photo: Isabela Le Bras Photo of the Week: In the Land of Ice
Researchers cast a CTD amid Greenland Iceberg Field
Oct 04, 2018
Biological oceanographer Jeff Bowman A Scientist's Life: Jeff Bowman
Biological oceanographer studies how microbes, plankton interact with their habitats
Oct 03, 2018
Photo of the Week: Mallorca Moorings
Studying Mediterranean circulation with oceanographer Uwe Send
Sep 29, 2018
Scripps Oceanography student Jack Pan. Scripps Student Spotlight: Jack Pan
Oceanography graduate student is studying how phytoplankton play a role in Antarctic fjords
Sep 27, 2018
Patrick Brunson pipettes Pseudo-nitzschia diatoms at Andrew Allen Lab at the J. Craig Venter Institute. Photo: JCVI Research Highlight: Domoic Acid Decoded
Research into gene function in microalgae helps determine how toxins are made in oceanic harmful algal blooms
Sep 27, 2018
Microscopic view of domoic acid producing Pseudo-nitzschia diatom Domoic Acid Decoded: Scientists Discover Genetic Basis for How Harmful Algal Blooms Become Toxic
Research into gene function in microalgae helps determine how toxins are made in oceanic harmful algal blooms
Sep 27, 2018
The Project IDA network, part of a total of 150 seismic stations around the world administered by IRIS Long-running Seismic Network Awarded $16.7 Million Extension
National Science Foundation award will fuel continued Project IDA network operations
Sep 26, 2018
Research Highlight: U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change
UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing U.S. economy $250 billion per year
Sep 25, 2018
New Research Forecasts U.S. Among Top Nations to Suffer Economic Damage from Climate Change
Novel UC San Diego study indicates global warming is costing U.S. economy about $250 billion per year
Sep 25, 2018
Scripps Institution of Oceanography to Host Plastic Awareness Global Initiative Symposium
Scientists, government, conservationists and others come together to address plastic pollution in world’s oceans
Sep 24, 2018
Argo floats deployed from R/V Palmer during NSF-funded SOCCOM cruise to Southern Ocean. Photo: Greta Shum Human Causes Only Plausible Source of Warming in Southern Ocean
Synthesis of observational data and models shows trend not due to natural variability
Sep 24, 2018
Photo of the Week: Shoreside in Seattle
Scripps research vessels briefly share distant dock
Sep 21, 2018
Photo of the Week: Particular Process
Research eyes chemistry's connection to sea spray
Sep 14, 2018
Seawater under analysis by CAICE researchers at the Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Oceanography Research Highlight: NSF Awards $20 Million for Continued Study of Aerosols at UC San Diego
UC San Diego’s largest center awarded a five-year $20 million extension
Sep 10, 2018
Photo of the Week: Arctic Aloha
Researchers carry high spirits to the higher latitudes
Sep 06, 2018
Seawater under analysis by CAICE researchers at the Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Oceanography Atmospheric Aerosol Research Center Receives Continued NSF Funding to Investigate Human Impacts on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate
UC San Diego’s largest center awarded five-year $20 million extension
Sep 06, 2018
Joris Gieskes and David Sandwell Scripps Scientists Recognized by American Geophysical Union
Geophysicist David Sandwell to receive AGU 2018 Charles A. Whitten Medal, oceanographer Joris Gieskes named AGU Fellow
Sep 05, 2018
Scripps graduate student Dara Goldberg. Scripps Student Spotlight: Dara Goldberg
Geophysics graduate student is studying earthquakes to support early warning efforts
Sep 05, 2018
Cell biologist Martin Tresguerres A Scientist’s Life: Martín Tresguerres
Marine biologist discovers what organisms have in common and what makes them distinct at cellular level
Sep 05, 2018
Research Highlight: Study Finds Waves Trap Pollutants from River Outflows Along Shore
New findings on movement of contamination from river mouths could improve approaches to pollution monitoring
Sep 04, 2018
Researchers and dive officers perform a dive near Eilat, Israel in support of marine archaelological research, July 2018. Photo of the Week: Surfacing Selfie
Scientists look for submerged signs of coastal civilzations dating to Neolithic period
Aug 31, 2018
Geneticist Svante Pääbo to Receive 2018 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest
Evolutionary anthropologist to deliver a free public lecture at Scripps Oceanography on Oct. 3
Aug 31, 2018
Downtown Los Angeles. Photo: istock.com/MattGush California Releases New Climate Science, Planning Tools to Prepare for Climate Change Impacts
Scripps Oceanography scientists led coordination of assessment, which suggests acceleration of hazards
Aug 27, 2018
A scientific diver ascends a reef wall in Palau. Scientists Find Corals in Deeper Waters Under Stress Too
Scripps researchers use novel approach to assess temperature stress on deep coral reefs in Palau, combining sea level and temperature data sets from continuous recorders serviced by divers
Aug 27, 2018