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Scripps News Archives

Renowned Scientific Drilling Vessel with Ties to Scripps Visits San Diego
Scripps community members and scientists visit the JOIDES Resolution during its first U.S. port call in more than a decade
Oct 28, 2019
Scripps Oceanography Returns to the SACNAS Conference in October 2019
Faculty and students attending the 2019 SACNAS Conference share their unique stories and projects during this annual gathering that celebrates and fosters multidisciplinary and multicultural STEM diversity
Oct 23, 2019
Scripps Scientist Receives Prestigious Award from Oceanographic Institute of Monaco
Pioneering deep-sea expert Lisa Levin to receive the Prince Albert I Grand Medal for science
Oct 22, 2019
Clingfish biology inspires better suction cup
New devices can hold up to hundreds of times their own weight
Oct 22, 2019
Ken Melville: 1946-2019 Obituary Notice: Ken Melville, 1946-2019
Physical oceanographer and former Scripps deputy director revolutionized study of waves, air-sea interaction
Oct 21, 2019
The California Real Time Network provides geospatial information throughout the state. UC San Diego at Epicenter of Earthquake Research
Researchers across campus are trying to improve the understanding and detection of earthquakes
Oct 17, 2019
Sarah Aarons, Julia Diaz, Dovi Kacev, and Amina Schartup Four New Faculty Members Join Scripps Oceanography
Scripps welcomes Sarah Aarons, Julia Diaz, Dovi Kacev, and Amina Schartup to its academic ranks
Oct 16, 2019
Biological oceanographer Lisa Levin describes deep-sea organisms to students during a recent field course. Photo: Cody Gallo Taking the Heat
Scripps researcher contributes to major international report showing dangerous consequences of a warming ocean
Oct 15, 2019
New Climate Change Studies Minor Prepares Future Leaders
Solutions-based curriculum equips students to be next climate action heavyweights
Oct 10, 2019
Ancient Whale Named After Scripps Oceanography Father and Son Scientists
Richard and Ken Norris honored with Norrisanima miocaena
Oct 08, 2019
Biological oceanographer Mark Ohman and student Stephanie Sommer sort copepods during CCE-LTER cruise this summer Research Provides New Insight into Roles of Plankton in Marine Carbon Storage
Scripps-based ecological research program finds clues on how carbon gets stored in oceans
Oct 03, 2019
Photo of the Week: Above Deck
Archaeology team gets training on using Scripps's new coastal vessel
Oct 03, 2019
Scripps alumna and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications From the Sea to the Stars
Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling a lifelong dream
Oct 03, 2019
Ship crewmembers deploy a CTD rosette, a staple measurement method in CalCOFI cruises. Photo: Natalya Gallo On Board for the 70th Anniversary of an Iconic Science Program
Incoming Scripps student Amanda Leu experiences an observation program begun just after World War II
Sep 30, 2019
A Scientist’s Life: Kathy Barbeau
Marine chemist searches for exceedingly rare but vital elements that drive life in the oceans
Sep 30, 2019
Scripps Institution of Oceanography will serve as the location for a new Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise (COE). Coast Guard Partners with Scripps Oceanography to Establish Blue Technology Center of Expertise
New Center of Expertise will provide opportunities for identification, evaluation and transition of new blue technologies
Sep 30, 2019
Tasiilaq, Greenland, during a record hot July 2019.  Photo: James Holte Summer Broke Arctic Temperature Records. Here’s What Scripps Researchers Who Lived It Had to Say.
Scripps scientists say they need long-term data to understand true Arctic climate trends
Sep 30, 2019
Photo of the Week: Welcome to Space
Scripps alumna Jessica Meir arrives at International Space Station
Sep 26, 2019
Scripps Oceanography graduate student Grant Batzel. Scripps Student Spotlight: Grant Batzel
A passionate PhD student who makes the most out of his time at Scripps to study the slipper snail and become a well-rounded scientist
Sep 25, 2019
A coral reef in the Central Pacific. PC: Mike Fox Scientists Find that Corals Rely More on Hunting than Previously Thought
New findings could help scientists predict the fate of coral reefs
Sep 24, 2019
Photo of the Week: Godspeed, Jessica Meir
Scripps alumna blasts off for ISS Sept. 25
Sep 20, 2019
Imaged in satellite overflights, monsoon clouds fed by warm Indian Ocean spread over India. Photo: NASA Atlantic Ocean Circulation Influenced by Tropical Indian Ocean Warming Trends, Say Researchers
Effect could be maintaining the strength of a key European climate driver
Sep 16, 2019
Photo of the Week: Going SOLO
Lab prepares flock of Argo floats for deployment
Sep 13, 2019
Biochemist Jennifer Doudna to Receive 2019 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest
Genomics researcher and co-discoverer of CRISPR-Cas9 will deliver a free public lecture at Scripps Oceanography Oct. 7
Sep 12, 2019
Scientists Discover New Method of Communication in Crabs
Ghost crabs use structure in their stomach to communicate when agitated
Sep 11, 2019