Scripps News Archives

Scripps oceanographer Dean Roemmich. National Academy of Sciences Awards Scripps Oceanographer for Scientific Leadership
Dean Roemmich to receive the Alexander Agassiz Medal for contributions to oceanography
Jan 17, 2018
David Hilton.  Photo: Marc Tule Obituary Notice: David Hilton
Work on isotope geochemistry and volcanism cited more than 6,000 times
Jan 16, 2018
Aggregation of spot-tailed grunts in the waters of Cabo Pulmo National Park. Photo: Octavio Aburto Research Highlight: New Application for Acoustics Helps Estimate Marine Life Populations
Scientists use hydroacoustics to find abundance of marine life in reserve is four times greater than in surrounding waters
Jan 16, 2018
Fish swimming along a rock reef. New Application for Acoustics Helps Estimate Marine Life Populations
Scientists use hydroacoustics to find abundance of marine life in reserve is four times greater than in surrounding waters
Jan 15, 2018
The front of Antarctica's Getz Ice Shelf. Photo: Jeremy Harbeck/NASA New Study Reveals Strong El Niño Events Cause Large Changes in Antarctic Ice Shelves
Oscillations of water temperature in the tropical Pacific Ocean can induce rapid melting of Antarctic ice shelves
Jan 08, 2018
Sally Ride Science Junior Academy students Lineup of Free Sally Ride Science Workshops at Local Libraries Expands with New Courses
Hands-on workshops led by instructors and students from UC San Diego and Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Jan 08, 2018
Low oxygen caused the death of corals and crabs in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Photo: Arcadio Castillo/Smithsonian The Ocean Is Losing Its Breath
In broadest view yet of world’s low oxygen, scientists reveal dangers and solutions
Jan 04, 2018
Antarctic Ice Core New Study Identifies Thermometer for the Past Global Ocean
Researchers now able to reconstruct past ocean temperatures
Jan 04, 2018
Photo of the Week: A Colorful Christmas
PhD student Adi Khen updates vintage Scripps image
Dec 22, 2017
Peacock spider Maratus robinsoni. Photo courtesy coauthor Jurgen Otto. Studying Nature’s Smallest Rainbows, Produced by Peacock Spiders, May Inspire New Optical Technologies
Intense rainbow iridescence found to come from specialized scales on the spiders
Dec 22, 2017
Cliffs along the California coast On the Precipice: Study Identifies California Cliffs at Risk of Collapse
A California Sea Grant-funded study provides the largest analysis of cliff erosion throughout the state and provides a new hazard index for determining which areas are at most risk
Dec 20, 2017
R/V Sally Ride at sea From the Field: Night Shift in the Santa Barbara Channel
UC Ship Funds program supports research by UC Santa Barbara students
Dec 14, 2017
Bioluminescent Worm Found to Have Iron Superpowers
New Scripps-led study finds common sea worm produces ferritin eight times more efficiently than humans
Dec 14, 2017
Photo of the Week: Cold Hands, Warm Heart
Birch Aquarium, UC San Diego Library’s Digital Media Lab print brace for turtle
Dec 12, 2017
Researchers remotely operate a JetYak to obtain data from glaciers A Scientist’s Life: Fiamma Straneo
Physical oceanographer studies interplay between Greenland's glaciers and a warming ocean
Dec 12, 2017
Scripps MAS student Brant Chlebowski Around the Pier: Triton Innovation Challenge Awards Forward-Thinking Scientists
Innovative spirit in full swing at UC San Diego’s environmentally-focused business competition
Dec 12, 2017
Birch Aquarium's Loggerhead Sea Turtle is fitted with a 3-D Printed brace for her shell. Brace Yourself — 3-D Technology Helps Sea Turtle Thrive
Birch Aquarium teamed up with the UC San Diego Library’s Digital Media Lab to 3-D print a brace for its Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Dec 11, 2017
Three-dimensional rendering of Risso’s dolphin echolocation click spectra recorded in the Gulf of Mexico New Algorithm Recognizes Distinct Dolphin Clicks in Underwater Recordings
Machine-learning approach could help scientists monitor wild dolphin populations
Dec 08, 2017
Photo of the Week: Hunting for Data
Air Force C-130 “Hurricane Hunter” aircraft crews to help study atmospheric rivers
Dec 07, 2017
Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees Forbes 30 Under 30 Honors Four with Ties to UC San Diego
UC San Diego graduate student, professor, and alumni among young talent named by Forbes
Dec 07, 2017
Scripps Scientists Honored by American Geophysical Union
Helen Amanda Fricker and Lynn Russell named AGU Fellows; Richard Somerville to receive AGU Ambassador Award
Dec 05, 2017
UC San Diego climate scientist Mario Molina during celebration of his receipt of the UC San Diego Medal, May 12, 2014 UC San Diego Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Named to California Hall of Fame
Mario Molina among nine inductees
Dec 04, 2017
Students and faculty from Scripps Oceanography and the School of Global Policy and Strategy at COP23 Around the Pier: UC San Diego Helps Fill U.S. Void at International Climate Talks
Despite diminished official U.S. presence, university joined state leaders in reaffirming commitment to mitigate and adapt to climate change
Dec 01, 2017
Photo of the Week: Up, up, upwelling
Probing the skies while studying ocean processes off Southern California
Nov 30, 2017
Scripps Oceanography researcher V. Ramanathan in 2015 video "Bending the Curve" Around the Pier: New Multicampus Undergraduate Course Gets Students Involved in Climate Change Solutions
Scripps Oceanography the origin of "Bending the Curve"
Nov 27, 2017