Scripps News Archives

Napoleon wrasse Around the Pier: Scripps Supporters Dive into Adventure in Palau
Immersive diving and learning experience guided by Scripps scientists
Nov 01, 2017
The ability of organisms such as this fluorescing brittlestar to use radio frequencies to sense to be tested in RadioBio Research Highlight: Can Organisms Sense via Radio Frequency?
A team of UC San Diego researchers awarded grant to find out
Oct 31, 2017
Making interactions with humans safer for blue whales among others subject of two new research efforts. Photo: Eddie Kisfaludy Around the Pier: Two Research Advancements Seek to Make Ship-Whale Interactions Safer
Improvement in ship noise monitoring and initiative to spur creative solutions to whale strikes
Oct 31, 2017
The ability of organisms such as this fluorescing brittlestar to use radio frequencies to sense to be tested in RadioBio Can Organisms Sense via Radio Frequency?
A team of UC San Diego researchers awarded grant to find out
Oct 31, 2017
Negotiators at a 2015 UNFCCC meeting in Bonn, Germany Research Highlight: Seventy Percent of Climate Pact Signatories Include Oceans in Their Climate Change Action Plans
Small island countries score highest in new survey; large countries including U.S. do not mention oceans in plans
Oct 30, 2017
Negotiators at a 2015 UNFCCC meeting in Bonn, Germany Seventy Percent of Climate Pact Signatories Include Oceans in Their Climate Change Action Plans
Small island countries score highest in new survey; large countries including U.S. do not mention oceans in plans
Oct 30, 2017
Photo of the Week: High-seas Halloween
Pumping-carving contest spices up R/V Roger Revelle cruise
Oct 27, 2017
Former Vice President Al Gore is among well-wishers Video: A Salute to a Legend: Walter Munk Turns 100
Notable friends and colleagues from around the world share birthday greetings
Oct 27, 2017
Rear Adm. Tim Gallaudet, USN (Ret.) (left) sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere, Oct. 25, 2017. Scripps Alum Tim Gallaudet Named Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere
Duties include responsibility for conservation and management portfolio
Oct 25, 2017
Photo of the Week: A 100 for Walter Munk
Scripps community gathers to wish Walter a happy birthday
Oct 19, 2017
City of San Diego Named La Jolla Shores Boardwalk After Legendary Oceanographer Walter Munk
Dedication of “Walter Munk Way” took place on the eve of “Walter Munk Day,” Munk’s 100th birthday
Oct 18, 2017
Life under the sea in Palau. Photo: Brian Zgliczynski Scripps Supporters Dive into Adventure in Palau
Immersive diving and learning experience guided by Scripps scientists
Oct 16, 2017
Q&A with Charles Bolden, Former NASA Administrator and Astronaut
Bolden to receive Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest and deliver a presentation at a free public event at Scripps Oceanography October 17
Oct 12, 2017
Progression of surface melt on the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. Image: Ryan Scott Photo of the Week: Wet Winter
Animation shows how El Niño spurred large surface melt in Antarctica
Oct 05, 2017
Around the Pier: A Crowning Event to Celebrate Scripps Oceanographer’s 100th Birthday
Conversation between Walter Munk and His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco to cap series of events honoring Munk’s life and achievements
Oct 05, 2017
SURF 2017 Around the Pier: SURFing into Science Research
SURF program at Scripps provides stepping-stone for diverse students considering graduate programs in earth and ocean sciences
Oct 05, 2017
A significantly drier El Niño visited Southern California in 2015-16 Research Highlight: Why Was the 2015-16 El Niño Event So Dry?
Researchers uncover clues why powerful El Niño yielded little precipitation in California
Oct 05, 2017
Alloy crystals take varied shapes under pressure analagous to planet core. Image: Scripps, Sabine Faulhaber/UCSD Nanoengineering Research Highlight: Squeezing Out the Story of Planets
Experimental petrologist-mineral physicist Anne Pommier squeezes and melts rocks to reproduce the interior of planets
Oct 04, 2017
Photo of the Week: Antarctic Melt

Oct 04, 2017
His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco, Walter Munk and Mary Coakley Munk His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco to Join 100th Birthday Celebration for Renowned Scripps Oceanographer at UC San Diego
Conversation with Walter Munk to cap series of events at UC San Diego honoring Munk’s life and achievements
Oct 04, 2017
Photo: MistikaS/iStock Research Highlight: Rising CO2 Leading to Changes in Land Plant Photosynthesis
Suggests that plants have achieved an optimum response to rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere
Oct 03, 2017
Photo of the Week: Initial Conditions
New students join their peers
Sep 27, 2017
Estimated surface temperature trend 1967-2017. Data accessed from NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Sept. 18, 2017 Research Highlight: New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050
Sep 18, 2017
RV Sally Ride off Point Sal Photo of the Week: Point of Discovery
Multi-ship Inner Shelf Dynamics projects continues off Point Sal
Sep 15, 2017
Researchers projected warming scenarios that vary based on what societal actions are taken to reduce emissions New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050
Sep 14, 2017