Scripps News Archives

Photo of the Week: Cetacean Signal
Acoustic Ecology Lab works to improve whale presence prediction
Jul 13, 2017
Larsen C crack in 2016. Photo: John Sonntag/NASA Special Notice: Statement from Scripps Oceanography Glaciologist on Larsen C Iceberg
Event in itself not necessarily cause for alarm, researcher says
Jul 12, 2017
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and Scripps scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan. Around the Pier: Meeting of the Minds
Scripps leadership and scientists meet His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama to discuss climate change, global concerns
Jul 06, 2017
Photo of the Week: Squad Goals
100 Island Challenge team befriends a frogfish
Jul 05, 2017
A mother and calf Cuvier's beaked whale are spotted off Guadalupe Island. Photo: Jennifer Trickey From the Field: Scripps Oceanography, INECC, and Sea Shepherd Study Elusive Cuvier’s Beaked Whale
Remote Mexican island is a hotspot for the rarely sighted species
Jul 03, 2017
Turf algae coats the surface of a coral reef section near Moorea, French Polynesia. Photo: Maggie D. Johnson Photo of the Week: Coral Turfed Out
Turf algae may come to dominate reefs if climate trends continue
Jun 30, 2017
Scripps physical oceanographer Nick Pizzo Research Highlight: A Wave’s “Sweet Spot” Revealed
Scripps researcher studies waves to help better forecast weather and climate
Jun 29, 2017
Number of days in Jan. 2016 surface melt was detected from passive microwave satellite observations. Image: Julien Nicolas/OSU Research Highlight: Scientists Report Large-Scale Melting Event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El Niño
Surface of ice sheet twice the size of California melted in one summer in what could become a regular occurrence
Jun 29, 2017
surfing A Wave’s “Sweet Spot” Revealed
Scripps researcher studies waves to help better forecast weather and climate
Jun 29, 2017
Red and blue research vessel sitting in drydock Photo of the Week: All Decked Out
R/V Sally Ride sports a new coat of paint
Jun 23, 2017
A "film" drop (red) and "jet" drop (blue) from bursting bubble filmed 8 milliseconds apart. Photo illustration: Dale Stokes Differences in Sea Spray Particle Chemistry Linked to Formation Processes of Drops by Bubbles in Breaking Waves
Sea spray aerosols which seed clouds over three-fourths of the earth are formed by “film” or “jet” droplets; exposing chemical distinction could improve climate models
Jun 19, 2017
A "film" drop (red) and "jet" drop (blue) from bursting bubble filmed 8 milliseconds apart. Photo illustration: Dale Stokes Research Highlight: Breakthrough Finding in Sea Spray Particle Chemistry
Sea spray aerosols that seed clouds over three-fourths of the earth are formed by “film” or “jet” droplets
Jun 19, 2017
Number of days in Jan. 2016 surface melt was detected from passive microwave satellite observations. Image: Julien Nicolas/OSU Scientists Report Large-Scale Surface Melting Event in Antarctica during 2015-16 El Niño
An ice sheet surface twice the size of California melted in one summer in what could become a regular occurrence
Jun 15, 2017
A Scientist’s Life: Tarik Benmarhnia
Climate change epidemiologist considers human health hazards
Jun 13, 2017
Fish Love Songs May Help Protect Them From Overfishing, Study Finds
Researchers develop new acoustic method to monitor health of fisheries
Jun 13, 2017
From left, Scripps students Natalya Gallo, Matt Costa, and Lynn Waterhouse at Ocean Conference at UN headquarters in New York On World Oceans Day, 1,100 Commitments Made to Protect the Seas
UC San Diego delegates attending United Nations conference inspired by subnational efforts
Jun 08, 2017
Octopus on ocean floor touches robotic arm Photo of the Week: High Five at 500 Fathoms
Deep-sea octopus greets submersible Alvin
Jun 08, 2017
Two young students work with clay. Around the Pier: Summer Programs at Sally Ride Science Designed to Inspire Youth
Scripps Oceanography researchers and grad students will serve as instructors, mentors for summer classes
Jun 08, 2017
Jim Stewart Obituary Notice: James (Jim) Stewart, Pioneering Diving Officer
Associated with Scripps since the 1950s, Stewart revolutionized scientific diving programs
Jun 08, 2017
The surfboard-mounted science instrument Smartfin. Photo: Kat Hammond Around the Pier: Scripps Scientists Help Create and Distribute a “Smartfin” that Turns Surfers into Citizen Scientists
“If we get these fins in the hands of surfers, they will gather data all over the world”
Jun 07, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. Around the Pier: Indiana Jones Meets the Sea
UC San Diego launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology to study influence of marine environments on ancient societies
Jun 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: Props to You
R/V Sally Ride gets some upgrades
Jun 02, 2017
A boat and divers in the water. UC San Diego Launches Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology
Center co-led by Scripps Oceanography and Department of Anthropology will investigate relationship between human societies and marine environments
Jun 01, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Around the Pier: Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 30, 2017
Xenoturbella churro, a top 10 new species for 2017 discovered by Scripps researchers Churro-Like Marine Worm Discovered by Scripps Scientists Is One of the ‘Top 10 Species of 2017’
Second year in a row a Scripps discovery makes the list
May 25, 2017
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