Scripps News Archives

View of an atmospheric river that made landfall in California on Feb. 16, 2017 California’s Climate Future Suggests More Volatility and a Key Role for Atmospheric Rivers
Management of water resources could become more challenging
Sep 12, 2017
Photo: MistikaS/iStock Rising CO2 Leading to Changes in Land Plant Photosynthesis
Suggests that plants have achieved an optimum response to rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere
Sep 11, 2017
A Scientist’s Life: Andrew Barton
Marine ecologist considers diversity of plankton and their roles in ecosystems
Sep 07, 2017
Photo of the Week: I See Sea Spiders
Researchers load up for Inner Shelf Dynamics project
Sep 07, 2017
Mark Merrifield Around the Pier: Sea-Level Rise Researcher to Lead Climate Center
Mark Merrifield to coordinate Scripps Oceanography’s effort to provide real-world response strategies to increasing climate instability
Sep 07, 2017
Mark Merrifield Sea-Level Rise Researcher to Lead Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation
Mark Merrifield to coordinate Scripps Oceanography’s effort to provide real-world response strategies to increasing climate instability
Sep 07, 2017
Bone scan of Yellowfin Fringehead (Neoclinus stephensae) Around the Pier: Scripps Collection to Participate in Project to Create 3-D Digital Archive of Every Vertebrate Genus
Specimens from Marine Vertebrate Collection among 20,000 to be scanned and archived
Sep 05, 2017
Photo of the Week: Reverberations
Acoustics symposium reunites renowned oceanographer, colleagues
Sep 01, 2017
Parrotfish and surgeonfish graze on turf algae at Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area Protect Herbivores, Preserve Coral Reefs
Data from world’s first herbivore reserve suggest protection works to keep algae overgrowth in check
Aug 30, 2017
Parrotfish and surgeonfish graze on turf algae at Hawaii's Kahekili Herbivore Fisheries Management Area Research Highlight: Protect Herbivores, Preserve Coral Reefs
Data from world’s first herbivore reserve suggests protection works to keep algae overgrowth in check
Aug 28, 2017
Photo of the Week: Plotting Puerto Rico
Documenting coastal heritage with drones and virtual reality tech
Aug 25, 2017
2017 SURF students SURF Program 2017: Student Profiles
The 2017 SURF fellows spent a summer conducting research at Scripps Oceanography
Aug 23, 2017
Collecting ice samples at Antarctica's Taylor Glacier Natural Methane “Time Bomb” Unlikely to Wreak Climate Havoc
But human-caused fossil methane emissions larger than previously believed
Aug 23, 2017
Cross-polarized light image of a portion of the interior of the lunar 'Rusty Rock' / NASA Research Highlight: Analysis of "Rusty" Lunar Rock Suggest the Moon's Interior Is Dry
The study contradicts a recently published paper, which suggested the moon’s interior is wet
Aug 22, 2017
Analysis of "Rusty" Lunar Rock Suggest the Moon's Interior Is Dry
The study contradicts a recently published paper, which suggested the moon’s interior is wet
Aug 21, 2017
Photo of the Week: Always a Welcome Sight
Marine mammals like to see and be seen
Aug 18, 2017
Geisel Library at UC San Diego Drone Truthing
UC San Diego researchers developing new high-tech approach to detecting structural damage during extreme events such as earthquakes
Aug 17, 2017
Wolf Berger Obituary Notice: Wolf Berger, Pioneer of Paleoceanography
From Scripps student to interim director, Berger was an ambassador for ocean science
Aug 10, 2017
Yellowfin tuna Location, Location, Location: Pollutant Levels in Tuna Depend on Where They Are Caught
Scripps researchers find the amount of pollutants in tuna tissue varies widely by region
Aug 03, 2017
Charles Bolden Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest to be Awarded to Former NASA Administrator, Astronaut
The public is invited to attend Major General Charles Frank Bolden Jr.’s free presentation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Aug 03, 2017
The amount of pollutants in yellowfin tuna tissue varies widely by region, Scripps researchers found. Photo: Lindsay Bonito Research Highlight: Pollutant Levels in Tuna Depend on Where They Are Caught
Scripps researchers find the amount of pollutants in tuna tissue varies widely by region
Aug 03, 2017
Photo of the Week: Rosette in Blue
CalCOFI's CTD photo captures the art of the sample
Aug 02, 2017
Marine biologist Andy Nosal A Scientist’s Life: Andy Nosal
Marine biologist specializes in behavior and ecology of sharks and rays
Aug 02, 2017
An iceberg calved from Larsen C ice shelf at far left had moved away as much as two miles in two weeks. Image courtesy of DLR Research Highlight: After the Break
How the separation of a state-sized iceberg changes ecology in a key region of ocean biology
Jul 31, 2017
Scripps Oceanography PhD student Natalya Gallo Around the Pier: Scripps Student Receives Switzer Environmental Fellowship
Natalya Gallo awarded for her passion and commitment to improving environmental conditions
Jul 26, 2017
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