Scripps News Archives

japan earthquake New Study Pinpoints Stress Factor of Mega-Earthquake off Japan
Researchers provide insight into hazard potential of large earthquakes
Mar 02, 2016
Margaret Leinen Scripps Oceanography Director Named Science Envoy by U.S. Department of State
Margaret Leinen to focus on ocean science in Latin America, East Asia, and the Pacific
Feb 29, 2016
Sally Ride Science at UC San Diego Lifts Off with Innovative Summer Program
Junior Academy will focus on STEAM education for young women in middle and high schools
Feb 25, 2016
coral reef health From the Pristine to Degraded: Reefs of the Central Pacific
Scripps-led research team assesses the impacts of human disturbance on coral reefs
Feb 24, 2016
Ganges River under a hazy sky. Photo: Roehan Rengadurai Cutting Aerosols Will Help Secure World’s Water Supply
UC San Diego scientists outline policy solutions to reduce atmospheric dimming
Feb 22, 2016
mesopelagic acoustics New Research Reveals Sound of Deep-Water Animal Migration
Scripps researchers study sounds emitted from mesopelagic zone
Feb 22, 2016
NOAA GOES satellite image of atmospheric water vapor, Feb. 19, 2016 In the News Now: Scripps Researchers Use Hurricane Hunters to Probe Atmospheric Rivers
Goal is to improve forecasts of key precipitation source
Feb 19, 2016
A giant manta ray swims Photo of the Week: A Ray of Hope
Majestic giant manta ray photographed by Scripps grad student
Feb 19, 2016
Obituary Notice: Douglas Inman: Founder of Coastal Oceanography
Created founding principles of nearshore science, influenced generations of oceanographers
Feb 19, 2016
Scripps Distinguished Professor William Gerwick Scripps Professor Receives Research Achievement Award
William Gerwick is honored for his research in marine biomedicine
Feb 18, 2016
San Diego coastline as seen from aircraft bearing instruments that make precision measurements of beach topography Around the Pier: El Niño Beach Survey Provides Glimpse of What’s to Come for the Coast
Elevated sea level fed by warmer ocean could be the look of the future
Feb 11, 2016
Acoustic technology and a marine seep. Research Highlight: Acoustic Technology Aids Scripps Scientists in Study of Marine Seeps
Novel use of acoustic recording package developed for marine mammals helps scientists monitor methane emissions in the North Sea
Feb 11, 2016
Scripps coastal oceanographer Sarah N. Giddings A Scientist's Life: Sarah N. Giddings
Coastal oceanographer studies the changing nature of estuaries
Feb 11, 2016
Xenoturbella churro (top center), one of four new flatworm-like species found by scientists including Scripps's Greg Rouse Research Highlight: Deep-Sea Churro Finds its Evolutionary Home
Genetic analysis by Scripps team correctly pinpoints species on the tree of life
Feb 10, 2016
Obituary Notice: Leonard Liebermann, Scripps Expert on Underwater Sound
Founding faculty member of UC San Diego was 100
Feb 10, 2016
Jan. 2016 ocean surface temperatures compared to 1981-2010 average. Image: Dan Pisut/NOAA NNVL Scripps Science Responds to El Niño
Across a wide range of disciplines, Scripps researchers are observing this year’s historic event in greater detail than ever before
Feb 09, 2016
Caught fish displayed at Venice Marina in Venice, La. Research Highlight: Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish Across the World’s Oceans
Scripps researchers’ analysis shows highly variable pollutant concentrations in fish meat
Feb 08, 2016
A humpback whale breaches near San Diego Bay, Feb. 7, 2016. Photo: Chris Fitzsimmons/BAS Photo of the Week
Super Bowl Sunday Spectacle
Feb 08, 2016
Rodney Moll, Kevin Hardy, Natalya Gallo New Agreement Enlists Citizen Scientists in Support of Scripps Exploration at Sea
Collaboration with SeaKeepers leverages yachting vessels as platforms for science
Feb 04, 2016
new species Scripps-Led Team Discovers Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species
Genetic analysis by Scripps team correctly pinpoints species on the tree of life
Feb 03, 2016
Linda Chilton of USC Sea Grant leads citizen scientists on a tour of La Jolla Shores Jan. 20, 2016 From the Field: Empowering the Community through Citizen Science
Student will evaluate program enlisting public’s help in documenting El Niño
Feb 01, 2016
Amato Evan points skyward with a weather balloon in the background. Photo of the Week: Into the Great Wide Open
UC San Diego undergrads launch weather balloon off the Scripps Pier
Jan 29, 2016
Joshua Stewart and a giant manta ray. Scripps Grad Student Receives Prestigious Environmental Fellowship
Joshua Stewart named as a Switzer Environmental Fellow by the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation
Jan 28, 2016
Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish Across the World’s Oceans Study Finds Toxic Pollutants in Fish Across the World’s Oceans
Scripps researchers’ analysis shows highly variable pollutant concentrations in fish meat
Jan 28, 2016
Katharine Anderson Ritter Fellow Scripps Lecture Captures Ocean Science Exploration between World Wars
Ritter Fellowship winner Katharine Anderson to give free public lecture on Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.
Jan 26, 2016
Scripps scientists Brice Semmens and Octavio Aburto-Oropeza Scripps Scientists Appointed to Ocean Resources Enhancement Advisory Panel
Researchers appointed for their fisheries research expertise
Jan 25, 2016
Red crabs caught during a CalCOFI bongo net tow. Photo: James Wilkinson Photo of the Week
Red crabs galore
Jan 21, 2016
SIO Games Group SIO Games Receives Boost through Private Funding
Educational outreach program receives gift to support one year of operations
Jan 19, 2016
Ross Sea phase sensitive radar system Study Finds High Melt Rates on Antarctica’s Most Stable Ice Shelf
Scripps-led study finds melting rates 25 times higher than expected
Jan 14, 2016
Three scientists collect an award. Fourth Annual TriNet Challenge Awards Innovation at UC San Diego
Scripps teams placed second and third in environmentally focused business competition
Jan 13, 2016
Andy Nosal Around the Pier: Meet Andy Nosal, the Scripps Researcher with a Passion for Science Communication—and Sharks
The winner of a prestigious science communicator’s award, Nosal strives to dispel myths about sharks
Jan 12, 2016
Updated Google Earth image at right shows new seafloor features in the western Philippine Sea compared to earlier version Around the Pier: New Global Seafloor Map Incorporated into Google Ocean
Scripps geophysicist helps virtual globe stay up-to-date with the latest science
Jan 11, 2016
An emperor penguin resurfaces after a dive Research Highlight: Birds of a Feather
Scripps researchers study the unique design of the emperor penguin's feather coat
Jan 11, 2016
Deployment of instrument to measure light scattering in ocean off R/V Laurence M. Gould during FjordEco cruise Photo of the Week
Jan 08, 2016
Veerabhadran Ramanathan. Photo: Glenn Marzano Scripps Climate Scientist Recognized for Pioneering Work by Spanish Foundation
BBVA Foundation bestows Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Climate Change category to Veerabhadran Ramanathan
Jan 08, 2016
Farooq Azam Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Awards UC San Diego Nearly $1 Million to Advance Knowledge of Ocean’s Microbiome
Three-year research grant supports laboratory of Distinguished Professor Farooq Azam at Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Jan 05, 2016
Infographic courtesy of NCAR Flying Lab to Investigate Southern Ocean's Appetite for Carbon
Field campaign will help scientists predict future climate
Jan 05, 2016
Gray Whale Watching with BIrch Aquarium at Scripps Gray Whale Season Surfaces at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Celebrating 16 years of whale watching with Flagship Cruises & Events
Dec 21, 2015
Photo of the Week: Sampling Sabancaya
If the volcanic gasses won't come to you...
Dec 18, 2015
Analysis: “This Gets Us in the Game”
Scripps Oceanography researchers came to COP21 to add oceans, non-CO2 climate agents, and environmental justice to the conversation. How did they fare?
Dec 17, 2015