Scripps News Archives

Scripps biological oceanographer Lisa Levin Scripps Biological Oceanographer Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award
Lisa Levin a pioneer in observing the consequences of diminishing supply of oxygen in the deep ocean
Feb 12, 2018
Charles David Keeling and his namesake Keeling Curve Around the Pier: New Keeling Curve Prize Inspired by Scripps Research Icon
Strategies sought to mitigate greenhouse gases
Feb 08, 2018
Magnetic loops gyrate above the sun, March 23-24, 2017. Photo: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory Reduced Energy from the Sun Might Occur by Mid-century; Now Scientists Know by How Much
UC San Diego scientists review satellite observations of nearby Sun-like stars to estimate the strength of the next “grand minimum” period of diminished UV radiation
Feb 05, 2018
Magnetic loops gyrate above the sun, March 23-24, 2017. Photo: NASA/GSFC/Solar Dynamics Observatory Research Highlight: Reduced Energy from the Sun Might Occur by Mid-Century. Now Scientists Know by How Much.
UC San Diego scientists review satellite observations of nearby Sun-like stars to estimate the strength of the next “grand minimum” period of diminished UV radiation
Feb 05, 2018
Photo of the Week: Super Blue Blood Moon
Rare spectacle at Scripps Pier
Feb 02, 2018
POGO-19 attendees gather at Scripps Seaside Forum lawn Around the Pier: Top Ocean Research Organizations Develop Unified Voice at Scripps Meeting
Global research organization seeks to leverage technological advances to promote ocean protection
Feb 01, 2018
Attendees of POGO-19 Top Ocean Research Organizations Develop Unified Voice at Scripps Meeting
Global research organization seeks to leverage technological advances to promote ocean protection
Feb 01, 2018
Pink sea urchins on the seafloor. Photo: NOAA/Ed Bowlby Research Highlight: Tasty and Pink, Sea Urchin Species May Be a Climate-Tolerant Food Source
A hardy urchin species shows potential to relieve pressure on more vulnerable species, according to new research by California Sea Grant-funded scientists
Jan 31, 2018
Pink sea urchins Tasty and Pink, Sea Urchin Species May Be a Climate-Tolerant Food Source
A hardy urchin species shows potential to relieve pressure on more vulnerable species, according to new research by California Sea Grant-funded scientists
Jan 31, 2018
Marlene Zuk at TEDWomen 2015 presentation Scripps Lecture: What Evolution Really Tells Us About Sex, Diet and How We Live
Free public Rosenblatt presentation by Marlene Zuk February 8
Jan 29, 2018
CW3E Director Marty Ralph with WC-130J aircraft at San Diego's Brown Field. Photo: Erik Jepsen Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Air Force, NOAA Poised to Probe Atmospheric Rivers
Weather reconnaissance flights to be made during peak of storm season
Jan 26, 2018
Photo of the Week: Plankton Ahoy
Student helps citizen scientists gather data in Antarctic fjords
Jan 26, 2018
Low oxygen caused the death of corals and crabs in Bocas del Toro, Panama. Photo: Arcadio Castillo/Smithsonian Research Highlight: International Team of Researchers Concludes Ocean is Losing Its Breath
In Broadest View Yet of World’s Low Oxygen, Scientists Reveal Dangers and Solutions
Jan 24, 2018
County of San Diego Partners with UC San Diego to Upgrade Fire Detection Network
County to add new cameras and boost network speed of hazard detection technology developed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Jan 23, 2018
James Behrens / Coastal Data Information Program Photo of the Week: Buoy on the Bay
New wave buoy gets scenic downtown San Diego view
Jan 19, 2018
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
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