Scripps News Archives

Kate Furby Scripps Alumna Selected as AAAS Mass Media Science and Engineering Fellow
Kathryn Furby to write for the Washington Post in her commitment to humanize science
Apr 23, 2018
Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling in the lab Video: How Scientists Measure Carbon Dioxide in the Air
A 60th anniversary tour of the process behind the Keeling Curve
Apr 23, 2018
Photo of the Week: Twice as Nice
Sun shines through sampling nets off California coast
Apr 20, 2018
Undergraduate students at Scripps Oceanography aboard a cruise on R/V Robert Gordon Sproul. Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences Among New Majors Offered at UC San Diego
Undergraduates get hands-on training to tackle real-world issues
Apr 17, 2018
Scientists Matthew Alford (left) and Thomas Peacock at sea during study of potential seabed mining effects, February 2018 Collaborative Scientific Research Is Needed to Inform the Future of Seabed Mining
There’s an opportunity to establish guidelines before operations to extract valuable minerals from the ocean becomes widespread, researchers say
Apr 17, 2018
Photo of the Week: Gateway to Science
Researchers probe past climate change in Nepal
Apr 13, 2018
Beach surveys via ATV. Photo: Daron Case Just Add Sand
Sand nourishment projects aim to preserve California’s iconic sandy beaches
Apr 09, 2018
Brice Semmens (right) participates in a Google Hangout at a grouper spawning aggregation site. Photo: Joshua Stewart Research Highlight: Grouper Moon Project Uses Scripps Science to Revive a Caribbean Fish
The Nassau Grouper is in the midst of a comeback thanks to conservation and technology
Apr 05, 2018
The marine worm Trilobodrilus ellenscrippsae is named for Scripps' founding benefactor Around the Pier: Species Named for Scripps Founding Benefactor
Researchers select Ellen Browning Scripps as namesake of annelid found on La Jolla Shores
Apr 04, 2018
SXSW panelists Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography Leads Coral Tech Panel at SXSW
Interactive SXSW panel highlighted innovative technology used to study coral reefs
Apr 02, 2018
Photo of the Week: Nearby Nudibranch
Grad student photographs colorful mollusc under Scripps Pier
Mar 29, 2018
Scripps alumnae Tegan Blaine, Cody Hooven, Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, and Jill Weinberger Around the Pier: Q&A with Four Scripps Alumnae in STEM Careers
During women's history month, conversations with four alumnae continuing the mission of Scripps Oceanography in their professions
Mar 29, 2018
Photo of the Week: Knee-deep in the Data
Postdoc measures streamflow for atmospheric river research
Mar 23, 2018
Rendering for the proposed reconstruction and modernization of the Charles and Beano Scripps Center for Coastal Studies Scripps Family Contributes $4.6 Million Towards Two Crucial Scripps Oceanography Projects
Family members continue century-long legacy of support of research institution
Mar 22, 2018
Srripps alumnae Women’s History Month: Four Scripps Alumnae in STEM Careers
Q&A with four alumnae who are continuing the mission of Scripps Oceanography in their professional endeavors
Mar 22, 2018
William Easterling, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation. Q&A with William Easterling, Assistant Director of the National Science Foundation
Easterling, head of the Directorate for Geosciences, discussed his vision for NSF and funding priorities during a recent visit to Scripps Oceanography
Mar 19, 2018
Photo of the Week: Science on Sleds
Stranded students and instructors do research with dogsleds, pointy sticks
Mar 16, 2018
 New study shows ability of plankton like these diatoms to acquire iron is sensitive to ocean acidification Research Highlight: Key Biological Mechanism is Disrupted by Ocean Acidification
Inability of phytoplankton to acquire iron imperils marine ecosystems
Mar 14, 2018
 New study shows ability of plankton like these diatoms to acquire iron is sensitive to ocean acidification Key Biological Mechanism is Disrupted by Ocean Acidification
Inability of phytoplankton to acquire iron imperils marine ecosystems
Mar 14, 2018
Jane Willenbring in the field in Antarctica A Scientist’s Life: Jane Willenbring
Geologist studies 'the science of scenery'
Mar 08, 2018
Scripps researcher Tyler Cyronak and test chambers in a study of ocean acidification effects on coral reef sediments in Bermuda Research Highlight: Acid Ocean Poses Increased Reef Loss Risk
International team projects effect of diminishing supply of key building element
Mar 05, 2018
An amphipod collected by DOV Audacia from more than 8,000 meters (26,200 feet) deep off Chile Photo of the Week: Deep Dive Find
Lander developed by longtime Scripps engineer dives to record depth off Chile; collects marine life
Mar 02, 2018
The shadow of National Center for Atmospheric Research aircraft on Southern Ocean clouds. Photo: Bryan Rainwater/Colorado Univ. Research Highlight: ­­Scripps Joins Mission to Understand a Major Southern Ocean Climate Influence
The world’s most pristine clouds happen to be in the place with the world’s roughest weather
Mar 01, 2018
The shadow of National Center for Atmospheric Research aircraft on Southern Ocean clouds. Photo: Bryan Rainwater/Colorado Univ. ­­Scripps Joins Mission to Understand a Major Southern Ocean Climate Influence
The world’s most pristine clouds happen to be in the place with the world’s roughest weather
Mar 01, 2018
Antenna installation on a microwave tower to connect a nearby fire station to HPWREN. Courtesy of HPWREN/SDSC CENIC Recognizes Technology Projects to Combat California Wildfires
Scripps HPWREN program among awardees
Feb 21, 2018