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Scripps Alumni Spotlight: V. Elliott Smith

Researcher and author V. Elliott Smith, PhD '68, reflects on his career and discusses his new mystery novel

Winnie Chu (left) and watchmates begin a rainy graveyard shift aboard R/V Sally Ride

Research Experience aboard R/V Sally Ride a.k.a. 'SWEET BOAT GIG 2020'

Students from around the country get a taste of ship life

A Scientist’s Life: Jade d’Alpoim Guedes

Archaeologist considers how history can guide society as it deals with climate change

Scripps Student Spotlight: Gabriela Negrete-García

Passionate PhD student pursues research on climate change affecting phytoplankton communities in the Arctic

Profile photos of eight college students; seven women and one man

Scripps Welcomes Eight New Community Engagement Fellows

Community Engagement Fellows dedicate their efforts to developing equity, diversity, and inclusion for the Scripps Institution of Oceanography community

NASA image of clouds over earth.

Scripps Receives NOAA Award to Study Clouds, One of the Largest Uncertainties in Climate Change

The MAPP project will examine the relationship between low cloud “hot-spots” and Earth’s global climate sensitivity

Lake Sonoma. Sonoma Water is a founding member of the Water Affiliates Group.

New Water Affiliates Group Forms at Scripps’ Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes

A new membership program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography leverages the latest atmospheric river science to optimize water resource management

fish eye

Acidic Fish Eyes See Better

'Gas-gland' in the head of fish helps boost oxygen to the eyes

Tammy Russell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Tammy Russell

Scripps PhD student studying seabird foraging ecology finds ways to support conservation

SeaSCAPE Experiment in Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Ocean Microbes Could Interact with Pollution to Influence Climate

Preliminary findings from SeaSCAPE experiment presented at American Chemical Society meeting

The science party aboard R/V Sally Ride. Laura Lilly is at far left at rear; Angela Klemmedson is fourth from right.

All-Female Science Party aboard R/V Sally Ride Continues 71-year CalCOFI Measurement Series

Researchers honor pioneering astronaut and legacy of iconic science program

Remnants of the Wordie Ice Shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula

Satellite Record Gives Unprecedented View of Antarctic Ice Shelf Melt Pattern over 25 Years

New estimates of ice shelf melting around Antarctica since the 1990s show where and when ice has been lost and where meltwater entered the Southern Ocean

A small research vessel in the ocean.

Scientific Workboat Expands Student Research Opportunities

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster is opening up nearshore research off Southern California

Lauren Kim

Scripps Student Spotlight: Lauren Kim

PhD student studying storm waves is determined to help make positive direct impacts on climate change

Emperor Penguins Crary Bank Photo by Gerald Kooyman

Even at 400 Meters Deep, Banks of Ross Sea Are Consistent Source of Emperor Penguin Food

Secrets of most successful colony in Antarctica revealed over more than two decades of study

Launching an unmanned surface vessel from Scripps Pier.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Partners with NOAA for Unmanned Systems Research

New agreement is to advance unmanned systems research and operations activities for NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations

Oroville Dam

Researchers Identify Factor Behind 2017 Oroville Dam Spillways Incident

Heavy snowmelt delivered a surge of runoff to Feather River and Lake Oroville

Earth's Magnetic Field

Simulations Shows Magnetic Field Can Change 10 Times Faster than Previously Thought

Scientists demonstrate rapid changes are associated with local weakening of the magnetic field

A blue screen with the word Wavelengths written in white letters

Scripps Oceanography Debuts Wavelengths Video Series

Hosted YouTube video series showcases the cutting-edge research happening at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Susheel Adusumilli in Antarctica

Scripps Student Spotlight: Susheel Adusumilli

Geophysics PhD student pursuing research of ice-ocean interactions makes a positive difference with his conversations and projects on climate change

Research vessel Roger Revelle off the coast of La Jolla.

R/V Roger Revelle Returns

Vessel makes whistle stop at Scripps Oceanography on return to San Diego

NOAA Dust

Air Pollution’s Connection to Infant Mortality

New study reveals air pollution, even from natural sources, has critical impacts on child health

Cruise Quarantine

Scripps Oceanography Research Cruises Resume – With Limitations

Scientists deal with substantial procedural changes to ensure safety during COVID-19

Vanessa Zobell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Vanessa ZoBell

PhD student fascinated by the intelligence and mystery of whales studies ship noise impacts on baleen whales in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Scripps Oceanography SURF Program

Scripps Oceanography’s 2020 SURF Program Continues During COVID-19

Despite the pandemic, Scripps’ undergraduate summer research program that aims to increase diversity in geosciences carries on and expands with new virtual offering

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