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A woman jumps in an outdoor setting in Iceland near a rainbow

Scripps Student Spotlight: Karina Halliman

Undergraduate focuses research on the health of marine ecosystems, from food webs in the Antarctic Peninsula to seabird populations along the U.S. West Coast

Layer of ice on wooden surface. Photo: Marakit Atinat

Climate Colder on Land During Last Ice Age than Thought

Study uses dissolved gases in ancient groundwater as a thermometer for the past

A pier over the ocean in the bakground with yellow flowers and cacti in the foreground

Scripps Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Students and staff share personal stories about their heritage and discuss ways to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Scripps oceanographer Grant Deane

A Scientist's Life: Grant Deane

Oceanographer studies how much bubbles can reveal about the state of the oceans

Photo: Octavio Aburto

Mexico an Emerging ‘Beacon’ for Ecotourism Thanks to Pristine Dive Sites

Global degradation has made unspoiled ocean expanses scarce but lucrative destinations

Lobsters in cage

Extreme Climate Events Threaten U.S. Fisheries, Fishermen, and Coastal Communities

In the first-ever nationwide Federal Fishery Disaster database, scientists with Scripps Institution of Oceanography and The Nature Conservancy paint a startling picture foreshadowing disaster for domestic fisheries

Aggregation of sardine in Gulf of California

Overfishing As Significant as Environmental Factors as Cause of Sardine Fishery Collapse

Study offers a new way to predict sardine population shifts and a counternarrative to current understanding

Scripps Student Spotlight: Monica Thukral

A graduate student studies the importance of small molecules and the improvements they can make in medicine and science

A diver underwater

U.S., Israeli Universities Open Marine Archaeology Research Station

New field station in Akko, Israel will support research by UC San Diego's Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology and the University of Haifa's Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies

Spotlights illuminate an instrument used to detect pockets of warm Pacific Ocean water that penetrated the Arctic Ocean

The 'Heat Bombs' Destroying Arctic Sea Ice

Unprecedented observations could revise forecasts of melt in polar ocean

Photo: Simone Staff

The Wave Beneath Their Wings

The intricate dance between waves, wind, and gliding pelicans is worked out for the first time

Coronavirus image of red spikes on grey sphere

New Assessment Examines 10 Reasons Why the Coronavirus Is Airborne

Experts find that recognizing the virus is predominantly spread through air would save lives

Portarit of a female astronaut with short brown hair wearing a blue jumpsuit. She is standing in a training facility and her arms are crossed.

Ready for Liftoff: Alumna Megan McArthur to Pilot Space Mission

Astronaut and graduate of Scripps Oceanography to visit International Space Station as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission

Organisms from the Oceanographic Collections

The Underwater Library at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

For decades, the Scripps Oceanographic Collections have amassed millions of marine organisms and geological samples, which continue to yield scientific discoveries long after their preservation

Water temperature measurement, Scripps Pier, Aug. 18, 2018. Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

Cause of Historic Ocean Heat Wave off San Diego in 2018

Stifled ocean activity the dominant force behind historic event

California's Central Valley as seen from the International Space Station.

Scientists Map “Pulse” of Groundwater Flow through California’s Central Valley

Advances in remote sensing are providing a first glimpse of groundwater recharge in the San Joaquin Valley

Portrait of a man with short dark hair, glasses, and a blue shirt. He is standing outside with the ocean and trees visible in the background.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ivan Moreno

A graduate student researches cyanobacteria and bacteria and their ability to adapt and thrive in extreme environments

A compilation photo featuring headshots of two women

Two Scripps Scientists Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Deirdre Lyons and Sarah Giddings receive prestigious awards that support early-career faculty

Pachygrapsus crassipes, the striped shore crab

Parasite That Dissolves Crabs Discovered

Organism forms unique mouth-like structure, swims in crab blood

The R/V Roger Revelle Sails Again

Crew and scientists aboard R/V Roger Revelle put ship through its paces after an extensive overhaul

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kendall Chancellor

A graduate student analyzes the bleaching of coral reefs across Pacific Ocean

Sunset at Scripps Pier

Scripps Celebrates Women’s History Month

A Women’s History Month-inspired Q&A featuring several staff members at Scripps

Feet of a Buddha statue in water

How an Unusually Warm Indian Ocean Caused Flooding on Yangtze River

Climate modelers unravel a mystery with a surprising connection to Australian bushfires and African locust swarms.

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