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Scripps Scientists Discuss Tijuana River Valley in Upcoming Virtual Forum

Researchers will be talking about the current state and future vision of this region

Prather_SarsCoV2_aerosolsletter

Leading Experts Call for Immediate Action to Address Inhalation Exposure to Prevent COVID-19 Infections and Deaths

Letter encourages federal agencies to update guidance to acknowledge and mitigate aerosol transmission

Women and Minorities in Science Group Honored for Contributions to Inclusive Excellence

WMIS recognized at UC San Diego’s 26th Annual Inclusive Excellence Awards

Scripps Oceanography geochemist Ray Weiss

Emissions of Banned Ozone-Depleting Substance and Greenhouse Gas are Back on the Decline

Chlorofluorocarbon gas associated with insulating foam had surged unexpectedly in mid-2010s

Scripps Student Spotlight: Mariela Rios

Graduate student seeks to find sustainability while promoting profitability for Veracruz, Mexico's sardine fishers

The Pandemic Blenny, a New Fish Discovered by Scripps Scientist

Scripps ichthyologist describes a new fish species whose name reflects these difficult times

Sarah Purkey

A Scientist’s Life: Sarah Purkey

Oceanographer monitors ocean heat content, key driving force behind sea-level rise

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New Report Confirms Benefits of Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations at Lake Mendocino

Assessment quantifies benefits of new strategy for dam operations, resulting in significant benefits to water supply, flood risk management, fish habitat and recreation

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography and San Diego Gas & Electric Expand Climate Change Research Collaboration

A newly signed agreement will help facilitate collaborative and applied research to address the effects of climate change in the San Diego region

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Scripps Explores Connections between Diversity and Science in New Lecture Series

DEEP Connections lecture series and several Black History Month-inspired virtual events to focus on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the sciences

Paul Crutzen

Paul Crutzen: 1933-2021

Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist coined term ‘Anthropocene’ to describe humanity’s impact on natural systems

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California Energy Commission Grant Brings Scientists Closer to Transformative Forecast Ability

Product that can simulate climate variables down to small grids and on the scale of hours puts California at leading edge of climate planning

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Shooting for the Moon

UC San Diego alumnae Jessica Meir and Kate Rubins selected to NASA’s Artemis program, which aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024

More Pollutants Could Remain in Atmosphere With Less Light Rain

New study shows effects of rainfall on pollutants vary by the severity of precipitation

A young woman in a UCSD t-shirt stands in front of a docked ship.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Rachel Chen

Undergraduate student examines cephalopods and their role in the diet of longnose lancetfish

Study Says Urban Design Can Slow the Spread of COVID-19, Other Infectious Diseases

Neighborhood-level data can help make urban geography a key forecast tool during outbreaks, researchers say

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Antarctic Geographic Feature Named in Honor of Scripps Glaciologist Helen Amanda Fricker

The U.K. Antarctic Place-Names Committee honors British individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to furthering Antarctica's understanding, protection, and management

Fisher selling tuna at San Diego harbor

Fish for Dinner – With a Side of Awareness

Upcoming celebration highlights sustainable seafood leadership

William Newman: 1927-2020

William Newman: 1927-2020

Marine biologist was renowned expert on seafloor barnacles, valued mentor

William Riedel: 1927-2020

Paleontologist’s work helped understand geologic history

Detail of Coronaviridae life cycle

Researchers Identify Natural Products with Potential Efficacy Against Coronavirus, Ebola, and Other Lethal Viruses

Review of the life histories of RNA viruses and the compounds that could disrupt them offers hope for curtailment of future pandemics

Erosion monitoring, Torrey Pines State Beach.

Surveys Identify Relationship between Waves, Coastal Cliff Erosion

Study shows waves, rainfall important parts of erosion process, providing new opportunity to improve forecasts

Scripps Student Spotlight: Camille Pagniello

Graduate student researches marine life through an array of sensory monitoring systems to decode ocean properties

The DURIP awarded to Matthew Dzieciuch will fund acquisition of a low-frequency sound source. The instrument will complement two existing sources that were part of the Coordinated Arctic Acoustic Thermometry Experiment (CAATEX) including the one pictured here. Photo by Daniel Fatnes, Norwegian Coast Guard.

UC San Diego Receives 7 DURIP Awards from Department of Defense

University tops UC system in number of awards

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