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Cuvier’s beaked whales comprise one of 24 known species of beaked whales worldwide.  Photo: Gustavo Cárdenas-Hinojosa

Ultrasonic Antifouling Devices Found Damaging to Whales

Study of Cuvier’s beaked whales off Mexico’s Guadalupe Island led to discovery

 Isabel Rivera-Collazo in the field in Puerto Rico

Scripps Launches Two Projects on the Impact of Climate Change on Coastlines and People

National Science Foundation grants support research hubs in Southern California and Puerto Rico

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kiirah Green

Master’s student researches deep-sea biology, with a focus on newly discovered species of deep-sea worms

A CalCOFI postcard and its container dropped in the Pacific Ocean sometime in the late 1950s. Photo: Erik Jepsen

A Salad Dressing Bottle, a Postcard, and a Mystery

Chance find of a message in a bottle illuminates long history of ocean research

Scripps Oceanography, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Join Forces to Pursue Common Interests

Partnership to advance collaborations ranging from marine and offshore wind energy to ocean and climate technology R&D

CHAOS lead scientist Kim Prather (left) oversees inaugural SOARS research project

The Chaos of Sea Spray Aerosols

Students part of inaugural study using new ocean simulator

Scripps PhD student Tammy Russell surrounded by chinstrap penguins in Antarctica

Diving into Seabird Science

The study of penguins and other seabirds takes flight through the research of Scripps PhD student Tammy Russell

World Leaders in Ocean Science and Philanthropy Come Together to Create First-ever Ocean Pavilion at UN Climate Conference

COP27 venue an acknowledgment of rising profile of the ocean in international climate negotiations

UC San Diego Announces Second Cohort for Blue Economy Accelerator

Six new startups tackle ocean challenges in StartBlue program

UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography Awarded $5.6 Million for Southern California DDT Ocean Dumpsite Research

NOAA funding will aim to further characterize, monitor, and research dumpsite

AGU 2022 Honors

Six Scripps Oceanography Researchers Awarded for Scientific Excellence

AGU’s 2022 awardees include Scripps’ Carlene Burton, Daniel Cayan, Catherine Constable, Wenyuan Fan, Gabi Laske, and Vashan Wright­

Collector vehicle Patania II, operated by marine engineering firm Global Sea Mineral Resources NV, stirs up seafloor sediment during field testing.

Study Gives New Insights into Nature of Deep-Sea Sediment Plumes

MIT-Scripps Oceanography team finds that sediment stirred up stays relatively close to seafloor

Ella Kim portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ella Kim

PhD student analyzes fish acoustics along the West Coast and their relationship to marine heat waves

Jesse Ausubel

Environmental Scientist Jesse Ausubel to Receive 2022 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest

Ausubel to deliver a free public lecture at Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Oct. 13

Another Year, Another Maui Trip!

Scripps Oceanography students monitor long-term changes in coral reef health

Joost van der Zwaag

Scripps Fleet Under New Leadership

Scripps Institution of Oceanography appoints Joost van der Zwaag as new marine superintendent

Anya film portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Anya Štajner

PhD student researches zooplankton activity in the California Current Ecosystem

Marine research geophysicist Tim Barnett, 1938-2022

Tim Barnett: 1938-2022

Geophysicist led first wave of El Niño forecasting, foretold demise of Western reservoirs

Flooding overtops Fremont Weir, 2019. Photo: Florence Low/California Department of Water Resources

Climate Change Projected to Increase Atmospheric River Flood Damages in the United States

Damage costs in western states could triple by end of century

Nierenberg Prize Awarded to Distinguished Atmospheric Scientist Warren Washington

Trailblazing climate researcher accepts Scripps-given award for science in the public interest

Surprise, Surprise: Subsurface Water On Mars Defies Expectations

Physics connects seismic data to properties of rocks and sediments

Big Sur experienced some of the most substantial cliff retreat rates observed by Scripps researchers

New High-Resolution Study on California Coastal Cliff Erosion Released

Website presents details on state’s continually changing coastline

Illunima sign

Illumina Supports Enhanced Genomics-Enabled Discovery and Training Programs at UC San Diego

New laboratory automation technology will advance marine biomedical research, preparing students for biotech and genomics workforce

Biological oceanographer Moira Decima

A Scientist's Life: Moira Décima

Curator of the Pelagic Invertebrate Collection at Scripps Oceanography seeks to understand changes caused by a warmer, more acidic ocean

SUNRISE in the Gulf of Mexico

Watching how water moves at a busy ocean intersection

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