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Scripps Student Spotlight: Jeramy Dedrick

Climate sciences PhD student studies the physical and chemical processes affecting low cloud formation in marine environments

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Eyes on Wildfires

ALERTWildfire camera network reaches 610-camera milestone during season of record fires

Scripps-Rady Ocean Plastic Pollution Challenge

Applications open for solution-based course to tackle marine pollution

Two researchers deploy a robotic float off a ship.

NSF Grants $53 Million to Create a Global Fleet of Robotic Floats to Monitor Ocean Health

New grant will support a consortium of research institutions, including Scripps Oceanography, to build a global array of robotic floats with biogeochemical sensors

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New Study Finds That Parasites Can Drain Energy from Hosts Prior to Infection

Study led by Scripps scientists looks at the impact of brain-infecting parasites on California killifish

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Clinging on Tighter: Scientists Reenvision Bioinspired Suction Cup

New study and prototype design follow up previous efforts to recreate clingfish suction disc

Local Cures for the Climate Crisis

Book and event seek community remedies for the intertwined issues of climate change, public health and social justice

E/V Nautilus. Photo: Ocean Exploration Trust

Scientists Studying Biodiversity and Pharmaceutical Potential on Seafloor off California

Viewers can tune in live to watch trio of Scripps Oceanography researchers and their students explore the deep ocean

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Alyssa Demko

PhD student fascinated by chemistry in the natural world pursues research on microbes

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Keeling Curve Receives Continuation Funding from Eric and Wendy Schmidt

$1.45M Grants Support Keeling Curve, Ocean pH Programs, Key Indicators of Global Warming

Mario Molina

Obituary Notice: Nobel Laureate Mario Molina

Pioneering atmospheric chemist

Talcahunao, Chile after 2010 tsuanmi. Photo: Peter Burgess EU/ECHO

Unveiling the Accuracy of Tsunami Predictions

New study validates accuracy in predicting the first wave, but weakness in forecasting ‘trailing’ waves

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Letter from Leading Researchers Urges Terminology Update, Shift in COVID-19 Guidance

Importance of moving activities outdoors and ensuring proper ventilation indoors stressed, as experts urge science community to clarify definitions

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Recognizing Latinx and Hispanic Excellence at Scripps

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, we interviewed several members of the Latinx community at Scripps, including faculty, students, staff, and researchers

Researchers Use Satellite Imaging to Map Groundwater Use in California’s Central Valley

Satellite data reveal variability in the intensity of groundwater use for different crops, a boon for irrigation policymaking across the state

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SeadragonSearch: Using Community Science to Conserve Australia’s Charismatic Animals

Community-driven research initiative uses artificial intelligence tools to identify seadragons from uploaded photos; resulting data will inform conservation policy

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Scripps Student Spotlight: Channing Prend

PhD student seeks answers about the Southern Ocean in order to better understand how it aids the global climate system

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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

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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

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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

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