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New Open-Access Book Casts Climate Change as a Public Health Crisis

Contributors to text co-edited by UC San Diego researchers range from Nobel Prize laureates to Pope Francis

Coral Research Birch

Birch Aquarium Staff Keeping 6,000 Fish, Invertebrates Healthy During Closure to Public

Shy fishes emerge, sociable octopus given more games to play

Blue Streak John Moore

Photo of the Week: Blue Streak

Photographer captures light in the sea and sky

Research Highlight Salmon Hatchery

Research Highlight: Understanding Microbiomes in Salmon Hatcheries

Scripps PhD student finds connection between hatchery and fish microbiome which may promote fish growth

Coronavirus Global Shutdown

Coronavirus Global Slowdown Is Cleaning the Skies. How Long Will It Last?

Scripps Oceanography climate scientists ponder what episode tells us about global warming

Sawyer Brand

Scripps Student Spotlight: Sawyer Brand

Scripps undergraduate student fascinated by the dynamic wonders of the ocean and atmosphere delves into research with Argo floats

Thwaits Glacier

First Results from NASA’s ICESat-2 Mission Map 16 Years of Melting Ice Sheets

Team of scientists finds massive ice loss in West Antarctica

Five National Academy of Sciences Members

Five UC San Diego Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

CAICE founding director among new members

Red Tide Phillip Arndt

Everything You Wanted to Know About Red Tides

Bioluminescent waves spotted along the coastline, from Baja California to Los Angeles

Tube Worm Glow

Tube Worm Slime Displays Long-Lasting, Self-Powered Glow

Marine organism’s bioluminescence could inspire new eco-friendly, long-lasting light sources

Scripps Oceanography Director Margaret Leinen

Four from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Scripps Oceanography Director Margaret Leinen among the 2020 class

Karen Gutierrez

Scripps Student Spotlight: Karen Gutierrez

Scripps graduate student inspired by geosciences, history, and anthropology to pursue research in paleoclimatology

Blob 2.0

New Study Looks at How the “Blob” Came Back

Scripps Oceanography and CIRES scientists find that weak winds in the Pacific drove record-breaking 2019 summertime marine heat wave

Researcher Sarah Giddings in an estuary.

El Niño Impacts on Southern California Estuaries Reveal Potential for More Frequent Closures

Winter storms in 2015-2016 emphasized vulnerability of estuaries that have natural, intermittent mouth closures, compared to those which stay open throughout the year

A biogeochemical Argo float deployed in the Southern Ocean. Photo: Channing Prend

Scientific Resilience During a Pandemic

An aborted research cruise makes the most of the return journey home

Photos: CDIP, Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego

Research in the Time of COVID-19

Despite a deserted campus, some essential Scripps research programs carry on

Portrait of a smiling woman with short brown hair, a beach is visible in the background

A Scientist's Life: Sarah Aarons

Earth scientist studies the role dust plays in shaping ecosystems

Arc-eye hawkfish on a reef in the South Pacific. PC: Brian Zgliczynski

Diet Diversity: Hawkfish Species Thrive on Remote Reefs Thanks to Food Preferences

Scientists discover that species diversity of hawkfish is explained by differences in what they eat

anti cancer drugs

Deep Sea Anti-Cancer Drug Discovered by Scripps Scientists Enters Final Phase of Clinical Trials

Microbe from the ocean floor is a promising new treatment for glioblastoma, the cancer that killed Sen. John McCain

Surface waves produced by iceberg calving are visible near the terminus of the Hansbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway.

Listen Up: Scripps Scientists Use Underwater Microphones to Study Calving Arctic Glacier

Researchers develop new method for measuring glacial retreat by analyzing underwater acoustic recordings of icebergs falling into the ocean

Photo by Rawpixel

Coastal Heat Waves Can Tax Public Health - Even Outside of Summer

Study of Southern California hospitalizations shows upticks attributable to heat driven by Santa Ana winds in fall, winter, and spring

Weiguang (Roger) Wu

Scripps Student Spotlight: Weiguang (Roger) Wu

Scripps undergraduate student pursues studying ocean science in the name of art

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