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Study Shows Acceleration of Global Mean Ocean Circulation since 1990s

Influence of greenhouse gas emissions cited as contributing cause

Strateole-2: Long-duration balloon flights across the tropics to study atmospheric dynamics and composition

Up, Up, and Away

Long-duration balloons collecting climate data in the sky complete first trip around the globe

Astronaut Jessica Meir called her alma mater from space to participate in a live Q&A session. Photos: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego

An Out of This World Conversation with Astronaut Jessica Meir

UC San Diego alumna discussed her journey from 'STEM to Stars' during live Q&A from space

A New Consequence of Arctic Sea Ice Melt: Changing Weather at the Equator

Research links sea ice retreat with tropical phenomena including a new kind of El Niño

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Air Force, NOAA to Fly into Atmospheric River Storms Over Pacific Ocean this Winter

Weather reconnaissance flights aim to improve forecasts and understanding of atmospheric rivers

Scripps 2013 Research Vessel Melville Crew Honored With Polychaete Worm Species Names

After discovering a multitude of species, the 2013 R/V Melville crew decided that coming up with a new naming system was the best course of celebration

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniel Yee

Scripps PhD student pursues research in molecular and cell biology of diatoms responsible for a large portion of the planet’s photosynthesis and oxygen production

Craig McLean, Margaret Leinen, and Ariel Troisi lead a town hall discussion on the UN Decade.

Scripps Co-Hosts BlueTech Conference Focused on Industry Solutions

BlueTech industry leaders and scientists meet to support the UN’s 2030 sustainable development goals

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kayla Wilson

A PhD student studying the biochemistry of marine sponges seeks new ways to help improve human health

A Scientist's Life: Simone Baumann-Pickering

Biological oceanographer identifies natural marine life behavior from human-induced behavior using acoustics

High flows in a tributary to Lake Mendocino after the February 2019 atmospheric river. Photo: CW3E

Atmospheric River Storms Create $1 Billion-a-Year Flood Damage

Researchers calculate damages caused by weather phenomenon in the West over 40-year period

Adi Khen's octopus

The Story of My Octopus

A bond between PhD student and eight-armed friend

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