Scripps alumna and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Photo by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

From the Sea to the Stars

Scripps Oceanography alumna Jessica Meir, PhD ‘09, launches to the International Space Station, fulfilling a lifelong dream

Portrait of a smiling woman wearing a purple shirt; a building and the ocean are seen in the background

A Scientist's Life: Kathy Barbeau

Marine chemist studies how the presence of trace metals such as iron and copper affect marine life and even the climate

Scripps Institution of Oceanography will serve as the location for a new Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise (COE).

Coast Guard Partners with Scripps Oceanography to Establish Blue Technology Center of Expertise

New Center of Expertise will provide opportunities for identification, evaluation and transition of new blue technologies

Scripps Oceanography graduate student Grant Batzel.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Grant Batzel

A passionate PhD student who makes the most out of his time at Scripps to study the slipper snail and become a well-rounded scientist

A gray wahle breaching. Photo: Alisa Schulman-Janiger

Research Highlight: Scientists Find Key Changes in Gray Whale Migration Routes off Southern California

Increasing numbers of gray whales migrating closer to shore could put whales at risk for ship strikes, entanglements, and pollution

Surf Program at Scripps Oceanography

Around the Pier: SURF Program Fosters Network of Support for Students to Continue to Graduate School

Q&A with several 2019 SURF participants, including two alumni mentors who are currently pursuing PhDs at Scripps Oceanography

Master's student Jessica Sportelli on a Zodiac in the Churchill River in Canada.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Jessica Sportelli

Marine biology master’s student is studying whale acoustics to identify why killer whales are migrating to new places

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