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Scripps Celebrates Women’s History Month

A Women’s History Month-inspired Q&A featuring several staff members at Scripps

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How an Unusually Warm Indian Ocean Caused Flooding on Yangtze River

Climate modelers unravel a mystery with a surprising connection to Australian bushfires and African locust swarms.

Two people sitting on a bench in smoky air overlooking Hollywood sign.

Fine Particulate Matter from Wildfire Smoke More Harmful Than Pollution from Other Sources

Researchers call for revisions to air-quality monitoring guidelines to consider the sources of emissions

Scripps Student Spotlight: Benjamin Davis

Graduate student monitors brine disposal methods from desalination plants and their potential detrimental effects on the ocean

SXSW Online 2021

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at SXSW Online 2021

Scientists from Scripps leading two panels at virtual conference

Laura and Carl Hubbs, December 1946

A Line in the Sand

A brief history of the women of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Researchers collect seaweed at the tide pools

Revealing the Secrets of Seaweeds

UC San Diego researchers explore seaweed genome diversity in a first-of-its-kind project that could help solve societal challenges

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Breaking the Patrisharky: Scientists Reexamine Gender Biases in Shark and Ray Mating Research

New study analyzes biological drivers of multiple paternity in sharks and rays, challenging decades of unbalanced research

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Joins Multicampus Initiative on Coastal Resilience and Climate Adaptation

UC-funded initiative will bring together researchers at the San Diego, Santa Cruz, and Santa Barbara campuses to address pressing issues for California’s coastal communities

Soupfin sharks at the bottom of the ocean

New Research Unlocks Mysteries of Soupfin Shark Migration and Reproduction

Tracking the U.S. population of soupfin sharks yields firsts for science, implications for management and conservation

West Antarctica 2019

New Study Identifies Atmospheric Rivers as Contributor to Increased Snow Mass in West Antarctica

New satellite enabled detailed measurement of extreme precipitation events

Snow on field in mountain clearing.

New Study Identifies Mountain Snowpack Most “At-Risk” from Climate Change

Scripps scientists theorize why snowpack in coastal regions, the Arctic, and the Western U.S. may be among the most at-risk for premature melt from rising temperatures

Scripps Student Spotlight: Samuel Kekuewa

Graduate student studies correlation between ocean acidity and coral reefs

Sea ice

Simulation vs Reality: Researchers Modify Climate Model to Explain Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice

Scientists take one step closer to understanding the enigma of Southern Ocean sea ice expansion despite rising global temperatures

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Scripps Scientists Discuss Tijuana River Valley in Upcoming Virtual Forum

Researchers will be talking about the current state and future vision of this region

Prather_SarsCoV2_aerosolsletter

Leading Experts Call for Immediate Action to Address Inhalation Exposure to Prevent COVID-19 Infections and Deaths

Letter encourages federal agencies to update guidance to acknowledge and mitigate aerosol transmission

Women and Minorities in Science Group Honored for Contributions to Inclusive Excellence

WMIS recognized at UC San Diego’s 26th Annual Inclusive Excellence Awards

Scripps Oceanography geochemist Ray Weiss

Emissions of Banned Ozone-Depleting Substance and Greenhouse Gas are Back on the Decline

Chlorofluorocarbon gas associated with insulating foam had surged unexpectedly in mid-2010s

Mariela Rios scuba diving in the ocean

Scripps Student Spotlight: Mariela Rios

Graduate student seeks to find sustainability while promoting profitability for Veracruz, Mexico's sardine fishers

Photo of the newly discovered fish Pandemic Blenny

The Pandemic Blenny, a New Fish Discovered by Scripps Scientist

Scripps ichthyologist describes a new fish species whose name reflects these difficult times

Sarah Purkey

A Scientist's Life: Sarah Purkey

Oceanographer monitors ocean heat content, key driving force behind sea-level rise

A panaromic shot of Lake Mendocino

New Report Confirms Benefits of Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operations at Lake Mendocino

Assessment quantifies benefits of new strategy for dam operations, resulting in significant benefits to water supply, flood risk management, fish habitat and recreation

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Scripps Institution of Oceanography and San Diego Gas & Electric Expand Climate Change Research Collaboration

A newly signed agreement will help facilitate collaborative and applied research to address the effects of climate change in the San Diego region

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Scripps Explores Connections between Diversity and Science in New Lecture Series

DEEP Connections lecture series and several Black History Month-inspired virtual events to focus on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the sciences

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