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The 2017 Thomas Fire. Photo: istockphoto/Carsten Schertzer

Study Bolsters Case that Climate Change Is Driving Many California Wildfires

Connection seen to fivefold jump in area burned

Water flows through Oroville Dam spillway, April 2019. Photo: Calif. Dept. of Water Resources

Research Highlight: Atmospheric Rivers to Become Even More Dominant Source of California Water

Research projects atmospheric rivers will strengthen, bringing greater proportion of annual precipitation

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A Scientist's Life: Art Miller

Climate scientist Art Miller works to understand linkages between oceans and the atmosphere – and to inspire the next generation of scientists

Atmospheric Rivers to Become Even More Dominant Source of California Water Resources and Flooding

Research projects that, as other storms decline, atmospheric rivers will strengthen, bringing greater proportion of annual precipitation

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daria Sheik

Marine Biodiversity and Conservation graduate student is working to develop an app to connect conservation organizations and researchers with people across the world

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Scientists Identify New Species of Damselfish

New study co-authored by Scripps Oceanography identifies Corazon’s Damsel, a previously unknown species of damselfish found off Madagascar

Scripps graduate student Audrey Tan.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Audrey Tan

Climate Science and Policy graduate student is researching how El Niño impacts lives and biodiversity across the Pacific Ocean

An oceanographer wearing a safety hat and life jacket conducts research on a ship

A Scientist's Life: Drew Lucas

Oceanographer develops technology to study small-scale ocean physics that influence climate

Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling

Research Highlight: Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit Record Peak in May

Monthly average surpassed 414 parts per million at Mauna Loa observatory

Scripps CO2 Group Director Ralph Keeling

Carbon Dioxide Levels Hit Record Peak in May

Monthly average surpassed 414 parts per million at Mauna Loa Observatory

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