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Rhys Tallentire

Scripps Student Spotlight: Rhys Tallentire

An undergraduate student researches coral reef biogeochemistry and its global decline

Athina Lange Headshot

Scripps Student Spotlight: Athina Lange

A graduate student studies wave runup through ocean topography, and how it can be used to forecast flooding in coastal communities

Woman jumping in field with rainbow in background.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Karina Halliman

Undergraduate focuses research on the health of marine ecosystems, from food webs in the Antarctic Peninsula to seabird populations along the U.S. West Coast

Woman standing in laboratory taking notes.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Monica Thukral

A graduate student studies the importance of small molecules and the improvements they can make in medicine and science

Portrait of a man with short dark hair, glasses, and a blue shirt. He is standing outside with the ocean and trees visible in the background.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ivan Moreno

A graduate student researches cyanobacteria and bacteria and their ability to adapt and thrive in extreme environments

Kendall Chancellor a third year PhD student at Scripps

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kendall Chancellor

A graduate student analyzes the bleaching of coral reefs across Pacific Ocean

Scripps Student Spotlight: Benjamin Davis

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

Scripps Student Spotlight: Samuel Kekuewa

Graduate student studies correlation between ocean acidity and coral reefs

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

A young woman in a UCSD t-shirt stands in front of a docked ship.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Rachel Chen

Undergraduate student examines cephalopods and their role in the diet of longnose lancetfish

Sixth year PhD student Camille Pagniello on a boat in the middle of the ocean

Scripps Student Spotlight: Camille Pagniello

Graduate student researches marine life through an array of sensory monitoring systems to decode ocean properties

Scripps Student Spotlight: Doug Sweeney

Graduate student is researching how marine bacteria produce antibacterial and anticancer compounds

A man stands near a pier

Scripps Student Spotlight: Jeramy Dedrick

Climate sciences PhD student studies the physical and chemical processes affecting low cloud formation in marine environments

A woman scuba diving underwater

Scripps Student Spotlight: Alyssa Demko

PhD student fascinated by chemistry in the natural world pursues research on microbes

A man on a ship

Scripps Student Spotlight: Channing Prend

PhD student seeks answers about the Southern Ocean in order to better understand how it aids the global climate system

Scripps Student Spotlight: Gabriela Negrete-García

Passionate PhD student pursues research on climate change affecting phytoplankton communities in the Arctic

Tammy Russell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Tammy Russell

Scripps PhD student studying seabird foraging ecology finds ways to support conservation

Lauren Kim

Scripps Student Spotlight: Lauren Kim

PhD student studying storm waves is determined to help make positive direct impacts on climate change

Susheel Adusumilli in Antarctica

Scripps Student Spotlight: Susheel Adusumilli

Geophysics PhD student pursuing research of ice-ocean interactions makes a positive difference with his conversations and projects on climate change

Vanessa Zobell

Scripps Student Spotlight: Vanessa ZoBell

PhD student fascinated by the intelligence and mystery of whales studies ship noise impacts on baleen whales in the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary

Maya Becker walking through rocky snowfield.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Maya Becker

Geophysics PhD student fascinated by ice-shelf mass change pursues research in glaciology

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

Karen Gutierrez

Scripps Student Spotlight: Karen Gutierrez

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

Weiguang (Roger) Wu

Scripps Student Spotlight: Weiguang (Roger) Wu

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

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daniela Faggiani Dias

A PhD student hailing from Brazil seeks new ways to understand the mechanisms that enable scientists to make accurate climate predictions

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