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Students in “Communicating Environmental Science" course create analysis of science communication challenges

Let’s Talk about Science: Why and How We Need to Do Better

Observations from Scripps Oceanography science communications class on the task scientists face

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria (right) meets with UC San Diego students at COP26

Amid Letdowns that Couldn’t Be Overcome by Haggis, Reasons for Hope at COP26

A member of the Scripps Oceanography delegation’s post-event analysis

The La Palma eruption plume. Photo by James Day.

On the ground at the La Palma eruption

Scripps geologist James Day writes about returning to the volcanic island where he did research for his PhD

High-Frequency Acoustic Recording Package (HARP) on the deck of R/V Pelican

Dodging Hurricane Ida While Listening to a Changing Gulf

Supercharged storms, marine mammal movements have human influence as a common cause

Workers in hard hats and jump suits deploying mooring from research vessel.

Mixing It Up

Oceanographers search for turbulent-driven upwelling at bottom of the ocean

R/V Roger Revelle Sails Again

Crew and scientists aboard R/V Roger Revelle put ship through its paces after an extensive overhaul

Laura and Carl Hubbs, December 1946

A Line in the Sand

A brief history of the women of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

MOSAIC

Scripps scientists return from year-long polar drift experiment

A photo essay from the Arctic Ocean

Winnie Chu (left) and watchmates begin a rainy graveyard shift aboard R/V Sally Ride

Research Experience aboard R/V Sally Ride a.k.a. 'SWEET BOAT GIG 2020'

Students from around the country get a taste of ship life

The science party aboard R/V Sally Ride. Laura Lilly is at far left at rear; Angela Klemmedson is fourth from right.

All-Female Science Party aboard R/V Sally Ride Continues 71-year CalCOFI Measurement Series

Researchers honor pioneering astronaut and legacy of iconic science program

A biogeochemical Argo float deployed in the Southern Ocean. Photo: Channing Prend

Scientific Resilience During a Pandemic

An aborted research cruise makes the most of the return journey home

Adi Khen's octopus

The Story of My Octopus

A bond between PhD student and eight-armed friend

Dogs pulling sled on Greenland snowfield. Photo: Calvin Shackleton

From the Field: Greenland by Helicopter (and Dogsled)

Scripps students try to inform estimates of sea-level rise from remote ice cap

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