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UC San Diego Announces Second Cohort for Blue Economy Accelerator

Six new startups tackle ocean challenges in StartBlue Program

AGU 2022 Honors

Six Scripps Oceanography Researchers Awarded for Scientific Excellence

AGU’s 2022 awardees include Scripps’ Carlene Burton, Daniel Cayan, Catherine Constable, Wenyuan Fan, Gabi Laske, and Vashan Wright­

Ella Kim portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ella Kim

PhD student analyzes fish acoustics along the West Coast and their relationship to marine heat waves

Jesse Ausubel

Environmental Scientist Jesse Ausubel to Receive 2022 Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest

Ausubel to deliver a free public lecture at Scripps Institution of Oceanography on Oct. 13

Another Year, Another Maui Trip!

Scripps Oceanography students monitor long-term changes in coral reef health

Joost van der Zwaag

Scripps Fleet Under New Leadership

Scripps Institution of Oceanography appoints Joost van der Zwaag as new marine superintendent

Anya film portrait

Scripps Student Spotlight: Anya Štajner

PhD student researches zooplankton activity in the California Current Ecosystem

Marine research geophysicist Tim Barnett, 1938-2022

Tim Barnett: 1938-2022

Geophysicist led first wave of El Niño forecasting, foretold demise of Western reservoirs

Nierenberg Prize Awarded to Distinguished Atmospheric Scientist Warren Washington

Trailblazing climate researcher accepts Scripps-given award for science in the public interest

Biological oceanographer Moira Decima

A Scientist's Life: Moira Décima

Curator of the Pelagic Invertebrate Collection at Scripps Oceanography seeks to understand changes caused by a warmer, more acidic ocean

Sree portrait by pier

Scripps Student Spotlight: Sree Gopal

Recent MAS MBC graduate researched coastal management and policy within blue carbon ecosystems and sea-level rise adaptation

A profile photo of Jane Teranes

Jane Teranes: 1969-2022

Teaching professor regarded as a mentor and inspiration to countless students

Russ Davis with Argo float components

Russ E. Davis: 1941-2022

Inventive engineer transformed studies of ocean’s role in climate and upper-ocean dynamics

James Riddell headshot

Scripps Student Spotlight: James Riddell

Recent graduate of marine biology undergrad program helps identify viruses using bioinformatics tools from hydrothermal vents

2022 SeaTech cohort stands in front of ocean

SeaTech Connects High School Students in Alaska to Research with Scripps Scientists

High school students from Sitka, Alaska receive mentorship from Scripps scientists in researching soundscapes in marine ecosystems

Two graduates holding arms to form heart shape in front of ocean view.

Hats Off to You, Grads

Scripps celebrates the Class of 2022, checks in to see where some of our graduates are headed next

Portrait of a smiling woman with long brown hair; she is seen near a pier.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Chanel Robles

MAS MBC student researches the roles of green sea turtles in Baja California

Scripps oceanographer Julie McClean

A Scientist's Life: Julie McClean

Physical oceanographer seeks to simulate ocean and sea ice physics for climate research

An American flag and a Progress Pride flag wave from a flagpole.

A Wave of Support for Pride Month 2022

Scripps Oceanography students, faculty and staff celebrate Pride Month, reflect on experiences as members of the queer community in science and academia

A group of students in diving gear walk towards the beach.

New Fellowship Program Supports Diversity in Scientific Diving

The Scripps-led DIVERsity Fellowship Program will start accepting applications for the Fall 2022 cohort on May 6

Osmund Holm-Hansen 1928-2021

Osmund Holm-Hansen: 1928-2021

Leading scientist in plankton dynamics of polar regions

Microbial ecologist Jack Gilbert

A Scientist's Life: Jack Gilbert

Microbial ecologist seeks ways to collaborate with bacteria to improve human and ecosystem health

Jessica Meir near Scripps Pier

NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir to Speak at UC San Diego Commencement

UC San Diego alumna has led a career of daring research to understand and protect the planet, including a six-month mission to the International Space Station

Scripps Student Spotlight: Natalie Posdaljian

PhD student examines marine mammal acoustics as a signal of greater changes in the ecosystem

A research pier and the ocean with red flowers in the foreground

Scripps Celebrates Women’s History Month 2022

Several early-career researchers share their experiences as women in science—and their hopes for the future

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