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Scripps Student Spotlight: Tricia Light

PhD student researches how ocean life affects global climate

Margaret Leinen Awarded Scientist of the Year by ARCS San Diego

Distinguished Scripps Oceanography leader selected by the ARCS Foundation as 2023 Scientist of the Year

Standing in front of his tent, Austin Carter endures a windstorm in the Allan Hills in 2019.

Probing Antarctica by Land, Sea, Air, and from Earth Orbit

Scripps Oceanography research agenda ranges from microscopic organisms to ancient ice and studying ice sheet mass loss

Anela Akiona

Scripps Student Spotlight: Anela Akiona

PhD student and COP27 delegate from Waimānalo, Hawaiʻi focuses on coral reef ecology and how human intervention can help reefs be more resilient to climate change

Scripps Student Spotlight: Benjamin Gruber

Geology and geochemistry PhD student researching rocks, how volcanoes form, and how continental crust is made on planets other than Earth

Denise Alcantara, third from right, with other members of the Scripps Oceanography contingent at COP27

Reflections on COP27 from a First-Time Delegate

Denise Alcantara one of 20 UCSD students at international climate negotiation

A COP27 flasg waves in front of a blue cloudy sky.

Meet the UC San Diego Delegates Headed to Egypt for UN Climate Conference

Students and faculty from Scripps Institution of Oceanography and School of Global Policy and Strategy prepare to attend COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kiirah Green

Master’s student researches deep-sea biology, with a focus on newly discovered species of deep-sea worms

Scripps PhD student Tammy Russell surrounded by chinstrap penguins in Antarctica

Diving into Seabird Science

The study of penguins and other seabirds takes flight through the research of Scripps PhD student Tammy Russell

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

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