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Time to Celebrate the Graduating Class of 2024!

Graduates look back on their time at Scripps Oceanography, sharing where the next wave on their journey will take them

Joris Gieskes: 1934-2024

Joris Gieskes: 1934-2024

Marine chemist with near-60-year affiliation with Scripps remembered as beloved mentor, colleague

Dariusz Stramski. Photo: Iwona Swiatkiewicz

Renowned Scripps Scientist Receives Elite Recognition in Oceanography

Dariusz Stramski awarded Nils Gunnar Jerlov Medal

Views from the Forefront of Climate Action

Alumna Kim Cobb is a leader in climate change research and action

Profile photo of David G. Moore

David G. Moore: 1925-2024

Marine geologist and expert on seafloor sediments used pioneering methods to study the continental shelf

Scripps Student Spotlight: Arnel Orig

Former United States Navy diver and current MAS MBC student turns dreams into reality at Scripps

A Scientist’s Life: Clarissa Anderson

Biological oceanographer predicts ocean hazards and creates a more informed public

2024 Scripps-GEO Scholars and program leaders

NSF-Funded Program Advances Geosciences Opportunities for Community College Students

Semester-long research experience at Scripps Oceanography educates the next generation of scientific leaders

Glenn Ierley: 1952-2024

Glenn Ierley: 1952-2024

Teacher and mentor contributed to geophysics, oceanography and more

Spreading the Love for Planet Earth

Scripps alumna Rosina Garcia shares passion for planet through her work at California natural history museum

Scripps Student Spotlight: Lena Stasiak

MAS MBC student explores environmental DNA to support sea turtle conservation efforts

UC San Diego-Led Science Teams Selected as Finalists for NASA Science Missions to Understand Our Changing Climate

Each team will receive $5 million to conduct concept studies for new satellites

Photo: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego

Levin, Talley Named New National Academy of Science Members

Scripps Oceanography distinguished emerita researchers among five from UC San Diego recently honored

Profile of a smiling man surrounded by plants

Scripps Student Spotlight: Austin Barnes

PhD student investigates coastal impacts of sea-level rise to help address climate-related issues in Hawai‘i

Dhruv Mehta and Vyomesh Joshi at the Triton Innovation Challenge

Triton Innovation Challenge Spotlights Trailblazing Environmental Solutions

UC San Diego students, faculty and staff present innovative technologies at premier entrepreneurship competition

Scripps Student Spotlight: Jack Elstner

Biological oceanography PhD student is passionate about science that supports marine conservation in a changing ocean

CENIC Awards AI Fire-Detection Tool an “Innovations in Networking” Award for Innovations in Public Safety

The award recognizes exemplary people, projects, and organizations that leverage high-bandwidth networking

Katalin Karikó in the lab

Nierenberg Prize Awarded to Biochemist Katalin Karikó for Pioneering Research on COVID-19 Vaccines

The public is invited to attend Nobel Prize winner Katalin Karikó’s free lecture at Scripps Institution of Oceanography on March 25

a deep-sea worm, Pectinereis strickrotti

New Deep-Sea Worm Discovered at Methane Seep off Costa Rica

The creature raises the number of new species found by scientists studying these seemingly inhospitable ecosystems to 48

Kimberly Prather

A Scientist's Life: Kimberly Prather

Renowned atmospheric chemist studies effect of aerosols on health and climate

LeRoy Dorman 1938-2024

LeRoy Dorman, 1938-2024

Pioneered study of seismic structure of ocean floor

Women making waves at Scripps Oceanography

Women Making Waves at Scripps Oceanography

Scripps Oceanography recognizes Women’s History Month 2024

Students explore the tidepools

A Deep Dive into Undergraduate Classes at Scripps

Scripps offers unique undergraduate courses in earth, atmospheric, and marine sciences to educate the next generation of scientific and environmental leaders

Scripps Student Spotlight: Dylan Shafer

Undergraduate student examines sea surface temperature data and its relationship to sea ice formation

Tyler Valdes in front of a floral bush

Energizing the Environmental Justice Movement

MAS Climate Science and Policy alum Tyler Valdes advocates for progressive environmental policy in California

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