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Erosion monitoring, Torrey Pines State Beach. Photo: Erik Jepsen, UC San Diego

Surveys Identify Relationship between Waves, Coastal Cliff Erosion

Study shows waves, rainfall important parts of erosion process, providing new opportunity to improve forecasts

The DURIP awarded to Matthew Dzieciuch will fund acquisition of a low-frequency sound source. The instrument will complement two existing sources that were part of the Coordinated Arctic Acoustic Thermometry Experiment (CAATEX) including the one pictured here. Photo by Daniel Fatnes, Norwegian Coast Guard.

UC San Diego Receives 7 DURIP Awards from Department of Defense

University tops UC system in number of awards

A aerial view of a college campus, a pier, and the Pacific Ocean

StartBlue Program Receives Funding to Boost Ocean-Focused Startups

Accelerator program set to launch Fall 2021 at UC San Diego thanks to a grant by the Economic Development Administration and philanthropic supporters

Two researchers deploy a robotic float off a ship.

NSF Grants $53 Million to Create a Global Fleet of Robotic Floats to Monitor Ocean Health

New grant will support a consortium of research institutions, including Scripps Oceanography, to build a global array of robotic floats with biogeochemical sensors

E/V Nautilus. Photo: Ocean Exploration Trust

Scientists Studying Biodiversity and Pharmaceutical Potential on Seafloor off California

Viewers can tune in live to watch trio of Scripps Oceanography researchers and their students explore the deep ocean

Launching an unmanned surface vessel from Scripps Pier.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography Partners with NOAA for Unmanned Systems Research

New agreement is to advance unmanned systems research and operations activities for NOAA’s Office of Marine and Aviation Operations

Nearshore excavation with newly developed barge system at Biblical port of Tel Dor, Israel. Photo: Anthony Tamberino, SCMA

UC San Diego Receives $1.3M from Koret Foundation to Support Binational Collaboration on Marine Archaeology Research

Three-year gift will support scientific collaboration between the Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology and the University of Haifa in Israel

Study Shows Acceleration of Global Mean Ocean Circulation since 1990s

Influence of greenhouse gas emissions cited as contributing cause

Strateole-2: Long-duration balloon flights across the tropics to study atmospheric dynamics and composition

Up, Up, and Away

Long-duration balloons collecting climate data in the sky complete first trip around the globe

Seismic gear deployed on rough California hillside.

UC San Diego at Epicenter of Earthquake Research

Researchers across campus are trying to improve the understanding and detection of earthquakes

Scripps Institution of Oceanography will serve as the location for a new Coast Guard Blue Technology Center of Expertise (COE).

Coast Guard Partners with Scripps Oceanography to Establish Blue Technology Center of Expertise

New Center of Expertise will provide opportunities for identification, evaluation and transition of new blue technologies

Researchers in a lab next to a wave channel

Research Highlight: Scientists Bring the Ocean into the Lab to Study Human Impacts on the Ocean and Climate

Interdisciplinary SeaSCAPE project utilizes large wave tank to look at how human pollution is affecting the ability of ocean biology to control clouds and climate

Portrait of a blonde woman wearing a scarf; the sun is setting in the background

A Scientist's Life: Helen Amanda Fricker

Glaciologist uses satellite data to monitor one of the most significant global warming-related changes in nature

Scientist Jennifer Smith, Photo Credit: Erik Jepsen

A Scientist's Life: Jennifer Smith

Technology is changing how scientists study coral reefs

Brice Semmens (right) participates in a Google Hangout at a grouper spawning aggregation site.

Research Highlight: Grouper Moon Project Uses Scripps Science to Revive a Caribbean Fish

The Nassau Grouper is in the midst of a comeback thanks to conservation and technology

Chris Ford via Flickr

On the Precipice: Study Identifies California Cliffs at Risk of Collapse

A California Sea Grant-funded study provides the largest analysis of cliff erosion throughout the state and provides a new hazard index for determining which areas are at most risk

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