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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

SeaSCAPE Experiment in Hydraulics Lab at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Ocean Microbes Could Interact with Pollution to Influence Climate

Preliminary findings from SeaSCAPE experiment presented at American Chemical Society meeting

A small research vessel in the ocean.

Scientific Workboat Expands Student Research Opportunities

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster is opening up nearshore research off Southern California

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

People playing on the shore under a hot sun

Scientists Identify Climate Change as Major Contributor to Record-Breaking Marine Heatwave

Scripps Oceanography team used a century of ocean data collected by the Shore Stations Program and new method of temperature analysis to put the 2018 marine heatwave in context

Red Tide Phillip Arndt

Everything You Wanted to Know About Red Tides

Bioluminescent waves spotted along the coastline, from Baja California to Los Angeles

Blob 2.0

New Study Looks at How the “Blob” Came Back

Scripps Oceanography and CIRES scientists find that weak winds in the Pacific drove record-breaking 2019 summertime marine heat wave

Researcher Sarah Giddings in an estuary.

El Niño Impacts on Southern California Estuaries Reveal Potential for More Frequent Closures

Winter storms in 2015-2016 emphasized vulnerability of estuaries that have natural, intermittent mouth closures, compared to those which stay open throughout the year

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

Surface waves produced by iceberg calving are visible near the terminus of the Hansbreen glacier in Svalbard, Norway.

Listen Up: Scripps Scientists Use Underwater Microphones to Study Calving Arctic Glacier

Researchers develop new method for measuring glacial retreat by analyzing underwater acoustic recordings of icebergs falling into the ocean

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

Scripps 2013 Research Vessel Melville Crew Honored With Polychaete Worm Species Names

After discovering a multitude of species, the 2013 R/V Melville crew decided that coming up with a new naming system was the best course of celebration

Adi Khen's octopus

The Story of My Octopus

A bond between PhD student and eight-armed friend

A gray wahle breaching. Photo: Alisa Schulman-Janiger

Research Highlight: Scientists Find Key Changes in Gray Whale Migration Routes off Southern California

Increasing numbers of gray whales migrating closer to shore could put whales at risk for ship strikes, entanglements, and pollution

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

A stand-up paddleboarder near a pier at sunset.

Around the Pier: Standing Up for Science

Scripps grad student Phil Bresnahan combines love for outdoor recreation and science through outreach program

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