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Rhys Tallentire

Scripps Student Spotlight: Rhys Tallentire

An undergraduate student researches coral reef biogeochemistry and its global decline

Geologist James Day

A Scientist’s Life: James Day

Geologist studies how planets form and how Earth became able to sustain life

Athina Lange Headshot

Scripps Student Spotlight: Athina Lange

A graduate student studies wave runup through ocean topography, and how it can be used to forecast flooding in coastal communities

Scripps Celebrates Pride Month

A Pride Month-inspired Q&A featuring several Scripps staff, students, and faculty

Scripps Oceanography Climate Scientist Awarded Prestigious Global Prize

Veerabhadran Ramanathan second Scripps researcher to be awarded in 30-year history of Blue Planet Prize

Double rainbow over Scripps Pier

Scripps Celebrates the Class of 2021

See where some of our graduates are headed next

Book cover

New Book on History of Scripps Institution of Oceanography to be Published

Images of America: Scripps Institution of Oceanography showcases history of one of world's most important research institutions

Richard Seymour: 1929-2021

Richard Seymour: 1929-2021

Architect of the iconic Coastal Data Information Program, world’s largest repository of scientific, directional wave data

Woman jumping in field with rainbow in background.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Karina Halliman

Undergraduate focuses research on the health of marine ecosystems, from food webs in the Antarctic Peninsula to seabird populations along the U.S. West Coast

A pier over the ocean in the bakground with yellow flowers and cacti in the foreground

Scripps Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Students and staff share personal stories about their heritage and discuss ways to support the Asian American and Pacific Islander community

Scripps oceanographer Grant Deane

A Scientist's Life: Grant Deane

Oceanographer studies how much bubbles can reveal about the state of the oceans

Woman standing in laboratory taking notes.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Monica Thukral

A graduate student studies the importance of small molecules and the improvements they can make in medicine and science

A diver underwater

U.S., Israeli Universities Open Marine Archaeology Research Station

New field station in Akko, Israel will support research by UC San Diego's Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology and the University of Haifa's Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies

Portarit of a female astronaut with short brown hair wearing a blue jumpsuit. She is standing in a training facility and her arms are crossed.

Ready for Liftoff: Alumna Megan McArthur to Pilot Space Mission

Astronaut and graduate of Scripps Oceanography to visit International Space Station as part of NASA's SpaceX Crew-2 mission

Organisms from the Oceanographic Collections

The Underwater Library at Scripps Institution of Oceanography

For decades, the Scripps Oceanographic Collections have amassed millions of marine organisms and geological samples, which continue to yield scientific discoveries long after their preservation

Portrait of a man with short dark hair, glasses, and a blue shirt. He is standing outside with the ocean and trees visible in the background.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Ivan Moreno

A graduate student researches cyanobacteria and bacteria and their ability to adapt and thrive in extreme environments

A compilation photo featuring headshots of two women

Two Scripps Scientists Receive NSF CAREER Awards

Deirdre Lyons and Sarah Giddings receive prestigious awards that support early-career faculty

Kendall Chancellor a third year PhD student at Scripps

Scripps Student Spotlight: Kendall Chancellor

A graduate student analyzes the bleaching of coral reefs across Pacific Ocean

Sunset at Scripps Pier

Scripps Celebrates Women’s History Month

A Women’s History Month-inspired Q&A featuring several staff members at Scripps

Scripps Student Spotlight: Benjamin Davis

Graduate student monitors brine disposal methods from desalination plants and their potential detrimental effects on the ocean

Laura and Carl Hubbs, December 1946

A Line in the Sand

A brief history of the women of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Scripps Student Spotlight: Samuel Kekuewa

Graduate student studies correlation between ocean acidity and coral reefs

Women and Minorities in Science Group Honored for Contributions to Inclusive Excellence

WMIS recognized at UC San Diego’s 26th Annual Inclusive Excellence Awards

Mariela Rios scuba diving in the ocean

Scripps Student Spotlight: Mariela Rios

Graduate student seeks to find sustainability while promoting profitability for Veracruz, Mexico's sardine fishers

Sarah Purkey

A Scientist’s Life: Sarah Purkey

Oceanographer monitors ocean heat content, key driving force behind sea-level rise

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