Photo of the Week: Environmental Intelligence Briefing


Scripps Institution of Oceanography geophysicist Walter Munk (right) greets Adm. Harry Harris, Navy Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command, Sept. 14, 2016. Maintaining a longstanding tradition, Scripps researchers briefed the leader of the U.S. Pacific Command on Pacific Rim oceanography and climate issues and impacts. Topics during this visit included the stability of natural islands and analogies to man-made islands, maritime domain awareness as it relates to national marine sanctuaries that are being formed in the Pacific, and illegal fishing issues, physical ocean variables, and related fishery impacts.

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