Research Focus

Ernie Aaron

New Invention Advances Freshwater Seismology Research
Scripps technician develops new ocean-bottom seismometer release system

Beach erosion at La Jolla Shores

Scientifically, This Was Still a Monster El Niño Year
Despite less Southern California rain than expected, the climate phenomenon had a profound impact

coral reef health

From the Pristine to Degraded: Reefs of the Central Pacific
Scripps-led research team assesses the impacts of human disturbance on coral reefs

Acoustic technology and a marine seep.

Research Highlight: Acoustic Technology Aids Scripps Scientists in Study of Marine Seeps
Novel use of acoustic recording package developed for marine mammals helps scientists monitor methane emissions in the North Sea


Birch Aquarium at Scripps aquarist Angelina Hall collects a seawater sample at Scripps Pier

The Future of Iconic Ocean Temperature Measurement Series to Be Considered
In public event, scientists will consider how and if the Shore Stations program should go on

Raffaele Ferrari

Public Lecture Dives into Ocean Turbulence and Climate
Cody Award winner Raffaele Ferrari of MIT to give free presentation Oct. 12 at Scripps

Stu Smith

Obituary Notice: Stuart M. Smith
Head of Scripps Geological Data Center


Faculty Profile: Jane Willenbring Joins Scripps Oceanography
Willenbring specializes in using geochemical tools formed by cosmic radiation