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


Gavin Newsom at Birch Aquarium

Photo of the Week
Lieutenant Governor Visits Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Donors and faculty visit a research lab.

Cutting-Edge Scripps Research Facility Dedicated to Dickinson Foundation
Donors funded purchase of new instrument to be used for research in marine drug discovery

Scripps Oceanography graduate student and Frieman Prize winner Nastassia Patin

Around the Pier: Scripps Student’s Work Distinguishing Bacterial Species Honored
Nastassia Patin awarded 2016 Frieman Prize

A woman stands near the ocean.

Scripps Graduate Student Honored by UC San Diego’s Sustainability Office
Maitreyi Nagarkar named “Outstanding Graduate Student” for her outreach efforts and marine biology research