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Research Focus

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

Jan. 2016 ocean surface temperatures compared to 1981-2010 average. Image: Dan Pisut/NOAA NNVL

Scripps Science Responds to El Niño
Across a wide range of disciplines, Scripps researchers are observing this year’s historic event in greater detail than ever before

Linda Chilton of USC Sea Grant leads citizen scientists on a tour of La Jolla Shores Jan. 20, 2016

From the Field: Empowering the Community through Citizen Science
Student will evaluate program enlisting public’s help in documenting El Niño

Farooq Azam

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Awards UC San Diego Nearly $1 Million to Advance Knowledge of Ocean’s Microbiome
Three-year research grant supports laboratory of Distinguished Professor Farooq Azam at Scripps Institution of Oceanography


Obituary Notice: Leonard Liebermann, Scripps Expert on Underwater Sound
Founding faculty member of UC San Diego was 100

Joshua Stewart and a giant manta ray.

Scripps Grad Student Receives Prestigious Environmental Fellowship
Joshua Stewart named as a Switzer Environmental Fellow by the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation

Katharine Anderson Ritter Fellow

Scripps Lecture Captures Ocean Science Exploration between World Wars
Ritter Fellowship winner Katharine Anderson to give free public lecture on Feb. 8 at 3 p.m.

Scripps scientists Brice Semmens and Octavio Aburto-Oropeza

Scripps Scientists Appointed to Ocean Resources Enhancement Advisory Panel
Researchers appointed for their fisheries research expertise