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Sea surface temperature anomalies on Nov. 12, 2015. Image: NOAA

El Niño 2015-2016
Scripps researchers help officials prepare for potential coastal impacts and flooding caused by intensified precipitation

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Beach erosion at La Jolla Shores

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

Photo of the Week: Farewell Melville
Research vessel Gregorio Velasquez heads to sea

Matthew Siegfried. Field photo by Oliver Marsh, Gateway Antarctica

What Lies beneath West Antarctica?
Early career researchers publish new insights into Antarctic subglacial lakes

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Photo of the Week: Topped up off Thailand
Research vessel Revelle gets refueled on the high seas

Beach erosion at La Jolla Shores

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

Biofluorescent Swell Shark. Photo: J. Sparks/D. Gruber

Research Highlight: Patterns of Glowing Sharks Get Clearer with Depth
New study with “shark-eye” camera reveals that biofluorescent catsharks increase light contrast underwater; might be used for communicating with each other

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Grad SLAM participants

Grad SLAM Participants Demonstrate the Power of the Three-Minute Pitch
Scripps Oceanography and UC San Diego graduate students deliver polished presentations at campus-wide speaking competition

Donor reception at Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

Scripps Event Recognizes COP21 Donor Support
Scripps 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) delegates come together for a special reception at Birch Aquarium at Scripps to thank donors for their generous support

New members of prestigious society

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Three UC San Diego Professors
Scripps Oceanography’s Farooq Azam and Lisa Tauxe become new members of prestigious society