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Map of Okhotsk earthquake

Scripps Scientists Discover Evidence of Super-fast Deep Earthquake
Rare high-speed rupture off Russia provides clues about similar phenomena on shallow fault zones near Earth’s surface

Photo: Climate Education Partners

Climate Education Partners and The San Diego Foundation Release “San Diego, 2050 Is Calling. How Will We Answer?”
Report on the impacts of climate change represents first-ever, in the nation, collaboration among community leaders and world-renowned scientists guiding regional efforts to explore options for managing climate impacts

Giant anchovy school

Massive Anchovy School Migrates off La Jolla
Largest Northern Anchovy school seen off Scripps in more than 30 years

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Three students visit the Vatican.

Around the Pier: Scripps Grad Students Attend Sustainability Conference at the Vatican
Emily Kelly and Matt Siegfried rub elbows with famed scientists, leaders, and even the Pope during monumental conference

A Scientist’s Life: Kerry Key
Kerry Key describes marine electromagnetics

Research Highlight: A Possible Key Ingredient in the Recipe for Life on Earth
Seven years after Stanley Miller's death, his unfinished origin of life experiment is completed by a new generation

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

Scripps Geophysicist to be Honored By Geological Society of America
Lisa Tauxe’s achievements in paleomagnetism recognized

UC San Diego Awards Emeriti Professorship to Veteran Scripps Climate Researcher
Richard Somerville’s service to students and the community lauded

Scripps family in Pawka Green

"A School for the Study of Life"
Four generations of the Scripps family look ahead to protecting the planet