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Scripps graduate student Maya Becker (bottom right), colleagues prepare to deploy an ALAMO float near Ross Ice Shelf, 2016.

Ross Sea Floats Show Why Antarctica’s Largest Ice Shelf Melts Rapidly in Summer
Warming of adjacent ocean surface waters main cause of melt in austral summer

Diatoms like these produce superoxide in their watery surroundings for reasons that have remained mysterious until now

A Toxic Chemical in Marine Ecosystems Turns Out to Play a Beneficial Role
Reactive oxygen species associated with cellular damage actually aid photosynthesis, according to study

The 2017 Thomas Fire. Photo: istockphoto/Carsten Schertzer

Study Bolsters Case that Climate Change Is Driving Many California Wildfires
Connection seen to fivefold jump in area burned

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Photo of the Week: Surveying into the Sunset
Scripps field group tracks beach erosion, sand movement

Water flows through Oroville Dam spillway, April 2019. Photo: Calif. Dept. of Water Resources

Research Highlight: Atmospheric Rivers to Become Even More Dominant Source of California Water
Research projects atmospheric rivers will strengthen, bringing greater proportion of annual precipitation

Photo of the Week: Shark Tagging
Tracking sharks along the Southern California coast

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Daria Sheik near Flores Island, British Columbia while researching grey whales.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Daria Sheik
Marine Biodiversity and Conservation graduate student is working to develop an app to connect conservation organizations and researchers with people across the world

Scripps graduate student Audrey Tan.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Audrey Tan
Climate Science and Policy graduate student is researching how El Niño impacts lives and biodiversity across the Pacific Ocean

Scripps graduate student Travis Courtney. Photo by Lark Starkey.

Scripps Student Spotlight: Travis Courtney
Geosciences graduate student is researching how climate change is affecting coral reef structures

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