In Focus: Scripps Science NOW

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

Scripps News

Matthew Siegfried. Field photo by Oliver Marsh, Gateway Antarctica

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

scripps science

Deep-Sea Biodiversity Impacted by Climate Change’s Triple Threat
Researchers find a key effect of oxygen loss and that climate change impacts vary by region


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

Featured Video

explorations now | Ocean & Earth Science Magazine

Scripps researchers analyzed tuna specimens for levels of pollutants in their tissue

Research Highlight: Pollutants in Fish Inhibit Humans' Natural Defense System
Scripps researchers suggest risk assessment to protect human health

In the News Now: Paris Deal's Carbon Cuts Miss Critical Warming Target
An Earth Day Editorial in USA Today

A man on a pier.

Around the Pier: Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego Unveil Revitalized Ship Facility
Grand reopening of Nimitz Marine Facility showcases new pier and other enhancements to support Scripps’ research vessels

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

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