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Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown directs statewide mandatory water reductions, April 1, 2015

Coping with Drought
Scripps Research Helps California Manage Water Resources

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Sea surface temperature anomaly, March 2015. Image: Jesse Allen/NASA Earth Observatory

Scientists to Analyze “the Blob” at Scripps Oceanography Workshop
Implications of mysterious mass of warm Pacific Ocean water will bring together leading researchers

A one-meter long section of ice core. Photo: Heidi Roop

Two-Mile-Long Ice Core Reveals Ocean Currents Transmitted Climate Changes from the Arctic to the Antarctic
The good news: Current climate change probably won't repeat this pattern

New NAS members Karten, Schroeder, Severinghaus, and Tauxe

UC San Diego Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences
Scripps geoscientists among honorees

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Around the Pier: Inaugural Conference Connects Local High School Students to Atmospheric Research
Students present results from environmental science projects

Helical diatoms in ocean waters off Scripps Pier

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Microscopic marine life off Scripps Pier

Arctic Ocean melt ponds. Photo: Karen Frey/Clark University

Research Highlight: Arctic Sea Ice Loss Likely To Be Reversible
Scenarios of a sea ice tipping point leading to a permanently ice-free Arctic Ocean were based on oversimplified arguments

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New Summer Program Teaches High School Students the Science of Climate Change and How to Impact Policy in Washington
Environmental program offered through UC San Diego Extension’s Academic Connections program, in partnership with Scripps Oceanography

A group of students watch a science demo.

Scripps Makes a Splash at Triton Day 2015
Scripps students and volunteers welcome future Tritons to UC San Diego

Blue Halo Curaçao

Sustaining Fishing and Island Culture in the Caribbean
Scripps alumna, current students work together on ocean management initiative