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Researchers projected warming scenarios that vary based on what societal actions are taken to reduce emissions

New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050

View of an atmospheric river that made landfall in California on Feb. 16, 2017

California’s Climate Future Suggests More Volatility and a Key Role for Atmospheric Rivers
Management of water resources could become more challenging

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Rising CO2 Leading to Changes in Land Plant Photosynthesis
Suggests that plants have achieved an optimum response to rising CO2 levels in the atmosphere

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Estimated surface temperature trend 1967-2017. Data accessed from NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Sept. 18, 2017

Research Highlight: New Climate Risk Classification Created to Account for Potential “Existential” Threats
Researchers identify a one-in-20 chance of temperature increase causing catastrophic damage or worse by 2050

RV Sally Ride off Point Sal

Photo of the Week: Point of Discovery
Multi-ship Inner Shelf Dynamics projects continues off Point Sal

A Scientist’s Life: Andrew Barton
Marine ecologist considers diversity of plankton and their roles in ecosystems

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Wolf Berger

Obituary Notice: Wolf Berger, Pioneer of Paleoceanography
From Scripps student to interim director, Berger was an ambassador for ocean science

Eric Keen

From the Porthole: Scripps Student Awarded for Innovative Research on Whale Behavior
Eric Keen receives 2017 Frieman Prize

Andvord Bay, Antarctica, recently explored by Scripps ecologist Maria Vernet. Photo: Maria Stenzel

Special Notice: Scripps Oceanography Ecologist Statement on What's Next for Larsen C Iceberg
This week's calving event a game changer for life in the Weddell Sea

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