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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

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Wreckage of a  U.S. Navy TBM-1C Avenger located by Project RECOVER off Palau. Photo: Eric Terrill, Mark Moline

Downed World War II Aircraft Missing for 72 Years Located in Pacific Islands by Project RECOVER
Financial commitment to Project RECOVER by Air Force Heritage Flight Foundation founder and chairman Dan Friedkin enables ongoing search and discovery of Missing in Action

Scripps Oceanography researchers identified three distinct periods of marine life composition in the oceans

The Structure of Ocean Ecosystems Has Been Stable for Tens of Millions of Years, with Punctuated Changes
Researchers identify three periods of open ocean community structure driven by competition from other organisms, but not climate change

Kimberly Prather.  Photo: Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications

UC San Diego Chemistry Professor Wins Prestigious California Air Resources Board Honor
Kimberly Prather to receive one of four 2016 Clean Air Awards

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AWARE panorama with Aurora Australis

Photo of the Week: Southern Lights
Climate-monitoring project shines on

Photo of the Week: Suiting Up
Scripps alum Jessica Meir -- this year's Scripps Day speaker -- trains for space walk

Photo of the Week: Topped up off Thailand
Research vessel Revelle gets refueled on the high seas

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

A woman stands near the ocean.

Scripps Graduate Student Honored by UC San Diego’s Sustainability Office
Maitreyi Nagarkar named “Outstanding Graduate Student” for her outreach efforts and marine biology research

Ernie Aaron

New Invention Advances Freshwater Seismology Research
Scripps technician develops new ocean-bottom seismometer release system

UC MEXUS workshop participants.

UC MEXUS Workshop Fosters Collaboration Beyond Borders
Researchers from both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border participate in cross-disciplinary weather conference hosted by Scripps researchers and graduate students