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Sea surface temperature anomalies on Nov. 12, 2015. Image: NOAA

El Niño 2015-2016
Scripps is helping officials prepare for potential coastal impacts and flooding caused by intensified precipitation

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Jan. 2016 ocean surface temperatures compared to 1981-2010 average. Image: Dan Pisut/NOAA NNVL

Scripps Science Responds to El Niño
Across a wide range of disciplines, Scripps researchers are observing this year’s historic event in greater detail than ever before

Rodney Moll, Kevin Hardy, Natalya Gallo

New Agreement Enlists Citizen Scientists in Support of Scripps Exploration at Sea
Collaboration with SeaKeepers leverages yachting vessels as platforms for science

new species

Scripps-Led Team Discovers Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species
Genetic analysis by Scripps team correctly pinpoints species on the tree of life

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explorations now | Ocean & Earth Science Magazine

San Diego coastline as seen from aircraft bearing instruments that make precision measurements of beach topography

Research Highlight: El Niño Beach Survey Provides Glimpse of What’s to Come for the Coast
Elevated sea level fed by warmer ocean could be the look of the future

Scripps coastal oceanographer Sarah N. Giddings

A Scientist's Life: Sarah N. Giddings
Coastal oceanographer studies the changing nature of estuaries

Xenoturbella churro (top center), one of four new flatworm-like species found by scientists including Scripps's Greg Rouse

Research Highlight: Deep-Sea Churro Finds its Evolutionary Home
Genetic analysis by Scripps team correctly pinpoints species on the tree of life

From the Porthole | Notices and Campus news

Obituary Notice: Leonard Liebermann, Scripps Expert on Underwater Sound
Founding faculty member of UC San Diego was 100

Jan. 2016 ocean surface temperatures compared to 1981-2010 average. Image: Dan Pisut/NOAA NNVL

Scripps Science Responds to El Niño
Across a wide range of disciplines, Scripps researchers are observing this year’s historic event in greater detail than ever before

Linda Chilton of USC Sea Grant leads citizen scientists on a tour of La Jolla Shores Jan. 20, 2016

From the Field: Empowering the Community through Citizen Science
Student will evaluate program enlisting public’s help in documenting El Niño