Earth

Geomorphology

The study of how the the landscape changes over time, particularly by using geochemical techniques, fieldwork, and remote sensing. (Puerto Rico fieldwork photo courtesy of geologist Jane Willenbring.)

Academics

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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The group focuses on observing and modeling coastal processes including beach evolution, cliff erosion, and nearshore waves.

The Human Ecology Laboratory groups together students and researchers to explore the relationships between people and the environment through time. In particular, the lab focuses on understanding Social Vulnerability related to Climate Change.

Earth News

Apr 7, 2021 Scientists Map “Pulse” of Groundwater Flow through California’s Central Valley

Scientists Map “Pulse” of Groundwater Flow through California’s Central Valley

Advances in remote sensing are providing a first glimpse of groundwate...

Mar 4, 2021 A Line in the Sand

A Line in the Sand

A brief history of the women of Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Mar 2, 2021 New Study Identifies Atmospheric Rivers as Contributor to Increased Snow Mass in West Antarctica

New Study Identifies Atmospheric Rivers as Contributor to Increased Snow Mass in West Antarctica

New satellite enabled detailed measurement of extreme precipitation ev...