Oceans and Atmosphere

Global Hydrography and Circulation

The wide-scale study of the characteristics of bodies of water and the creation, transport, and mixing of water. (Photo: CalCOFI)

Academics

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Verena Hormann
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

A global network of robotic floats that measure the changing state of the ocean.

One of Scripps's longest-running data centers, serving reference-quality hydrographic ocean data to an international community for over 20 years

Provides a critical service to the oceanographic community by innovating new drifter designs and sensors as demanded/needed by science applications and evolving observing system requirements.

Upper ocean temperature profiles

Oceans and Atmosphere News

Apr 7, 2021 Cause of Historic Ocean Heat Wave off San Diego in 2018

Cause of Historic Ocean Heat Wave off San Diego in 2018

Stifled ocean activity the dominant force behind historic event

Mar 8, 2021 How an Unusually Warm Indian Ocean Caused Flooding on Yangtze River

How an Unusually Warm Indian Ocean Caused Flooding on Yangtze River

Climate modelers unravel a mystery with a surprising connection to Aus...

Mar 4, 2021 A Line in the Sand

A Line in the Sand

A brief history of the women of Scripps Institution of Oceanography