Instruments and Innovation

A Spray glider floats in water.

A Spray glider floats in water.

UC San Diego's Scripps Institution of Oceanography leads the development of novel sensors and platforms, including autonomous underwater vehicles, floats, and sea-floor, terrestrial and atmospheric instrumentation that provide critical information about the changing environment.

Scripps scientists also develop innovative technologies such as algal biofuels, marine natural products for biomedicine, and real-time monitoring networks, as well as techniques for data analysis and modeling.

Recent Updates

Device Could Expand Oceanographic Studies with Unmanned Sensors | Scripps News | Apr 04, 2014

Around the Pier: UC Ship Funds Program Makes 2014 Awards to Young Scientists | Scripps News | Mar 27, 2014

New Airborne GPS Technology for Weather Conditions Takes Flight | Scripps News | Mar 17, 2014

Photo of the Week | Scripps News | Feb 18, 2014

A Scientist's Life: Ana Sirovic | Scripps News | Feb 05, 2014

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