Oceans and Atmosphere

Past Climate Change

Researching how earth's climate changed in past eras by studying ocean sediment cores, ice cores, and other scientific evidence.

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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The Scripps O2 Program measures changes in atmospheric oxygen levels from air samples collected at stations around the world.

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.

A daily record of global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration.

Oceans and Atmosphere News

Apr 23, 2021 The 'Heat Bombs' Destroying Arctic Sea Ice

The 'Heat Bombs' Destroying Arctic Sea Ice

Unprecedented observations could revise forecasts of melt in polar oce...

Apr 21, 2021 The Wave Beneath Their Wings

The Wave Beneath Their Wings

The intricate dance between waves, wind, and gliding pelicans is worke...