Oceans and Atmosphere

Public Health and Epidemiology

The study of the causes and prevention of human disease, with particular emphasis on air quality, aerosols, temperature, and other climatic effects.


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Centers, Labs, and Programs

We work towards identifying climate-related risk factors, effective interventions, and vulnerable populations. 

Desert meteorology and climate, with a special focus on dust storms.

Oceans and Atmosphere News

New Study: Protecting Large Ocean Areas Doesn’t Curb Fishing Catches

Five years after the creation of Mexico’s Revillagigedo National Park,...

Phenomenal Phytoplankton: Scientists Uncover Cellular Process Behind Oxygen Production

One out of 10 breaths contains oxygen generated by cellular mechanism ...

Scripps-Led Fellowship Program Promotes Equal Access for Students Interested in Scientific Diving

Fellows of the first SCUBA DIVERsity program cohort share their experi...