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

Scripps Pier, UC San Diego Mount Soledad Facility to Host Coastal Marine Cloud Study

Year-long field campaign launches Feb. 15 to study the marine clouds t...

SalpPOOP Study Highlights Biogeochemical Importance of Zooplankton Fecal Pellets

Blooms of marine organisms transfer loads of atmospheric carbon into t...

Increased Atmospheric Dust has Masked Power of Greenhouse Gases to Warm Planet

Study finds increasing levels of dust likely had cooling effect that s...