Oceans and Atmosphere

Remote Sensing and Satellite Oceanography

Satellite remote sensing provides global observations of Earth to monitor environmental changes in land, oceans, and ice through electromagnetic radiation, diffraction, electro-optical, and microwave systems. (ICESat-2 rendering courtesy NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center)

Academics

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John Orcutt
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Luc Lenain
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Morgan Levy
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

The group focuses on observing and modeling coastal processes including beach evolution, cliff erosion, and nearshore waves.

Provide water cycle science, technology and outreach to support effective policies and practices that address the impacts of extreme weather and water events on the environment, people and the economy of western North America.

Focused on the development of an understanding of interaction of light with seawater constituents, variability in ocean optical properties, and propagation of light within the ocean and across the air-water boundary.

Focused on understanding the interactions between light and living organisms.

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