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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Morgan Levy
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Sarah Gille
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Kait Frasier
Assistant Research Scientist
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Research Geophysicist
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Luc Lenain
Associate Research Scientist / Technical Director
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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 20, 2022 Scripps Oceanography-Led Study Predicts Climate Change Accelerates Ocean Currents
Apr 5, 2022 New Evidence Suggests California’s Environmental Policies Preferentially Protect Whites

New Evidence Suggests California’s Environmental Policies Preferentially Protect Whites

Systemic racism could explain why minorities are exposed to more poll...