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Sedimentary Processes

The study of the production, transportation, and deposition of rock particles at varying time scales.

Academics

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Centers, Labs, and Programs

A physical library of geological samples from the seafloor and subseafloor of the world’s oceans.

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.

Earth News

Mar 2, 2021 New Study Identifies Atmospheric Rivers as Contributor to Increased Snow Mass in West Antarctica

New Study Identifies Atmospheric Rivers as Contributor to Increased Snow Mass in West Antarctica

New satellite enabled detailed measurement of extreme precipitation ev...

Mar 1, 2021 New Study Identifies Mountain Snowpack Most “At-Risk” from Climate Change

New Study Identifies Mountain Snowpack Most “At-Risk” from Climate Change

Scripps scientists theorize why snowpack in coastal regions, the Arcti...

Jan 20, 2021 More Pollutants Could Remain in Atmosphere With Less Light Rain

More Pollutants Could Remain in Atmosphere With Less Light Rain

New study shows effects of rainfall on pollutants vary by the severity...