Oceans and Atmosphere

Southern Ocean and High-Latitude Climate Studies

Studying climate fluxes in the uniquely challenging environments of the Arctic and the Subarctic Ocean, and the Southern Ocean.

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Sarah Gille
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Colleen Petrik
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Centers, Labs, and Programs

A global network of robotic floats that measure the changing state of the ocean.

One of Scripps's longest-running data centers, serving reference-quality hydrographic ocean data to an international community for over 20 years

Studies fundamental physical processes that govern terrestrial climate change, with emphasis on observations and particular attention to the Earth’s polar regions.

Upper ocean temperature profiles

Oceans and Atmosphere News

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

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

Pink Dye Experiment to Reveal Mysteries of Coastal Ocean Dynamics

Scripps Oceanography-led PiNC experiment uses non-toxic pink dye and a...

New Species of Deep-Sea Fish Discovered off Costa Rica

Scripps Oceanography researchers describe Pyrolycus jaco, a newly iden...