Oceans and Atmosphere

Tropical Meteorology and Oceanography

Studying the climate processes and ocean circulation particular to the tropical regions.

Academics

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Shang-Ping Xie
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Art Miller
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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

Desert meteorology and climate, with a special focus on dust storms.

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.

Upper ocean temperature profiles

Oceans and Atmosphere News

Jul 27, 2021 Simulation Points Out Possibilities and Pitfalls of Regional Geoengineering Schemes

Simulation Points Out Possibilities and Pitfalls of Regional Geoengineering Schemes

Model demonstrates that ending drought in one African region reduces r...

Jul 23, 2021 UC San Diego Receives $35 Million in State Funding for New California Coastal Research Vessel

UC San Diego Receives $35 Million in State Funding for New California Coastal Research Vessel

First-of-its-kind hydrogen-hybrid vessel will be vital to education an...

Jul 23, 2021 Review Evaluates Evidence for Intensifying Indian Ocean Water Cycle

Review Evaluates Evidence for Intensifying Indian Ocean Water Cycle

Report calls for better integration of observations, models, and paleo...