Oceans and Atmosphere

Tropical Meteorology and Oceanography

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

Academics

Shang-Ping Xie
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Amato Evan
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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

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...