Science
at Sea

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego operates one of the world's largest academic research fleets.

About
Ships

The vessels managed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego play a critical role in exploring our planet and conducting important research in all the world's oceans.

2019 ANNUAL REPORT: SHIPS (PDF)

EMERGENCY CONTACT

Nimitz Marine Facility security duty officer, who may be reached night or day.

MAIN OFFICE TELEPHONE
(858) 534-1639

MOBILE PHONE (IF MAIN LINE DOES NOT ANSWER)
(858) 344-9841

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS

Our Research
Vessels

R/V Sally Ride

R/V Sally Ride

R/V Roger Revelle

R/V Roger Revelle

R/V Robert Gordon Sproul

R/V Robert Gordon Sproul

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster

R/V Bob and Betty Beyster

AUXILIARY PROGRAMS

Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego provides two supplementary programs to advance student expertise and safety while conducting science in the ocean.

Scientific Diving Program

Small Boating Program

Data

Ship Tracker

Locations of Scripps ships

View the tracker

Rolling Deck to Repository (R2R)

Current and archived data collected by the Scripps research fleet and other vessels.

Access ship data

Geological Data Center

Data from Scripps cruises, pre—2006

Delve into the Geological Data Center