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  1. Inquisitive Students Meet with Scientists to Explore Careers in Ocean Science

    First ever ocean careers event a smashing success Apr 17, 2014 What’s the best way to learn about careers in oceanographic science? Meeting with scientists and professionals from world-renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and Birch ...

    Last Updated: April 17 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Revisiting SEAPLEX

    Scripps Environmental Accumulation of Plastic Expedition: Seeking the Science of the Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch Apr 15, 2014 A thousand miles off California, the North Pacific Ocean Gyre contains one of the largest ecosystems on Earth – but it may be in ...

    Last Updated: April 16 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Scripps Conference Addresses Ocean Threats to Human Health

    National meeting gathered experts across varied fields Apr 15, 2014 On the heels of the 2013 launch of a new program focused on investigating threats posed by ocean contaminants, leaders of the Scripps Center for Oceans and Human Health convened a nationa ...

    Last Updated: April 15 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. A Venture Gained

    UC San Diego TriNet Challenge Supports Innovation for Aspiring Science Entrepreneurs Apr 16, 2014 And the winner is... A challenge that provides seed support for “the next big thing” is looming large at UC San Diego.  Networking opportunities, bringing to ...

    Last Updated: April 16 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  5. Device Could Expand Oceanographic Studies with Unmanned Sensors

    A winch that could make a range of oceanographic measurements affordable and access areas hard to reach with conventional methods passes initial field trials Apr 04, 2014 Oceanographers have long wanted to make measurements of the ocean’s vital signs of t ...

    Last Updated: April 4 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  6. UC Ship Funds Program Makes 2014 Awards to Young Scientists

    Undergraduate education, instrument testing among the objectives of upcoming cruises Mar 27, 2014 From a daylong cruise that will show undergraduate marine science students the basics of at-sea research to a trial run for a sensor that measures dissolved ...

    Last Updated: April 11 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. New Report Links Duck Hunting to Health of Baja Lagoons

    Researchers say waterfowl habitats could be preserved in a process that links ecological processes with economic benefits Jan 09, 2014 A new analysis of waterfowl monitoring surveys spanning 30 years, representing one of the world’s largest wildlife datas ...

    Last Updated: February 5 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. Ocean Drilling Support Office Honors Scripps Legacy

    Scripps chosen as new home of ocean drilling program hub in part because of its pioneering role in the field Dec 04, 2013 The history of ocean drilling at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, dates back more than a half century and now the a ...

    Last Updated: February 5 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  9. Analyzing a Giant Meteor Blast

    New study with Scripps researchers reveals Earth is more vulnerable to similar asteroid blasts than previously thought Nov 21, 2013 The 10,000-ton meteor that burst over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk earlier this year at 40,000 miles per hour shocked th ...

    Last Updated: February 5 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. Scripps Postdocs Participate in Prestigious Oceanographic Chief Scientist Preparation Program

    Scripps’ Kyla Drushka and Tali Treibitz among 14 graduate students and early-career oceanographers from around the country participating in week-long expedition Nov 19, 2013 Scripps Institution of Oceanography postdoctoral researchers Kyla Drushka and Tal ...

    Last Updated: November 19 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography