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  1. Common Factors behind Greenland Melt Episodes in 2012, 1889

    Findings may help researchers understand future of Greenland’s ice and snow Apr 24, 2014 In 2012, temperatures at the summit of Greenland rose above freezing for the first time since 1889, raising questions about what led to the unusual melt episode. Now, ...

    Last Updated: April 24 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  2. Microscopic Organism Plays a Big Role in Ocean Carbon Cycling, Scripps Scientists Discover

    Taken-for-granted ocean carbon consumption highlights key role of individual species Apr 24, 2014 It’s broadly understood that the world’s oceans play a crucial role in the global-scale cycling and exchange of carbon between Earth’s ecosystems and atmosph ...

    Last Updated: April 24 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  3. Donors Thanked for Student Fellowship Support

    Event recognized contributions that support a new generation of scientists Apr 22, 2014 A sparkling spring Sunday morning set the stage for a “thank you” gathering at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. The April 6 event recognized donors ...

    Last Updated: April 23 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Celebrate Springtime in the Sea during the ‘EGGStravaganza’ at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Family-friendly program includes special hands-on activities highlighting the wonder of reproduction in the ocean Apr 14, 2014 Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UC San Diego April 18- 20 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily Included with aquarium admission Spring is ...

    Last Updated: April 15 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  7. Author to Discuss Rising Sea Level and its Impact on Coastal Communities during a Special Presentation at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    Author John Englander to discuss book on sea level rise Apr 08, 2014 Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UC San Diego Guest Speaker: John Englander, author of High Tide on Main Street: Rising Sea Level and the Coming Coastal Crisis Date: Wednesday, May 7 ...

    Last Updated: April 14 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8. 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

  9. Birch Aquarium at Scripps Earns Accreditation from Association of Zoos and Aquariums

    Accreditation process included detailed application and thorough on-site visit Apr 03, 2014 Scripps Institution of Oceanography/University of California, San Diego Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, has earned accreditati ...

    Last Updated: April 2 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  10. In Memoriam: Rachel Morrison

    Scripps graduate student; passionate about the sea Apr 01, 2014 Rachel Anne Morrison, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in marine biology at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, suffered fatal injuries after being struck by a car on March 28 in De ...

    Last Updated: April 24 - Scripps Institution of Oceanography