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Scientists Identify Climate Change as Major Contributor to Record-Breaking Marine Heatwave

May 26, 2020

Two new studies led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego highlight the significance of long-term observations for understanding ocean climate trends and events, including record-shattering marine heatwaves.

New Study Looks at How the “Blob” Came Back

April 21, 2020

Weakened wind patterns likely spurred the wave of extreme ocean heat that swept the North Pacific Ocean last summer, according to new research led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego.

Listen Up: Scripps Scientists Use Underwater Microphones to Study Calving Arctic Glacier

April 7, 2020

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego are eavesdropping on an Arctic glacier in the name of science. In a new study, Scripps scientists Oskar Glowacki and Grant Deane describe a new method to measure glacier mass loss from iceberg calving.

UC San Diego Receives $1.3M from Koret Foundation to Support Marine Archaeology Research

February 13, 2020

The University of California San Diego has announced a gift of more than $1.3 million from the Koret Foundation to support research collaborations focused on marine archaeology between UC San Diego’s Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA) and the University of Haifa.

Scripps Scientist Receives Prestigious Award from Oceanographic Institute of Monaco

October 22, 2019

Lisa Levin, a biological oceanographer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, will receive the Prince Albert I Grand Medal, the highest international distinction dedicated to ocean sciences presented by the Oceanographic Institute, Prince Albert I of Monaco.

Scientists Identify New Species of Damselfish

June 24, 2019

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the University of Sydney, Australia have identified a previously unknown species of damselfish from Madagascar.

Scientists Develop New Production Method for Seaweed Chemical Used in Brain Research

April 30, 2019

A team of scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) has developed a new way to produce kainic acid, a natural seaweed neurochemical and powerful reagent used in brain research.

UC San Diego Scientist Honored by the National Academy of Engineering

February 8, 2019

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has honored atmospheric chemist Kimberly Prather of the University of California San Diego with membership to its prestigious ranks.

Scientists Find Corals in Deeper Waters Under Stress Too

August 27, 2018

A new study led by scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the Coral Reef Research Foundation (CRRF) in Palau describes a novel approach for predicting warm temperature-induced stress on corals from the sea surface through a deeper expanse ranging from 30-150 meters (100-500 feet) known as the mesophotic zone.

Scripps Graduate Student Discovers World’s First Known Manta Ray Nursery

June 18, 2018

A graduate student at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues from NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries have discovered the world’s first known manta ray nursery. Located in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Texas at NOAA’s Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, the juvenile manta ray habitat is the first of its kind to be described in a scientific study.
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