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UC San Diego Atmospheric Chemist Receives Prestigious National Academy of Sciences Award

January 22, 2024

Kimberly Prather, an atmospheric chemist at the University of California San Diego, is among 20 individuals being honored by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for extraordinary scientific achievements.

Second Seafloor Survey of Dumpsite off Coast of Southern California Completed

January 8, 2024

As part of ongoing efforts to understand the scale of the environmental impact from industrial waste dumping off the coast of Southern California, researchers from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography revisited two industrial undersea dumpsites in April 2023.

Ocean Pavilion Returns to UN Climate Conference and Calls On Ocean Science to Lead Climate Solutions

November 6, 2023

A group of the world’s leading ocean scientific, philanthropic, and other stakeholder organizations, led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, have come together to highlight the global ocean.

UC San Diego’s Scripps Oceanography Awarded Funding to Develop Pathogen Forecast Model

August 29, 2023

The state of California awarded UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography $3 million to develop a model to forecast the presence of pathogens in San Diego coastal and tidal waters.

UC San Diego Celebrates Opening of Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility

June 6, 2023

The newly opened Ted and Jean Scripps Marine Conservation and Technology Facility at Scripps Institution of Oceanography is dedicated to marine biodiversity and conservation research, discovery and education.

California Governor Gavin Newsom Visits UC San Diego’s Nimitz Marine Facility

March 23, 2023

California Governor Gavin Newsom and Senate President Pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins stopped by UC San Diego’s Nimitz Marine Facility on Sunday, March 19 to highlight an innovative new California coastal research vessel in development.

UC San Diego Leads Sessions on Climate Change, Space, and Neuroscience at SXSW 2023

March 7, 2023

At the 2023 South by Southwest(SXSW) conference, which runs March 10-14, scientists and leaders from UC San Diego will contribute their expertise to programming on climate change, space, health, and blue technology.

New Research Shows Wildlife & Marine Environment Benefit when Island-Ocean Connections Are Restored

December 5, 2022

A new perspective published today recognizes the critical link between island and marine ecosystems and identifies island and near-shore marine environmental characteristics that promote strong linkages in these ecosystems around the world.

UC San Diego’s Scripps Oceanography Awarded $5.6 Million for DDT Ocean Dumpsite Research

September 26, 2022

New congressionally-directed funding awarding $5.6 million to Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego will aim to improve characterization of the extent of the dumpsite, and support additional monitoring and research.

Letter from Leading Researchers Urges Terminology Update, Shift in COVID-19 Guidance

October 5, 2020

Scientists affiliated with leading research institutions across the U.S. state in a letter published Monday in the journal Science that researchers across disciplines must converge to deliver clear public health guidance about how SARS-CoV-2 is spread in the air.
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