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Wave Vibrations Shaking Antarctic Ice Shelves

October 1, 2015

Scripps Oceanography researchers release early results of a seismic survey that shows how wave energy from as far away as the North Pacific Ocean shakes ice shelves in Antarctica and contributes to their breakup and collapse.

For Accurate Regional Climate Forecasts, Atmospheric Circulation is Key

September 7, 2015

Climate forecasters need to portray circulation better to make more accurate the regional predictions most useful to the public

For Accurate Regional Climate Forecasts, Atmospheric Circulation is Key

September 7, 2015

Climate forecasters need to portray circulation better to make more accurate the regional predictions most useful to the public

Scripps Oceanography Supporters Give $5 Million to Create Climate Center

August 24, 2015

Today, the University of California, San Diego announced a charitable gift that acknowledges our current climate reality, and the effective multidisciplinary approach to solutions that is a hallmark of UC San Diego. Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg have committed $5 million to establish the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The new center will provide science-based strategies for adapting to climate change.

Scripps Oceanography Supporters Give $5 Million to Create Climate Center

August 24, 2015

Today, the University of California, San Diego announced a charitable gift that acknowledges our current climate reality, and the effective multidisciplinary approach to solutions that is a hallmark of UC San Diego. Richard and Carol Dean Hertzberg have committed $5 million to establish the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The new center will provide science-based strategies for adapting to climate change.

Department of Defense Awards Funds to 14 UC San Diego Researchers to Develop Instrumentation

July 29, 2015

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced awards to researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego that will help scientists characterize waves, improve ocean weather and climate prediction, and analyze acoustics in the deep ocean.

Department of Defense Awards Funds to 14 UC San Diego Researchers to Develop Instrumentation

July 29, 2015

The Department of Defense (DoD) announced awards to researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego that will help scientists characterize waves, improve ocean weather and climate prediction, and analyze acoustics in the deep ocean.

Exit Dinosaurs, Enter Fishes

June 29, 2015

A pair of paleobiologists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego have determined that the world’s most numerous and diverse vertebrates ¬– ray-finned fishes – began their ecological dominance of the oceans 66 million years ago, aided by the mass extinction event that killed off dinosaurs.

American Chemical Society to Honor Keeling Curve in June 12 Ceremony

June 2, 2015

The American Chemical Society will designate the Keeling Curve – a long-term record of rising carbon dioxide in the planet’s atmosphere – as a National Historic Chemical Landmark in a ceremony June 12 on the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego campus.

Typhoons Likely to Intensify by as Much as 14 Percent Under a Moderate Climate Change Scenario

May 29, 2015

Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated large portions of the Philippines in November 2013, was one of the strongest ocean storms ever recorded, killing at least 6,300 people. It set records for the strongest storm ever at landfall and for the highest sustained wind speed over one minute ever, hitting 315 kilometers per hour (194 miles per hour) when it reached the province of Eastern Samar.
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