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New Studies of Rocks Show Earliest Forms of Life in Antarctic Ice Caves and in South African Lava

May 20, 2015

Hubert Staudigel, a geophysicist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, and his collaborators have completed two studies about fossils in volcanic rocks, and the biological activity in some of the earth’s harshest environments.

New Link between Ocean Microbes and Atmosphere Uncovered

May 18, 2015

A factor that determines the properties of clouds that help moderate the planet’s temperature may be decided in the oceans.

Study of Giant South China Sea Internal Waves Provides First-Ever View of Life Cycle

May 7, 2015

An international research team that included physical oceanographers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, characterized for the first time the entire life cycle of internal ocean waves that can reach 500 meters (1,600 feet) in height before breaking.

Study of Giant South China Sea Internal Waves Provides First-Ever View of Life Cycle

May 7, 2015

An international research team that included physical oceanographers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, characterized for the first time the entire life cycle of internal ocean waves that can reach 500 meters (1,600 feet) in height before breaking.

UC San Diego Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

April 29, 2015

The National Academy of Sciences today elected five professors at the University of California, San Diego, to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors bestowed on U.S. scientists and engineers.

UC San Diego Professors Elected to National Academy of Sciences

April 29, 2015

The National Academy of Sciences today elected five professors at the University of California, San Diego, to membership in the prestigious National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors bestowed on U.S. scientists and engineers.

Atmospheric Rivers, Cloud-Creating Aerosol Particles, and California Reservoirs

January 16, 2015

In the midst of the California rainy season, scientists are embarking on a field campaign designed to improve the understanding of the natural and human-caused phenomena that determine when and how the state gets its precipitation. They will do so by studying atmospheric rivers, meteorological events that include the famous rainmaker known as the Pineapple Express.

National Science Foundation Profiles Innovative Ocean Aerosol Program

December 1, 2014

The National Science Foundation (NSF) will profile the UC San Diego-based Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment (CAICE) in a video to be premiered Nov. 21.

Seismic Network Will Measure the Effects of Ocean Waves on Antarctic Ice Shelves

October 23, 2014

Starting in November, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, researchers and colleagues will embark on an ambitious and arduous mission funded by the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs to install a seismic array on Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf.

Seismic Network Will Measure the Effects of Ocean Waves on Antarctic Ice Shelves

October 23, 2014

Starting in November, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, researchers and colleagues will embark on an ambitious and arduous mission funded by the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs to install a seismic array on Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf.
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