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Giant Kelp Exhibit Shines Light on the Intersection of Art and Science

January 3, 2024

Ebb and Flow: Giant Kelp Forests through Art, Science and the Archives, a group exhibition hosted by UC San Diego Library and curated by San Diego-based photographer, marine scientist and Scripps Institution of Oceanography alumna Oriana Poindexter ’15, opens at Geisel Library on January 12.

Three Decades of Data In Bangladesh Show Elevated Risk of Infant Mortality In Flood-Prone Areas

December 6, 2023

A new study from researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and UC San Francisco estimates 152,753 excess infant deaths were attributable to living in flood-prone areas in Bangladesh over the past 30 years.

Scientists Publish 37-Year Record of Ocean Acidification off Southern California

November 27, 2023

For the first time, scientists at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography have published nearly four decades’ worth of dissolved carbon dioxide measurements from waters off Southern California.

Atmospheric River Reconnaissance Flights Begin

November 21, 2023

“Hurricane Hunter” aircraft will fly over the Pacific Ocean starting this November as part of Atmospheric River Reconnaissance program (AR Recon), led by the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E) at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

UC San Diego Delegation to Attend Annual UN Climate Conference in Dubai

November 16, 2023

About 30 delegates from UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the School of Global Policy and Strategy will be attending the 28th Conference of the Parties, or COP28, in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

UC San Diego Launches $12.8 Million Center to Advance Naval Research and Innovation Workforce

November 9, 2023

UC San Diego has received a five-year $12.85 million grant to develop a Naval Innovation, Science and Engineering Center program funded by the Office of Naval Research.

UC San Diego Researchers Awarded $1 Million to Build First-of-its-Kind Microscope

November 7, 2023

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to an interdisciplinary UC San Diego research team to build a first-of-its-kind, super-resolution microscope for advancements in the biomedical sciences.

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.

Diving Sector Could Hold the Key to Advancing UN Sustainable Development Goals

October 30, 2023

A new review paper by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego highlights the untapped potential of the diving community in advancing global marine conservation and sustainability efforts.

Meltwater Flowing Beneath Antarctic Glaciers May Be Accelerating Their Retreat

October 27, 2023

A new Antarctic ice sheet modeling study from scientists at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography suggests that meltwater flowing out to sea from beneath Antarctic glaciers is making them lose ice faster.
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