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Scripps-Led Team Discovers Four New Deep-Sea Worm Species

February 4, 2016

In the Feb. 4 issue of the journal Nature, the researchers describe four newly discovered species living near deep-sea cold seeps, hydrothermal vents, and whale carcasses off the coasts of California and Mexico.

Ocean Acidification is Transforming California Mussel Shells

January 11, 2021

As the waters off our coasts change due to human influences, scientists have found that the composition of shells of California mussels, a critical species found along the Pacific Coast, are weakening as a result of ocean acidification.

Coast Guard, Members of Congress Launch Center of Expertise at Scripps Oceanography

January 30, 2020

…Congress and the U.S. Coast Guard at the launch of the Blue Technology Center of Expertise at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications Coast Guard, Members of Congress Launch Center of Expertise at Scripps Oceanography Military branch will leverage Scripps’ R&D capability to improve maritime…

New Study Shows Desert Mangroves Are Major Source of Carbon Storage

March 28, 2016

A new study led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego estimates that coastal desert mangroves, which only account for one percent of the land area, store nearly 30 percent of the region’s belowground carbon.

International Project Tracks Beach Pollution Dynamics

September 23, 2015

…into beach waters and track its movements along the coast some 6.2-12.4 miles for nearly 36 hours.

Study Reveals Increasing Polarization in Climate Change Coverage Between Elite and Heartland News Sources

June 17, 2024

New research led by the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy reveals a crucial disparity in how climate change is reported across different types of news outlets and locations.

Coast Guard Partners with Scripps Oceanography to Establish Blue Technology Center of Expertise

September 30, 2019

The Coast Guard has entered into an agreement with Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego to establish a Blue Technology Center of Expertise (COE). The COE will provide opportunities for rapid identification, evaluation and transition of new blue technologies i

New Study Identifies Atmospheric Rivers as Contributor to Increased Snow Mass in West Antarctica

March 2, 2021

A new study published today in the journal Geophysical Research Letters used NASA’s ice-measuring laser satellite to identify atmospheric river storms as a key driver of increased snowfall in West Antarctica during the 2019 austral winter.

Hidden Mangrove Forest in the Yucatan Peninsula Reveals Ancient Sea Levels

October 4, 2021

A new study led by researchers across the University of California system in the United States and researchers in Mexico focuses on an ancient mangrove forest that is thriving in the Yucatan Peninsula—more than 124 miles from the coast.

Putting a Price on the Protective Power of Wetlands

March 2, 2020

In coastal communities prone to hurricanes, people typically turn to engineered solutions for protection: levees, sea walls and the like. But a natural buffer in the form of wetlands may be the more cost-effective solution, says the most comprehensive study of its sort to date.

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