Bolden to receive Nierenberg Prize for Science in the Public Interest and deliver a presentation at a free public event at Scripps Oceanography October 17
Six years ago, visiting college senior Angelica Rodriguez spent the summer conducting oceanographic research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. In the lab, she plowed through data and analyzed in situ observations to understand the oceanic mechanisms that transport heat onto the…
James “Jim” Ronald Stewart, chief diving officer emeritus at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, died June 7 in Irvine, Calif. at the age of 89.
This summer will mark the second year that the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy will offer a range of innovative science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) workshops for middle- to high school-age students. These hands-on learning experiences are taught by top-notch instructors, the majority…
Hidden coastlines around the world contain clues about ancient civilizations. The mysteries locked in these coastal sites where human activity once flourished are now submerged under rising seas. A trove of cultural artifacts and environmental data are waiting to be discovered.
Composer Glenn McClure recently teamed up with researchers at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Birch Aquarium at Scripps to transform Antarctic ice shelf vibrations into unique musical arrangements.
Graduate students at UC San Diego’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography recently got an opportunity to try their hand at conducting research aboard the newly launched R/V Sally Ride.
) “Upside-down rivers” of warm ocean water threaten the stability of floating ice shelves in Antarctica, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder’s National Snow and Ice Data Center and co-authored by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at…
In the pristine wilds of the Antarctic, the mysterious leopard seal rules the animal kingdom. This polar bear-sized top predator has razor-sharp canine teeth and the ability to greatly impact or even decimate entire communities of its prey, yet very few scientific studies have focused on this species.
A new study led by researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego indicates a steady population trend for blue whales and an upward population trend for fin whales in Southern California.