Scripps Institution Of Oceanography

"scientists Behind A Major Study That Claimed The Earth's Oceans Are Warming Faster Than...

"... that made their conclusions seem more certain than they actually are. Two weeks after the high-profile study was published in the journal Nature, its authors have submitted corrections to the publication. The Scripps Institution of...

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Estimating The Feeding Habits Of Corals May Offer New Insights On Resilient Reefs

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues have found that corals living in more productive waters take advantage of the increased food availability. The findings, published in the...

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The Ocean Is Cooking Off The Southern California Coast. Here's Why.

The waters off the Southern California coast are now approaching tropical temperatures found in parts of the balmy Caribbean Sea.  On Wednesday, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego recorded its highest ocean temperature ever,...

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Record Warm Waters Off Southern California

California has seen a range of natural extremes this summer, from heat waves to wildfires. The state can now add to the list record-warm ocean temperatures. On August 1, 2018, researchers from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography observed water...

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World’s First-known Manta Ray Nursery Found In Northwestern Gulf Of Mexico

Populations of manta rays usually aggregate far from coastal areas, making the gentle giants of the sea hard to study, and even lesser is known about juveniles of the species. But a PhD candidate from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the...
Related topics: Gulf Of Mexico

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You’ve Heard Of #exxonknew, Well How About #californiaknew ?

The court transcript we recently published on WUWT from the recent #ExxonKnew trial has yielded an interesting thought twist. Guest Essay by Warren Blair Charles Keeling (Mr CO2) worked at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) for 43-years...
Related topics: Carbon Dioxide

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Scripps Family Contributes $4.6 Million Towards Two Crucial Scripps Oceanography Projects

The University of California San Diego today announced charitable gifts from more than a dozen descendants of Edward W. Scripps that will make possible two crucial and high-profile projects at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Included in the...

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Key Biological Mechanism Is Disrupted By Ocean Acidification

A team led by scientists from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) has demonstrated that the excess carbon dioxide added to the atmosphere through the combustion of...
Related topics: Carbon Dioxide, Fossils, Paleontology

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Despite Global Warming, Some Reefs Are Flourishing, And You Can See It In 3d

Maybe it’s not the end of the world for corals after all. That’s one of the surprising findings of a new project called the 100 Island Challenge, led by two scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego. Jennifer...
Related topics: Global Warming

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New Application For Acoustics Helps Estimate Marine Life Populations

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego were part of an international team that for the first time used hydroacoustics as a method for comparing the abundance of fishes within and outside marine...

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Study: Strong El Niño Events Increase Height And Mass Of Antarctic Ice Shelves

From UCSD/Scripps Institution of Oceanography New study reveals strong El Niño events cause large changes in Antarctic ice shelves A new study published Jan. 8 in the journal Nature Geoscience reveals that strong El Nino events can cause...
Related topics: Antarctic

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Bioluminescent Worm Found To Have Iron Superpowers

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have made a discovery with potential human health impacts in a parchment tubeworm, the marine invertebrate Chaetopterus sp., that resides in muddy coastal...
Related topics: Medical Research

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These Stunning 3-d Models Are Helping Unravel The Mysteries Of Coral

A new photographic technique from researchers at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is exposing coral like never before.

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Analysis Of ‘rusty’ Lunar Rock Suggest The Moon’s Interior Is Dry

The moon is likely very dry in its interior according to a new study from researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, published August 21, 2017 in the Proceedings ... Read more
Related topics: Moon, Space

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Wolfgang Berger, Oceanographer Who Helped Reveal The History Of The World's Oceans, Dies At 79

Wolfgang “Wolf” Berger, a Scripps Institution of Oceanography researcher whose big insights about tiny fossils helped reveal the history of the world’s oceans, has died at 79. The paleoceanographer died in San Diego on Aug. 6, Scripps said. A...
Related topics: Fossils, Paleontology

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A Wave’s ‘sweet Spot’ Revealed

For surfers, finding the “sweet spot,” the most powerful part of the wave, is part of the thrill and the challenge. Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California postdoctoral researcher Nick Pizzo has found the exact...

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With Arm Instruments Watching, An Extensive Summer Melt In West Antarctica

One day in December of 2015, bound for a remote ice camp in the interior of Antarctica, Scripps Institution of Oceanography doctoral student Ryan Scott boarded a ski-equipped LC-130 turboprop transport plane at McMurdo Station at the south tip of...
Related topics: Antarctica (science)

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Jim Stewart, Scripps Diver Who Opened The Sea To Scientists, Dies At 89

Jim Stewart, an innovative Scripps Institution of Oceanography diver-educator who helped open the world’s oceans to scientists in the 1950s and ’60s by training them to use some of the first scuba equipment, has died. He was 89. Stewart died...

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Uc San Diego Launches Scripps Center For Marine Archaeology

Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the Department of Anthropology have recently joined efforts within the University of California San Diego to launch the Scripps Center for Marine Archaeology (SCMA). Researchers with the Scripps Center for...
Related topics: Archaeology

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Uc San Diego To Develop Cyberinfrastructure For Nasa's Icesat-2 Data

The San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego have been awarded a NASA ACCESS grant to develop a cyberinfrastructure platform for discovery, access, and visualization of...
Related topics: NASA, Space, Scientific Discoveries

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