I was looking at the seafloor, focused on identifying fish species as I normally did when diving off of the California coast, when suddenly I felt something large above me. When I turned my head I saw a giant fish – more than 6 feet (2 meters) long – calmly […]

Landsat 8 image of the Antarctic doline with summer meltwater. Credit: NASA Detailed observations enable better understanding of future ice shelf stability. A global team of scientists including several from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego discovered the sudden demise of a large, deep, ice-covered […]

Researchers call for revisions to air-quality monitoring guidelines to consider the sources of emissions. Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego examining 14 years of hospital admissions data conclude that the fine particles in wildfire smoke can be several times more harmful to human respiratory health than […]