Research Focus Archives: 2010
An in-depth look at current Scripps research in action.
2010 Line Islands Expedition
Read about a recently concluded adventure to the Northern Line Islands focusing on pristine coral reefs in a remote section of the Central Pacific Ocean.
Scripps Responds to the Gulf Oil Spill
As the ensuing environmental catastrophe unfolds, Scripps research expertise is being brought to bear to monitor and evaluate atmosphere and ocean conditions.
Follow Scripps researchers aboard R/V Melville as they study the subducting plate offshore Nicaragua and Costa Rica.
Follow along as a Scripps research team aboard R/V Revelle studies how sound travels in the deep ocean
Earthquakes Rumble around the World
See the latest Scripps information for the earthquakes in Baja California, Mexico; Sumatra, Indonesia; Southern Qinghai, China and Southern California
Rapid Response Survey of the Chile Earthquake
From March 17-24 a Scripps-led research team will map the seafloor using multibeam sonar to produce detailed pictures of the magnitude 8.8-earthquake rupture offshore Chile.
El Niño in Real Time
Researchers report declining numbers of fishes, fish eggs and plankton as coastal waters warm
Deep-sea Voyage off Chile
Follow the mission Feb. 24 to March 17 as researchers explore the unique biological communities of the deep sea off Chile