Research Focus Archives: 2012
An in-depth look at current Scripps research in action.
Expedition Blog: Mixing at the Margins
Follow along through Dec. 3 as Scripps researchers and students aboard R/V Melville study ocean mixing and how internal waves are generated and propagate in coastal waters off California.
Local Marine Bass Assessment Project
Scripps scientist Brice Semmens is leading a collaborative research project off La Jolla to assess the movements, abundance, and mortality of local marine bass
Exploring Young Volcanoes
Follow a team of researchers from Scripps and Mexico aboard R/V Melville as they study an eruptive rift zone known as the borderlands that extends along the coasts of Baja California and California.
Underwater Microscope Zooms in on Tiny Marine Animals
Probe the microscopic marine world with this American Museum of Natural History video about Scripps researchers Jules Jaffe and Peter Franks and their development of the world's first underwater video microscope.
Grouper Moon Project Video
Join Scripps scientist Brice Semmens in an undersea educational expedition off the western tip of Little Cayman Island as he chats live with students as part of the "Grouper Moon Project."
Tonga Trench Expedition
This student-led research cruise, running Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2012, is a rare opportunity for scientists to explore the Tonga Trench in the South Pacific Ocean, the second deepest trench in the world. Follow along as they blog about their deep-sea adventures from aboard R/V Revelle.
San Diego Coastal Expedition
Student-led UC Ship Funds Program voyage to explore the health of local San Diego waters June 30-July 10. Follow along through their daily blogs!
Scripps' Fabulous FLIP Turns 50!
The only one of its kind in the world, Scripps Institution of Oceanography's FLoating Instrument Platform (FLIP) celebrates the 50th anniversary of its launch. See images, video, and more information about this amazing instrument.
IODP Video: Expedition 342 Newfoundland
Join Scripps paleobiologist Richard Norris and his colleagues as they lead an Integrated Ocean Drilling Program expedition that includes investigations of climate phenomena that may have played a central role in the Titanic disaster.