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Marine Sciences

We seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment.

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Around the Pier: Scripps Alumnae Dive Deep for Conservation

Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan reimagine the future of California's oil and gas rigs with their organization Blue Latitudes.

Pioneering scientist seeks spiritual assistance on climate change

Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Professor of Climate, Atmospheric Science & Physical Oceanography, is galvanizing religious leaders around the globe to address climate change.

National Rankings
  • #1 Algae Biofuels Research
  • #1 Oceanography, Atmospheric Sciences, and Meteorology
  • #1 Earth and Environmental Research
Faculty Honors
  • Nobel Prize
  • National Academy of Sciences
  • National Academy of Engineering