Open Ocean Heroes Receive Special CLERC Watches

Corporate Supporter CLERC Watches of Geneva presented very special CLERC watches to two "Open Ocean Heroes of Polar Oceans and Global Climate Change Research" at the 80th Anniversary Symposium of ...

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Center for Climate Change at UC San Diego

A Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation was created at UC San Diego following a gift of $5 million from supporters of Scripps Institution of Oceanography (August 24, 2015, Press Release). ...

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Patty Elkus Joins APS Board of Governors

The American Polar Society is pleased to welcome Patty Elkus to the Board of Governors, whose name becomes synonymous with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography by virtue of her position on its ...

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Inside ‘Discovery Hut’ on Ross Island

Dr. E.H. Colbert (left) and Dr. J. M. Schopf inside the Discovery Hut, Hut Point, Ross Island (National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, led by R.F. Scott). The hut is one of several in the ...

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Request Made for Repatriation of Antarctic Artifacts

[PHOTO: Dr. John Mercer, glacial geologist, inspecting food items on shelves in Scotts "Discovery" Hut, Hut Point Peninsula, on Ross Island, Antarctica (National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, led ...

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Arctic Wreck Found After 169 Years

After more than 169 years, Canadian researchers discovered one of the two ships from the doomed Arctic expedition of Sir John Franklin, cracking one of the largest mysteries in sea ...

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