About Scripps

A department of UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography is one of the oldest, largest, and most important centers for ocean, earth and atmospheric science research, education, and public service in the world.

Research at Scripps encompasses physical, chemical, biological, geological, and geophysical studies of the oceans, Earth, and planets.

Scripps undergraduate and graduate programs provide transformative educational and research opportunities in ocean, earth, and atmospheric sciences, as well as degrees in climate science and policy and marine biodiversity and conservation.

Scripps at a glance

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Groundbreaking research, innovation, and education since 1903

Tours are offered one Saturday each month.

Scripps Institution of Oceanography and Office of Naval Research stickers on equipment.

Scripps welcomes government, private, and industry collaborations