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Oceanographic Instrumentation: Measurement, Process & Analysis

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As one example, in last year’s El Niñ o season Scripps per- its part to help accelerate its growth. Last year, Scripps scien- formed ultra high-resolution coastal elevation surveys that tists and ship operations successfully competed for more than are helping the U.S. Navy understand risks to coastal infra- $130 million from federal agencies to support a range of re- structure and the possible relocation of facilities affected by search, monitoring, infrastructure, education and training pro- sea-level rise. Californians see the impacts of environmental grams, which feeds into the Blue Tech economy. With a deep change every day. Many at Scripps are involved in research to history of collaboration with the U.S. Navy that goes back better understand the ocean and the atmosphere with projects decades, Scripps provides “environmental intelligence” that’s to improve our ability to forecast change, describe impacts to needed to give America an edge in terms of national security. regions, and aid in developing adaptation plans. Scripps also supports the cluster as an institution for research Scripps research recently helped municipalities around and education. Our faculty and staff are the experts who can

San Diego in understanding how to make beach nourishment provide expertise to policy makers and industry. We are train- efforts more cost-effective. Our scientists found that using ing the next generation of scienti

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