Scripps Researcher in Antarctica Fights Time, the Elements to Reach Planet’s Oldest Ice

Times of San Diego (November 26th 2019)

Polar Center researcher Jeff Severinghaus and colleagues recently traveled to Antarctica to sample the oldest ice on the continent. With an improved drilling system, the team are hoping to acquire ice core climate records stretching further back than ever before.

Fiamma Straneo and Helen Fricker on KPBS

KPBS (June 17th 2019)

Reporters from KPBS sat down with Scripps Polar Center's Helen Fricker and Fiamma Straneo to discuss the distinctions between Antarctic and Greenland glacial melts, the dangers they both pose to rising sea levels (and thereby, public safety), and the profound uptick in ice loss each is experiencing.

A Scientist’s Life: Fiamma Straneo

Scripps News (December 12th 2017)

Physical oceanographer Fiamma Straneo was at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for 18 years before joining the faculty of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego on July 1, 2017.  She received a Laurea cum Laude (MSc) in physics from the University of Milan and a PhD in physical oceanography from the University of Washington.