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The Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics is located in La Jolla, and is a Division of SIO.

Recent News

IGPP Alum Tolstoy named Dean at UW

Congratulations to IGPP Alum (Ph.D. 1994) Maya Tolostoy who has been named University of Washington's Maggie Walker Dean of the College of the Environment. Learn more about Dr. Tolosty's career leading to this appointment, including her tenure at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and outreach efforts here.

Munk Lab receives Preservation Design Award

We are thrilled to announce that the restoration project at IGPP Munk Lab has been honored with a Preservation Design Award from the California Preservation Foundation. Designed by acclaimed San Diego architect Lloyd Ruocco, "Munk Lab has been an incubator of scientific and geophysical exploration and advancement since its original construction in 1963."

Munk Laboratory nominated for Historic Designation

On July 30th, Scripps Institution of Oceanography petitioned the California State Office of Preservation that IGPP's Munk Laboratory be added to the National Register of Historical Places.

Adusumilli awarded 2021 Frieman Prize

Congratulations to Susheel Adusumilli, recipient of the 2021 Edward A. Frieman Prize for Excellence in Graduate Student Research for his work on a Nature Geosciences study that examined the melting of Antarctica’s floating ice shelves.

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