Recent News

Green Foundation fellowship applications accepted thru Oct 31


Applications are now being accepted for two-year postdocs ($70K/yr) in research areas at IGPP/Scripps Oceanography/UC San Diego: Deadline 10/31/2022.

PhDs must have been awarded after October 31, 2018 and before March 31, 2023. Visit to apply

Green Foundation-supported OBS in transit to EPR

Check out the recent photo from RV Thompson, which is on its way to 9°50'N East Pacific Rise.  Captured in the picture are four Green Foundation-supported short period ocean-bottom seismometers (OBS), equipped with Nanometrics dataloggers. The equipment will be recovered in the Fall.  We look forward to reviewing the data they gather this trip.

Image credit: Chris Armerding, IGPP

Recent IGPP graduate earns GJI’s Student Author award

Huge congratulations to recent IGPP graduate Kyle Gwirtz who just won GJI’s Student Author award for his paper on Earth’s magnetic field reversals with advisor Matti Morzfeld and colleagues at the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris.

Parnell-Turner featured in Wavelengths

Scripps Institution of Oceanography's most recent Wavelengths ( features Ross Parnell-Turner.,Gorgeous footage will transport you to the axial volcanic trough as you learn about Ross Parnell's efforts to observe seafloor creation in real-time.

Walter Munk Guyot named

It’s official: Walter Munk will forever be a part of the seascape! 

Former IGPP Professor, Munk biographer, Hasselmann, awarded Nobel in Physics

IGPP wishes to congratulate Klaus Hasselmann on being awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics "for the physical modelling of Earth's climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming."

IGPP Munk Lab added to Historical Registry

We are proud to announce that the Munk Lab, named for our founding director Walter Munk, has been officially added to the National Register of Historical Places!

IGPP Virtual Seminar Series 2021: Wei Wang

IGPP is pleased to invite you to join its Fall 2021 Virtual Seminar Series presentation featuring USC's Wei Wang. Dr. Wang's talk, "What can we learn from inner core scattering?" will be available via Zoom on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, starting at 12:00pm.