Margaret Leinen is an award-winning oceanographer and distinguished national and international leader in ocean science, global climate and environmental issues. Currently, she serves as the Director of Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego and Vice Chancellor for Marine Sciences at UC San Diego.
Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego a world-renowned center for earth science research and education. Scripps scientists work to understand and protect the planet by investigating our oceans, Earth, and atmosphere to find solutions to our greatest environmental challenges.
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The modern era of climate change research began at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and today Scripps is a global leader in observing how our planet is changing, understanding impacts, finding solutions, and training the next generation of scientific and environmental leaders.