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  1. Collection

    100 Island Challenge Collection

    • The 100 Island Challenge is a collaborative effort to describe the variation of coral reefs from across the globe. We combine classical field surveys with innovative imaging and data technologies to archive reefs digitally and watch how populations change through time.
    • Date: 2012 to present
  2. Collection

    1973 Guardian Tour of China

    • The photographic slides in this collection, taken in August of 1973, depict people’s daily lives and scenes of cities and villages in Northeast China in the midst of the Cultural Revolution.
    • Date: Between 1973-08-09 and 1973-08-30
  3. Collection

    A dataset of chromosomal instability gene signature scores in normal and cancer cells from the human breast

    • These data show the relative amount of chromosomal instability (CIN) in a diverse array of human breast cell types, including non-transformed mammary epithelial cells as well as cancer cell lines. Additional data is also provided from human embryonic and mesenchymal stem cells.
    • Date: 2018 to 2023
  4. Collection

    Abraham A. Palmer Lab Research Data Collection

    • We are studying the relationship between genotype and phenotype, especially behavioral phenotypes. Palmer Lab members collaborate on federally-funded projects that use a variety of species including humans, rats, mice, and zebrafish. A major focus of this work has been on developing and refining methods for genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in model organisms and integrating these results with expression QTLs (eQTL) and other -omics to identify specific and testable hypotheses about the relationship between genes and behavior.
    • Date: 2006 to present
  5. Collection

    Aerosol and Cloud Observations in La Jolla, CA, in May-June 2011 during SOLEDAD (Stratocumulus Observations of Los-Angeles Emissions Derived Aerosol-Droplets)

    • Measurements of polluted marine aerosol and cloud droplet chemical and physical properties at Mt. Soledad and Scripps Pier in La Jolla, California.
    • Date: 2012-05-01 to 2012-06-18
  6. Collection

    Aerosol Composition and Size Measurements at Fresno and Fontana

    • Non-refractory aerosol particle and refractory black carbon mass concentrations, size distributions, and coatings along with single particle compositions and organic aerosol functional groups in Fresno and Fontana.
    • Date: 2014-12-19 to 2015-01-13 (Fresno); 2015-07-04 to 2015-07-28 (Fontana)
  7. Collection

    Aerosol Microphysics and Chemical Measurements at Mt. Soledad and Scripps Pier during the Eastern Pacific Cloud Aerosol Precipitation Experiment (EPCAPE) from February 2023 to February 2024

    • Aerosol Microphysics and Chemical Measurements at Mt. Soledad and Scripps Pier during the Eastern Pacific Cloud Aerosol Precipitation Experiment (EPCAPE) from February 2023 to February 2024.
    • Date: 2023-02-15 to 2024-02-14
  8. Collection

    Aerosol Particle Chemical and Physical Measurements on the 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 North Atlantic Aerosols and Marine Ecosystems Study (NAAMES) Research Cruises

    • Size distributions, organic functional groups, and non-refractory and single particle composition of North Atlantic marine aerosol particles
    • Date: 2015-11-06 to 2015-11-30; 2016-05-11 to 2016-06-05; 2017-08-30 to 2017-09-24; 2018-03-20 to 2018-04-13
  9. Collection

    Alaska Commercial Company Records

    • A small collection of business correspondence and records from the Alaska Commercial Company, a San Francisco trading firm concerned with the Alaskan fur trade in the late 19th century.
    • Date: 1895-1897
  10. Collection

    Alfred North Correspondence and Other Documents

    • Correspondence and a journal from the papers of Alfred North (1807-1869), an American Presbyterian minister who served on international and domestic missions.
    • Date: 1832-1869
  11. Collection

    Alice Notley Artworks

    • A selection of artworks by American visual artist and poet Alice Notley. Images include collages, fans, masks and sketches.
    • Date: 1974-2004
  12. Collection

    Ambient and Sea Sweep Generated Aerosol Measurements in the North Atlantic in May-June 2014 during WACS2 (Western Atlantic Climate Study 2)

    • Measurements of ambient and seawater generated marine aerosol particle chemical and physical properties in the North Atlantic in May-June 2014.
    • Date: 2014-05-20 to 2014-06-05
  13. Collection

    American Friends Service Committee - U.S.-Mexico Border Program Records: Selections

    • Redacted abuse and complaint files from the records of the American Friends Service Committee - U.S.-Mexico Border Program.
    • Date: 1977-2001
  14. Collection

    American Institute of Wine & Food Culinary Collection

    • Selected materials from the American Institute of Wine & Food Culinary Collection.
    • Date: 1610-1985
  15. Collection

    An annotated checklist of the bees (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) of San Diego County, California

    • This database represents an ongoing survey to document all the bee species that occur within the bounds of San Diego County. As this project is still ongoing, the database will be updated periodically with additions and/or corrections.
    • Date: July 2015 to August 2020
  16. Collection

    Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart Recordings

    • Andrew Strathern and Pamela J. Stewart are a husband and wife research team who carry out long-term fieldwork in Papua New Guinea. The two tapes, recorded in 1967 in Pangia, Papua New Guinea, document Namasu sing-sing, a celebration for an opening of a store, stories of tambaran cults told by local informants, and woman and man stories.
    • Access: Restricted View
    • Date: 1967
  17. Collection

    Ann Skinner-Jones and Joan Larcom Photographs

    • Anthropologist Joan Larcom traveled with Photographer Ann Skinner-Jones in 1981 to create a photographic essay of the people and culture of Vanuatu during the first anniversary of the country's independence.
    • Date: Between 1973 and 1985
  18. Collection

    Anthony Forge Films and Recordings

    • Films and sound recordings taken by British anthropologist, Anthony Forge (1929-1991), during his research with the Abelam and neighboring peoples of the Sepik River region in Papua New Guinea. The films depict Abelam life, particularly ritual and artistic aspects, such as the building of ‘haus tambaran’ (spirit cult houses).
    • Access: Restricted View
    • Date: 1958-1995
  19. Collection

    Archive for New Poetry: Cataloged sound recordings

    • Sound recordings of poetry readings and events that emphasize the experimental and collaborative nature of poetry, from the Archive for New Poetry collection at the UC San Diego Library.
    • Access: Restricted View
    • Date: 1963-1984
  20. Collection

    Archive for New Poetry: Selections

    • A selection of reformatted, scanned, and born-digital materials from the Archive for New Poetry at the UC San Diego Library's Special Collections & Archives.
    • Date: ca. 1955 - Present
  21. Collection

    Armed Revolutionary Organizations in Mexico

    • Collected material, including periodicals and ephemera, created by revolutionary groups in Mexico between 1965 and 1998.
    • Date: 1965-1998
  22. Collection

    Art of Science

    • UC San Diego Library Art of Science contest submissions.
    • Date: 2021-02 to present
  23. Collection

    Atmospheric Aerosol Submicron Particle Composition including Organic Functional Group Concentrations at Arctic Locations

    • This collection includes separate data sets of atmospheric aerosol submicron particle composition that include organic functional group concentrations at locations within the Arctic.
    • Date: 2008 to 2014
  24. Collection

    Atmospheric and oceanographic measurements from a Wave Glider autonomous surface vehicle collected off the coast of Southern California from May 2020 to December 2021

    • This collection contains meteorology, wave, and current data from Wave Glider Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASVs) gathered in a series of field deployments conducted off the coast of Southern California from May 2020 to December 2021. Our approach involved operations in close proximity to fixed National Data Buoy Center (NDBC), Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP), and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) moored buoy assets, which provided ground-truth data to characterize the quality of the Wave Glider measurements.
    • Date: 2020-05 to 2021-12
  25. Collection

    Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)-borne velocity measurements collected over a fringing coral reef near Makua Beach, Oahu, Hawai'i

    • This collection contains raw data from a REMUS-100 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) deployed in September 2013 over a fringing coral reef near Makua Beach, Oahu, Hawai'i.
    • Date: 2013-09-06 to 2013-09-08
  26. Collection

    Baja California

    • Images of Baja California digitized from original photographs held by UC San Diego Library. Includes landscapes, missions, the built environment, and ranch life.
    • Date: 1938-1997
  27. Collection

    Baja California and the West Postcard Collection

    • Postcards depicting California, Baja California, and the Southwest, mostly from the early 1900s. Images of Tijuana, Ensenada, Balboa Park, and the California missions are well-represented in this collection.
    • Date: 1900-1989
  28. Collection

    Baja California Government Documents Collection

    • Municipal and government documents relating to official policies, civil matters, contracts, litigation, war, and state infrastructure development in Baja California, including Santo Tomas, Rosarito, Mexicali, Tecate, Tijuana, and other towns and cities.
    • Date: 1831-1982 (bulk 1900-1925)
  29. Collection

    Bear Facts

    • Bear Facts was the newsletter published by the Oceanids, a service and social organization promoting friendship and services to the UC San Diego community.
    • Date: 1962-2007
  30. Collection

    Bee Research Methods: Video Demonstrations

    • This collection shows bee behaviors and methods used to study bee behaviors.
    • Date: 2005 to 2014
  31. Collection

    Ben Yellen Papers

    • The Ben Yellen Papers document grassroots social and political activism on the subjects of farm labor, commercial agriculture, and western water policy in Southern California.
    • Date: 1959-1991
  32. Collection

    BindingDB: Measured Binding Data for Protein-Ligand and Other Molecular Systems

    • This collection contains the full BindingDB dataset of experimental protein-ligand and host-guest binding data.
    • Date: 2000 to present
  33. Collection

    California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI): Acoustic and Trawl Data

    • This is a voluminous data set containing acoustic and trawl data collected on CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) cruises.
    • Date: 2009 to 2015
  34. Collection

    California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI): Acoustic Fisheries Data (2017- )

    • Non-calibrated multi-frequency acoustic fisheries data (.raw files) collected aboard RV Sally Ride on the November 2017 CalCOFI (California Cooperative Fisheries Investigations) cruise
    • Date: 2017-11-09 to 2017-11-24
  35. Collection

    California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) Collection

    • Research data sets and photographs from CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) cruises.
    • Date: 2009-2018
  36. Collection

    California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI): Cruise Images

    • Photographs documenting the tools, processes and people aboard CalCOFI research cruises.
    • Date: 2018 to 2019
  37. Collection

    California Explores the Ocean

    • A collection of diverse resources about the ocean and ocean exploration.
    • Date: circa 1860 to 2008
  38. Collection

    California Historic Landmark Project Collection

    • Historical essays, research notes, and a small number of photographs created between 1936 and 1940 on California landmarks, monuments and state parks.
    • Date: 1936-1940
  39. Collection

    California Local Tax Ballot Measures

    • Public records associated with most of the local tax measures put before California voters since 1986, including excerpts from official voter information guides and sample ballots, and proposed ordinance text, where available.
    • Date: 2014 to 2020
  40. Collection

    California Smokers Cohort (CSC)

    • The objective of this survey was to collect statewide data on tobacco-related behaviors, knowledge of and attitudes towards smoking, and monitoring the effect of State-initiated programs on individual target populations.
    • Date: 2011 to 2012
  41. Collection

    California Tobacco Survey (CTS)

    • The objective of these surveys is to collect representative statewide data on cigarette smoking behavior, attitudes towards smoking, media exposure to smoking, and use of tobacco products other than cigarettes, from populations living in California.
    • Date: 1990 to 2011
  42. Collection

    Camp Matthews Buildings Photos

    • Photographs and plans of Camp Matthews buildings after Camp Matthews closed operations.
    • Date: 1964-1967
  43. Collection

    Capricorn Expedition Photographs

    • The Capricorn Expedition (1952-1953) was part of a series of oceanic expeditions in the Pacific conducted by the US Navy and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
    • Date: 1952-1953
  44. Collection

    Carbonaceous Aerosol Particle Measurements from Cal-Mex 2010 in Tijuana, Mexico

    • Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2) measurements of aerosol refractory black carbon (BC) content for individual particles and Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic analysis of organic functional groups of submicron particles at Parque Morelos during Cal-Mex 2010 from 15 May to 30 June.
    • Date: 2010-05-15 to 2010-06-30
  45. Collection

    Carbonaceous Aerosol Particle Measurements from Southeast Atmosphere Study (SOAS) 2013 in Look Rock, Tennessee, USA

    • HR-Tof-AMS submicon mass spectra for ensemable mass and single paritcles (by LS), Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopic analysis of organic functional groups of submicron particles,and size distributions at Look Rock during SOAS 2013.
    • Date: 2013-06-01 to 2013-07-18
  46. Collection

    Carl L. Hubbs Papers

    • Images from the collection of Scripps Institution of Oceanography icthyologist Carl L. Hubbs.
    • Date: 1889-1976
  47. Collection

    CAVEcam Virtual Reality Photography Collection

    • Full-surround 3-D images make up this collection of original and rendered composite images called CAVEcams which are very high-resolution images for both left and right eye, normally viewed in virtual reality systems, either CAVEs or HMDs.
    • Date: 2009 to 2016
  48. Collection

    CCHDO Hydrographic Data Archive

    • The CCHDO Hydrographic Data Collection contains high quality, global, vessel-based CTD and Niskin bottle data from GO-SHIP, WOCE, CLIVAR and other repeat hydrography programs past and present.
    • Date: 1972 to present
  49. Collection

    Cell Centered Database

    • A collection of high resolution 2D, 3D and 4D data from light and electron microscopy of tissues from the nervous system and other systems.
    • Date: 1986 to 2012
  50. Collection

    Cell Image Library

    • This library is a public and easily accessible resource database of images, videos, and animations of cells, capturing a wide diversity of organisms, cell types, and cellular processes. The purpose of this database is to advance research on cellular activity, with the ultimate goal of improving human health.
    • Date: 2010-08-09 to present