These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased, and does not use emotional words. These sources also respect the consensus of experts in the given scientific field and strive to publish peer-reviewed science. Some sources in this category may have a slight political bias but adhere to scientific principles. See all Pro-Science sources.
- Overall, we rate Scripps Institution of Oceanography Pro-Science based on being a peer-reviewed authority on Oceanography.
Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: VERY HIGH
MBFC’s Country Freedom Rating: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Organization/Foundation
Traffic/Popularity: Medium Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY
According to the Scripps Institution of Oceanography mission statement, their mission is to: “seek, teach, and communicate scientific understanding of the oceans, atmosphere, Earth, and other planets for the benefit of society and the environment.”
Funded by / Ownership
Scripps parent organization is the University of California San Diego. Donations and grants generate revenue.
Analysis / Bias
In review, Scripps Institution of Oceanography is a straightforward peer-reviewed science source that has been in existence since 1903. This is a pro-science source that is over 100 years old and an authority on oceanography.
Failed Fact Checks
- None in the Last 5 years
Overall, we rate Scripps Institution of Oceanography Pro-Science based on being a peer-reviewed authority on Oceanography. (D. Van Zandt 3/2/2018) Updated (01/21/2022)
Last Updated on September 19, 2023 by Media Bias Fact Check
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