Stories tagged "meteorology"

Climate change leaves mark in U.S. tree rings

July 22nd, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Rings in the trunks of Southwest United States trees provide information that could improve models predicting the impact of global warming on the El Nino and La Nina cycles.

Raymond Tanabe: Meteorologist in charge

July 22nd, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | 6 Comments

Waialua boy Raymond Tanabe weathers challenges to become a head Hawaiʻi weather man.

Hurricane forecast: unravelling the storms

April 25th, 2011 | by Gisela Speidel | 1 Comment

Using observations and computer simulations, UH scientists are getting closer to understanding how hurricanes form and intensify.

New website tests vog forecast model

April 13th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Website tests ability to accurately model vog forecasts for Hawaiʻi.

Taller ships skew Atlantic tradewind findings

March 31st, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Revised analysis of historical data indicates Atlantic trade winds have weakened.

Models predict more hurricanes, thinner clouds

January 4th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Climate change could bring more hurricanes to Hawaiʻi .

Ocean warming likely to alter regional rainfall

April 14th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Climate models project an increase of more than 1 degree centigrade in global average surface temperatures by the middle of the century. However, actual change in ocean surface temperatures will vary by region.