Stories tagged "School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology"

C-MORE Hale supports microbe research

October 27th, 2010 | by Cheryl Ernst | 2 Comments

New facility will support microbial oceanography research on essential marine bacteria and viruses.

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Ocean Program Makes Science a Family Affair

July 19th, 2010 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Intergenerational program promotes science learning.

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Mapping the longterm impact of the Gulf oil spill

July 7th, 2010 | by Jeela Ongley | Comments Off

A team of researchers at UH Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science Technology have produced a computer simulation of how far the oil spill from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig could travel.

The search for discarded underwater ordnance

April 26th, 2010 | by Cheryl Ernst | 4 Comments

The search for discarded chemical agents outside Pearl Harbor.

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Chilean earthquake moves continent 10 feet

April 23rd, 2010 | by Susan Lee | 2 Comments

The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that shook Chile Feb. 27, 2010, moved the entire city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west, according to preliminary measurements.

Climate change from Antarctica

March 1st, 2010 | by Albert Lanier | Comments Off

Mānoa Professor Craig Smith and postdoctoral student Laura Grange are part of an international team conducting research on climate change in Antarctica.

Meteorite strike not likely in mammoth extinction

January 21st, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A group of researches find data that refutes the theory that a meteorite strike caused a massive extinction of species about 13,000 years ago.

Carbon dioxide emissions affect ocean acoustics

January 21st, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Increased carbon dioxide absorption by the oceans makes seawater more transparent to low-frequency sounds existing in nature and created by humans.

Portable planetarium even more mobile

January 19th, 2010 | by Scott Broadbent | Comments Off

The University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy’s Starlab “Portable Planetarium” gets new funding.

Finding puts heat on carbon dioxide emission data

September 25th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

Sediment samples suggest carbon dioxide alone can’t explain the marked increase in global surface temperatures 55 million years ago.