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

Whale bone habitats similar to hydrothermal vents

September 23rd, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Whale carcasses create a rich life-supporting deep-sea ecosystem similar to the chemosynthetic habitats found at undersea cold seeps and hydrothermal vents.

Researchers look at deepest ocean floor

July 28th, 2009 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

UH scientists participated as a new underwater vehicle visited the deep sea Mariana Trench for the first time since 1998.

Moon Missions

July 21st, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | 2 Comments

Two groups of University of Hawaiʻi scientists are involved in research related to NASA’s plan to return humans to the Moon.

Students Learn to Cruise, Cruise to Learn

June 1st, 2009 | by Kymber-Lee Char | Comments Off

Grounding students in the work of ocean scientists.

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Under the Sea

March 10th, 2009 | by Dale Moana Gilmartin | Comments Off

Scientist lives underwater to study sponges. Part 2 of a series on faculty members’ unusual working conditions.

Scientist recollects invention

March 3rd, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Scientist Klaus Keil’s contributions to geologic soil sample analysis continue, based on the solid state energy dispersive spectrometer he helped develop in 1968.

Marine Debris Awareness Month

October 9th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

The Sea Grant Hanauma Bay Education program, in partnership with the Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaiʻi (B.E.A.C.H.), hosts a series of lectures about the pervasive problem of marine debris.

Algae vs. Greenhouse Gasses

August 29th, 2008 | by Cheryl Ernst | Comments Off

What if tiny ocean organisms could whisk away excess greenhouse gasses? It’s a big idea to deal with a big problem, which is why Discovery Channel included a University of Hawaiʻi research cruise in the inaugural lineup of its new series, Discovery Project Earth.