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America’s first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaiʻi

America’s first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaiʻi

The Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute is providing environmental monitoring, independent wave energy conversion device power performance and durability analysis and critical marine logistical support.

September 23, 2016 | By | Reply More
Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

UH Manoa’s Chris Wall was selected for the Science to Achieve Results fellowship to support his research on the impacts of near-shore stressors on coral reefs.

September 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Indian Ocean sea level on the rise according to new study

Indian Ocean sea level on the rise according to new study

UH Mānoa’s Philip Thompson of the Sea Level Center examined 25 years of interactions between the atmosphere and the ocean surface.

September 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Geology professor has studied Kīlauea volcano for 40 years

Geology professor has studied Kīlauea volcano for 40 years

Michael Garcia, a UH Mānoa geology professor, was featured on PBS NewsHour for his research on Kīlauea.

August 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

Improving storm forecasting goal of UH Mānoa and Jonathan Merage Foundation partnership

SOEST’s Steven Businger explores how long-range lightning can improve storm forecasting.

August 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

A study led by UH Mānoa’s Diva Amon discovered impressive diversity among the creatures living on the seafloor in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone.

July 28, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
SOEST Maile Mentoring Bridge celebrates ocean and earth science graduates

SOEST Maile Mentoring Bridge celebrates ocean and earth science graduates

The UH Mānoa program strives to recruit and retain Native Hawaiian and kamaʻāina students in ocean, earth and environmental science degree programs.

July 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

Genetic roots of insect’s waterproof coating could lead to innovative pest control

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa researcher Joanne Yew identifies the spidey gene that keeps insects waterproof.

July 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

Good bacteria vital to coral reef survival

UH Mānoa coral research highlights bacteria’s role in coral reef health and recovery.

June 23, 2016 | By | 2 Replies More
New analysis reveals large-scale motion around San Andreas Fault System

New analysis reveals large-scale motion around San Andreas Fault System

SOEST researchers discover nearly 125 mile-wide “lobes” of uplift and subsidence straddling the fault system.

June 20, 2016 | By | 9 Replies More