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Whitlow Au awarded gold medal by Acoustical Society of America

Whitlow Au awarded gold medal by Acoustical Society of America

Whitlow W. L. Au has been named recipient of the gold medal of the Acoustical Society of America for contributions to understanding underwater biosonar.

May 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Coral toolkit allows floating larvae to transform into reef skeletons

Researchers identified key and novel components of the molecular “toolkit” that allow corals to build their skeletons and described when these components are used.

April 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

New study co-authored by UH Mānoa assistant professor Craig Nelson explores how microbialization destroys links in delicate marine food chain.

April 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

Using µCT (micro-computed tomography) scans, UH Mānoa’s Nyssa Silbiger and colleagues were able to calculate detailed bioerosion rates on coral reefs.

April 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
Piggybacking viruses

Piggybacking viruses

In the microscopic life that thrives around coral reefs researchers have discovered an interplay between viruses and microbes that defies conventional wisdom.

April 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

New research suggest humans are releasing carbon about 10 times faster than during any event in the past 66 million years.

March 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

During a test dive, the Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory recovered the bronze bell from the I-400—a World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine.

March 16, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
SOEST researcher recognized with National Science Foundation CAREER Award

SOEST researcher recognized with National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Bin Chen, assistant researcher in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

March 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Coral reef society honors UH Mānoa professor

Coral reef society honors UH Mānoa professor

UH Mānoa professor Mark Hixon recognized as a first-cohort Fellow of the International Society for Reef Studies

March 1, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

The research highlights the important role played by plankton in the climate system.

February 24, 2016 | By | Reply More