Author Archive: Marcie Grabowski
The expedition will sample volcanoes at different stages in their development, including the young active volcano, Vailuluʻu, and the older Samoan volcanic feature that defines the island of Tutuila.
Findings in Nature journal are based on original 2012 study by UH Manoa geologist Jasper Konter.
Craig Smith’s research led to the recognition of the importance of whale carcasses as special habitats contributing to the diversity the deep-sea fauna.
The research by UH Mānoa’s Steven Stanley introduces new methods for calculating mass extinction and provides a more accurate picture of the history of life on Earth.
UH Mānoa oceanographer Bo Qiu determined limitations of using sea level height to calculate ocean circulation.
The estuarine reserve protects a section of an estuary and provides a living laboratory to explore and understand the important areas where rivers meet the sea.
Mia Delano and Kaitlyn Nelson conducted research on coral’s tolerance to changing ocean conditions and the vulnerability of Hawaiʻi communities to projected sea level rise.
PLOS ONE study finds that two potential biofuel crops in Hawaiʻi—sugarcane and napiergrass—may sequester more carbon in soil than is lost to the atmosphere,
Scientists discover new octopod species which may be at risk from deep-sea mining.