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Geology professor has studied Kilauea volcano for 40 years

Geology professor has studied Kilauea 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
Explore world’s deepest ocean trench with live feed from expedition

Explore world’s deepest ocean trench with live feed from expedition

Virtual explorers can join the Okeanos Explorer as it explores the deepest oceanic trench on the planet, the Marianas Trench.

June 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
International collaboration expands knowledge of munitions dumped at sea

International collaboration expands knowledge of munitions dumped at sea

UH Manoa’s Margo Edwards edits special issue on the global issue of chemical munitions dumped at sea.

June 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Geology graduates investigate Fukushima-derived radioactivity in Hawaiʻi

Geology graduates investigate Fukushima-derived radioactivity in Hawaiʻi

UH Mānoa’s Hannah Azouz and Trista McKenzie advance knowledge on radioactivity in soil and locally-caught fish.

June 3, 2016 | By | 6 Replies More