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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 | Reply 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
Organism responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning could affect fisheries

Organism responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning could affect fisheries

UH Mānoa research shows toxic plankton ingestion may impact fisheries’ food chains.

May 31, 2016 | By | 1 Reply More
UH Mānoa partners in National Microbiome Initiative

UH Mānoa partners in National Microbiome Initiative

UH microbiome researchers are poised to get a helping hand from White House.

May 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Probability of Aleutians mega-earthquake estimated

Probability of Aleutians mega-earthquake estimated

Researchers estimate the probability of a magnitude 9+ earthquake in the Aleutian Islands—an event with sufficient power to create a mega-tsunami especially threatening to Hawaiʻi.

May 13, 2016 | By | Reply More
A helicopter and paintball gun: New tools in the battle to remove invasive species

A helicopter and paintball gun: New tools in the battle to remove invasive species

UH Manoa’s James Leary invented a way to adapt pneumatic paintball guns to shoot small gelatin capsules filled with herbicide to control invasive plants and trees.

May 9, 2016 | By | 3 Replies More
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