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New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

The program, seeks to increase Pacific Islanders pursuing bachelors and advanced degrees by training promising students in modern approaches to environmental biology.

May 23, 2017 | By | Reply More
UH scientists scrutinize first aid for man o’ war stings

UH scientists scrutinize first aid for man o’ war stings

Researchers find that the treatment for man o’ war stings is no different than other jellyfish stings.

May 2, 2017 | By | Reply More
Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

The ALOHA Cabled Observatory provides power and internet communications to scientific instruments on the seafloor.

April 24, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
CHASING CORAL documentary at HIFF features Ruth Gates

CHASING CORAL documentary at HIFF features Ruth Gates

CHASING CORAL sets out to show the scale and implication of an underwater catastrophe.

April 7, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Viruses in the oceanic basement

Viruses in the oceanic basement

UH Mānoa researchers provide evidence that the viruses are actively infecting the many unusual microorganisms that live deep in the rocky crust of the seafloor.

March 29, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
UH researchers: Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

UH researchers: Current jellyfish sting recommendations can worsen stings

Rinsing, scraping and other common techniques can increase venom activity, which may be lethal with certain species of jellyfish.

March 20, 2017 | By | 8 Replies More
Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

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.

February 16, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
Hottest, most buoyant hotspots draw from primordial reservoir deep in the Earth

Hottest, most buoyant hotspots draw from primordial reservoir deep in the Earth

Findings in Nature journal are based on original 2012 study by UH Manoa geologist Jasper Konter.

February 14, 2017 | By | Reply More
UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

Research in ocean and marine sciences along with geology, geophysics and mineral physics and climate sciences contributed to the Nature Index ranking.

February 11, 2017 | By | 2 Replies More
UH Mānoa oceanographer Craig Smith awarded 2016 Senckenberg Prize

UH Mānoa oceanographer Craig Smith awarded 2016 Senckenberg Prize

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.

February 8, 2017 | By | Reply More