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New websites provide data on Hawaii’s climate

New websites provide data on Hawaii’s climate

July 1, 2014  |  Comments
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The new water resource management website on evapotranspiration paired with the Rainfall Atlas of Hawaiʻi provide critical information on the state’s average climate and water processes.

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Chaos theory study published in Nature

Chaos theory study published in Nature

June 26, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Hilo’s Philippe Binder and Robert M. Pipes published “How chaos forgets and remembers” in the June 19, 2014 issue of Nature.

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Loihi Seamount’s iron-oxidizing bacteria focus of ocean expedition

Loihi Seamount’s iron-oxidizing bacteria focus of ocean expedition

June 24, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology leads an expedition to the Lōʻihi Seamount.

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New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

June 23, 2014  |  Comments
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The passageway that links the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean is acting differently because of climate change, and now its new behavior could, in turn, affect climate in both ocean basins in new ways.

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UH students return from final Schmidt Ocean Institute expedition

UH students return from final Schmidt Ocean Institute expedition

June 19, 2014  |  Comments
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UH marine science student examined small crustaceans on the final student expedition aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor.

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Largest ever private award to UH funds microbial oceanography research

Largest ever private award to UH funds microbial oceanography research

June 16, 2014  |  3 Comments
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education has been awarded $40 million from the Simons Foundation.

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New model predicts Ala Wai Canal brown water runoff

New model predicts Ala Wai Canal brown water runoff

June 12, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa oceanographers and the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System have created the PacIOOS Ala Wai Turbidity Plume Model.

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Christopher Lepczyk helps author roadmap on natural resources

Christopher Lepczyk helps author roadmap on natural resources

June 10, 2014  |  Comments
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Science, Education and Outreach Roadmap for Natural Resources reports that research, education and outreach are key to managing environmental issues.

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Research leads to sensor breakthrough, promises safer structures

Research leads to sensor breakthrough, promises safer structures

June 5, 2014  |  Comments
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David Ma and Hui Zhang have achieved an efficient method of harvesting mechanical energy to power autonomous sensor networks.

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Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

May 30, 2014  |  1 Comment
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A Nature article points to an unstable Antarctic ice sheet that can abruptly reorganize Southern Hemisphere climate and cause rapid global sea level rise.

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