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UH on the forefront of coral bleaching research

UH on the forefront of coral bleaching research

November 12, 2014  |  Comments
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After the worst coral bleaching event ever recorded in Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology researhers are diligently monitoring affected coral reefs in Kāneʻohe Bay.

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First observations of the surfaces of objects from the Oort Cloud

First observations of the surfaces of objects from the Oort Cloud

November 12, 2014  |  Comments
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Institute for Astronomy astronomers discovered two unusual objects in comet-like orbits that originate in the Oort cloud but with almost no activity.

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Restoration research on critically endangered Hawaiian forest bird published

Restoration research on critically endangered Hawaiian forest bird published

November 5, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The U.S. Geological Survey and UH Hilo publish a report on the palila, a critically endangered Hawaiian forest bird found only on the upper slopes of Maunakea.

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PacIOOS wave buoys serving communities across the Pacific

PacIOOS wave buoys serving communities across the Pacific

November 3, 2014  |  Comments
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The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System deployed a new wave buoy in the waters off Aunuʻu, American Sāmoa.

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UH assumes ownership of United Kingdom Infrared telescope

UH assumes ownership of United Kingdom Infrared telescope

October 31, 2014  |  Comments
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UH will assume ownership of the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope on Maunakea.

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U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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“Green” submarine telecom cables would advance global climate change research, according to UH scientists and a U.N. task force

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Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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According to UH Mānoa scientist Rhett Butler, unearthed marine debris provides evidence of massive tsunami in Hawaiʻi’s past.

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Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology continues to investigate the effects of sea disposed military munitions on the ocean environment.

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BOFFFFs–big, old, fat, fertile, female fish–sustain fisheries

BOFFFFs–big, old, fat, fertile, female fish–sustain fisheries

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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A study co-authored by UH Mānoa’s Mark Hixon suggests that large female fish are essential for replenishing fishery stocks.

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Record-setting space travel simulation underway

Record-setting space travel simulation underway

October 16, 2014  |  2 Comments
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Six astronaut-like crew members began their eight month Hawaiʻi Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) mission on October 15.

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