Tag: climate change

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

March 17, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers believe the biggest challenge that Hawaiian tree species will face in the future is how quickly they will get water, especially in higher temperatures.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

Climate change research at UH Hilo: tree rings and bird song

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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Professor of biology Patrick Hart and his research team are studying the endemic māmane tree and palila bird to learn how to predict future environmental changes.

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Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

January 18, 2017  |  Comments
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Mia Delano and Kaitlyn Nelson conducted research on coral’s tolerance to changing ocean conditions and the vulnerability of Hawaiʻi communities to projected sea level rise.

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Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Axel Timmermann, a researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, has been recognized for outstanding research on long term climatic changes and modeling.

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Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers from all over the world gathered at Lake Challa, an East African volcanic lake, to uncover its hidden record of the climate history.

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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

New book explores borders and the refugee crisis

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Reece Jones’ new book, Violent Boarders: Refugees and the Right to Move, offers a provocative look at the high cost of boarder security.

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UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

October 4, 2016  |  Comments
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NSF has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence and Technology Program to fund UH Hilo’s climate change research project.

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Symposium on climate displacement, migration and relocation to be held in Honolulu

Symposium on climate displacement, migration and relocation to be held in Honolulu

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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The symposium aims to address legal and policy challenges and questions surrounding continental U.S. and Pacific Islands climate displacement and relocation.

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