Tag: climate change

Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

Deadly heatwaves could affect 74 percent of the world’s population

June 19, 2017  |  Comments
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A UH Mānoa study projects a continued rise of lethal heat episodes if carbon gas emissions continue to rise.

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President Lassner signs to support the Paris Agreement

President Lassner signs to support the Paris Agreement

June 1, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The open letter from U.S. state, local, higher education, and business leaders is a response to President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.

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UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

May 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The public has the opportunity to get involved documenting high water levels and related impacts through the King Tides “citizen science” project.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are investigating climate driven shifts in staph and MRSA for water resource and land management solutions.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Fishpond management and restoration

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Fishpond management and restoration

April 20, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are studying current conditions in several fishponds in Keaukaha in order to restore, sustain and manage them better in the face of climate change.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Monitoring the coasts for signs of erosion

April 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are using small unmanned aerial vehicles to make predictions on how the rise in sea level will affect the coast and what that entails for communities.

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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  |  1 Comment
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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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