Tag: climate change

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

February 1, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā.

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Coral reef resiliency research draws high-profile investments

Coral reef resiliency research draws high-profile investments

November 5, 2015  |  4 Comments
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UH Mānoa coral expert Ruth Gates and her team race against time to breed corals that can withstand future ocean conditions.

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Many atolls may be uninhabitable within decades due to climate change

Many atolls may be uninhabitable within decades due to climate change

October 2, 2015  |  Comments
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Scientists from USGS, the Deltares Institute and UH Hilo say sea level rise brought on by climate change, combined with storms, will result in higher water levels along atoll shorelines than at present.

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Extreme Pacific sea level events to double in future

Extreme Pacific sea level events to double in future

September 25, 2015  |  4 Comments
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Researchers at UH Mānoa’s International Pacific Research Center find that projected climate change will enhance El Niño-related sea level extremes.

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Climate change and disaster management focus of Ross Prizzia’s new book

Climate change and disaster management focus of Ross Prizzia’s new book

August 20, 2015  |  Comments
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UH West Oʻahu Professor Ross Prizzia publishes Climate Change and Disaster Management.

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Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

June 10, 2015  |  Comments
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UH research investigates effects of climate change on plant growth

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Lake Tahoe research provides new insights on global change

Lake Tahoe research provides new insights on global change

March 12, 2015  |  Comments
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A study on how natural and man-made sources of nitrogen are recycled through the Lake Tahoe ecosystem provides new information on how global change may affect the iconic blue lake.

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Microbial oceanography multimedia project gets macro exposure

Microbial oceanography multimedia project gets macro exposure

January 8, 2015  |  Comments
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A video produced by UH Manoa’s Hawaiʻi Ocean Time-series program selected as a top 10 finalist in the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

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El Nino’s fueling effect on intense hurricanes

El Nino’s fueling effect on intense hurricanes

December 5, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers investigate El Nino’s influence on hurricane activity in the Pacific

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Human activity impacts ocean’s nitrogen cycle

Human activity impacts ocean’s nitrogen cycle

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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Study co-authored by UH Mānoa Professor David Karl examines increasing oceanic nitrate concentrations.

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