Tag: climate change

UH playing important role in NASA coral study

UH playing important role in NASA coral study

June 14, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology works with NASA to survey environmental changes to coral reefs.

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Climate experts to help vulnerable coastal communities

Climate experts to help vulnerable coastal communities

June 2, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Hawaiʻi Sea Grant’s Center for Coastal and Climate Science and Resilience to assist communities in Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.

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Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

March 21, 2016  |  Comments
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New research suggest humans are releasing carbon about 10 times faster than during any event in the past 66 million years.

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Helping Hawaiʻi prepare for coastal hazards aim of NOAA grant

Helping Hawaiʻi prepare for coastal hazards aim of NOAA grant

March 8, 2016  |  Comments
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NOAA awards UH Sea Grant College Program $845,160 grant to help Hawaiʻi communities reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change

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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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