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World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

World ocean systems undermined by climate change by 2100

October 16, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa scientists warn against the high risk of degradation of marine ecosystems and human hardships.

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Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change

Study in Nature reveals urgent new time frame for climate change

October 9, 2013  |  7 Comments
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A UH Mānoa study provides an index of the year when the mean climate of any given location on Earth will shift outside the most extreme records experienced in the past 150 years.

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Rainfall levels decreasing in the Hawaiian Islands

Rainfall levels decreasing in the Hawaiian Islands

April 25, 2013  |  1 Comment
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New model estimates the number of heavy rain events across the state.

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Collaboration soars with UH drone project

Collaboration soars with UH drone project

April 2, 2013  |  8 Comments
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Two UH Manoa students, from two different disciplines collaborate, on a high-resolution aerial photography project using an unmanned aerial vehicle.

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Haleakala silversword faces global warming threat

Haleakala silversword faces global warming threat

January 15, 2013  |  Comments
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New research published in Global Change Biology warns that global warming may have severe consequences for the silversword in its native habitat.

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Swampy tales yield clues about Hawaii’s climate past

Swampy tales yield clues about Hawaii’s climate past

February 6, 2012  |  Comments
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Axel Timmermann and David Beilman bushwhack into an ancient crater to acquire core data.

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Popular Hawaii rainfall atlas updated as website

Popular Hawaii rainfall atlas updated as website

October 21, 2011  |  2 Comments
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New website provides updated data and digital maps on rainfall in Hawaii developed by the Manoa geography department.

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