Tag: geology and geophysics

Extrusive volcanism formed the Hawaiian Islands

Extrusive volcanism formed the Hawaiian Islands

October 8, 2013  |  2 Comments
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A study by researchers at UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and the University of Rhode Island changes the understanding of how the Hawaiian Islands formed.

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Sea-level rise drives shoreline retreat in Hawaii

Sea-level rise drives shoreline retreat in Hawaii

September 10, 2013  |  Comments
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A study done by UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology researchers find sea-level rise is a primary factor driving shoreline changes in Hawaiʻi.

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Steven Stanley recognized for research in paleontology

Steven Stanley recognized for research in paleontology

July 19, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Professor Steven M. Stanley is the recipient of the 2013 Geological Society of America Penrose Medal.

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Location of upwelling in Earth’s mantle stable

Location of upwelling in Earth’s mantle stable

July 3, 2013  |  Comments
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A study by UH Mānoa’s Clinton Conrad shows that large-scale upwelling within Earth’s mantle mostly occurs beneath Africa and the Central Pacific and have remained remarkably stable over geologic time.

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New study reconciles land and sea carbon records

New study reconciles land and sea carbon records

April 5, 2013  |  1 Comment
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Greenhouse observations using modern plants helps UH Mānoa’s A. Hope Jahren explain key differences in geologic record.

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First climate change textbook available to college students

First climate change textbook available to college students

January 29, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Professor Charles Fletcher publishes Climate Change: What the Science Tells Us.

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