Tag: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology

U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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“Green” submarine telecom cables would advance global climate change research, according to UH scientists and a U.N. task force

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Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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According to UH Mānoa scientist Rhett Butler, unearthed marine debris provides evidence of massive tsunami in Hawaiʻi’s past.

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New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

June 23, 2014  |  Comments
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The passageway that links the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean is acting differently because of climate change, and now its new behavior could, in turn, affect climate in both ocean basins in new ways.

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Water in Moon rocks provides clues and questions

Water in Moon rocks provides clues and questions

May 28, 2014  |  Comments
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A study in Nature Geoscience sheds new light—and raises new questions—about lunar history and the presence of water on the Moon.

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UH partners on project to improve nuclear arms control technology

UH partners on project to improve nuclear arms control technology

May 6, 2014  |  Comments
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Milton Garces, of Hawaiʻi Institute for Geophysics and Planetology, will lead infrasound portion of program focused on improving the nation’s nuclear arms control technology.

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Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology director candidates visiting campus

Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology director candidates visiting campus

April 2, 2014  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology director candidates will be giving public presentations on the UH Mānoa campus.

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Scientists find interplanetary dust particles could bring water to Earth

Scientists find interplanetary dust particles could bring water to Earth

January 27, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa scientists discover interplanetary dust particles contain water and organics necessary for origin of life on Earth.

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U.S. volcanic dangers focus of NSF grant

U.S. volcanic dangers focus of NSF grant

September 30, 2013  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa SOEST awarded grant by U.S. National Science Foundation aimed at mitigating volcanic disasters.

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Denise Evans estate funds ocean and cancer research

Denise Evans estate funds ocean and cancer research

February 19, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and the UH Cancer Center each receives 1.5 million from the Denise B. Evans estate.

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The economic contribution of the Hawaii Innovation Initiative

The economic contribution of the Hawaii Innovation Initiative

January 22, 2013  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi Economic Research Organization analyzes the potential economic contributions of the University of Hawaiʻi Innovation Initiative.

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