Tag: Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology

Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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An international team of scientists have reconstructed the extreme collision that created one of the moon’s largest craters, 3.8 billion years ago.

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Hawaiʻi high school student awarded for developing ocean research methods

Hawaiʻi high school student awarded for developing ocean research methods

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Margo Edwards worked with 17-year-old Christopher Lindsay in developing new methods to observe marine life using underwater time-lapse cameras.

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Explore world’s deepest ocean trench with live feed from expedition

Explore world’s deepest ocean trench with live feed from expedition

June 16, 2016  |  Comments
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Virtual explorers can join the Okeanos Explorer as it explores the deepest oceanic trench on the planet, the Marianas Trench.

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International collaboration expands knowledge of munitions dumped at sea

International collaboration expands knowledge of munitions dumped at sea

June 9, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Margo Edwards edits special issue on the global issue of chemical munitions dumped at sea.

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Probability of Aleutians mega-earthquake estimated

Probability of Aleutians mega-earthquake estimated

May 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers estimate the probability of a magnitude 9+ earthquake in the Aleutian Islands—an event with sufficient power to create a mega-tsunami especially threatening to Hawaiʻi.

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Volcanoes, marine life, planetary exploration and more at SOEST open house

Volcanoes, marine life, planetary exploration and more at SOEST open house

October 20, 2015  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology will be holding the 13th SOEST open house on October 23 and 24.

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NASA grant will help establish protocol for drone use in scientific studies

NASA grant will help establish protocol for drone use in scientific studies

June 17, 2015  |  Comments
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Researchers from UH Mānoa and UH Hilo receive grant from NASA to study drone use in scientific endeavors

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Comet Wild 2: A window into the birth of the solar system?

Comet Wild 2: A window into the birth of the solar system?

May 13, 2015  |  2 Comments
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Led by Ryan Ogliore at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, a research team investigates the oxygen isotope and mineral composition of the comet dust returned from Wild 2.

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New study uses meteorites to date moon-forming impact

New study uses meteorites to date moon-forming impact

April 23, 2015  |  3 Comments
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“Dating the Moon-forming impact event with asteroidal meteorites” appears in the current issue of the journal Science.

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Hawaiʻi groundwater and geothermal data compiled for first time

Hawaiʻi groundwater and geothermal data compiled for first time

March 2, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The Hawaiʻi Institute for Geophysics and Planetology launches online resources consolidating existing information and new data related groundwater and geothermal resources.

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