Tag: International Pacific Research Center

Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

September 21, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH at Mānoa researchers challenge prominent anthropological models in a new study published in the journal Nature.

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Unexpected changes in high-level equatorial winds surprise scientists

Unexpected changes in high-level equatorial winds surprise scientists

September 12, 2016  |  Comments
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A study published last week in Science presents a mechanism to explain the unexpected and unprecedented disruption of the atmospheric winds in February 2016.

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Rapidly acidifying waters pose major threat for Southern Ocean ecosystem

Rapidly acidifying waters pose major threat for Southern Ocean ecosystem

November 2, 2015  |  1 Comment
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New study finds that increased human-induced carbon dioxide will make survival difficult for some organisms

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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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Extending climate predictability beyond El Nino

Extending climate predictability beyond El Nino

April 21, 2015  |  Comments
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Tropical Pacific climate variations and their global weather impacts may be predicted much further in advance than previously thought.

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Ocean warming picks up speed, hits warmest temperatures ever recorded

Ocean warming picks up speed, hits warmest temperatures ever recorded

November 14, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Manoa climate scientist Axel Timmermann believes 14-year-long pause in sea surface temperatures has ended.

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Rapid warming of the Atlantic is source of recent Pacific climate trends

Rapid warming of the Atlantic is source of recent Pacific climate trends

August 5, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers discover that recent rapid Atlantic Ocean warming has affected climate in the Pacific.

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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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Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

May 30, 2014  |  1 Comment
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A Nature article points to an unstable Antarctic ice sheet that can abruptly reorganize Southern Hemisphere climate and cause rapid global sea level rise.

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Castaway fisherman’s drift matches currents and winds

Castaway fisherman’s drift matches currents and winds

February 14, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s International Pacific Research Center model consistent with Jose Salvador Alvarenga’s 13-month voyage from Mexico.

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