Tag: International Pacific Research Center

Snow in Hawaiʻi: What does the future hold?

Snow in Hawaiʻi: What does the future hold?

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Research indicates that the two volcano summits are typically snow-covered at least 20 days each winter but that the snow cover will nearly disappear by the end of the century.

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SOEST formalizes research and academic collaboration with Tohoku University

SOEST formalizes research and academic collaboration with Tohoku University

April 5, 2017  |  Comments
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The first participants in the student and faculty exchanges will focus on climate change research.

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A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

February 9, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher Takatoshi Sakazaki published a study in Geophysical Research Letters to determine the root cause of the temporal patterns.

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Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Axel Timmermann, a researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, has been recognized for outstanding research on long term climatic changes and modeling.

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Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers from all over the world gathered at Lake Challa, an East African volcanic lake, to uncover its hidden record of the climate history.

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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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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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