Tag: International Pacific Research Center

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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Paths of possible debris from super typhoon Haiyan

Paths of possible debris from super typhoon Haiyan

November 25, 2013  |  Comments
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Nikolai Maximenko and Jan Hafner from the International Pacific Research Center predict possible debris paths from super typhoon Haiyan.

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Scientists find that El Nino is becoming more active

Scientists find that El Nino is becoming more active

November 5, 2013  |  Comments
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New study by UH Mānoa scientists finds El Niño phenomenon unusually high during 20th century.

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Greenhouse gases and aerosols have similar effects on rainfall

Greenhouse gases and aerosols have similar effects on rainfall

September 17, 2013  |  Comments
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New research by UH Mānoa’s International Pacific Research Center and Scripps Institution of Oceanography suggests that greenhouse gases and aerosols have similar effects on rainfall over the ocean.

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Climate scientists solving the mysteries of hiatus in global warming

Climate scientists solving the mysteries of hiatus in global warming

September 6, 2013  |  Comments
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Climate scientists from UH Mānoa and Scripps Institute of Oceanography attribute consistent global mean temperatures to a cooling in the equatorial Pacific Ocean.

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El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century

El Nino unusually active in the late 20th century

July 9, 2013  |  Comments
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International Pacific Research Center researchers Jinbao Li and Shang-Ping Xie compiled 2,222 tree-ring chronologies of the past seven centuries.

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Climate researchers discover new rhythm for El Nino

Climate researchers discover new rhythm for El Nino

June 7, 2013  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Malte Stuecker, Fei-Fei Jin and Axel Timmermann discover the reason behind El Niño’s weather patterns.

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Tropical upper atmosphere “fingerprint” of global warming discovered

Tropical upper atmosphere “fingerprint” of global warming discovered

June 6, 2013  |  Comments
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International Pacific Research Center’s Kevin Hamilton uses upper atmosphere behavior to predict future global warming.

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