Tag: marine science

World’s oldest continuously monitored coral reef transect celebrates 100 years

World’s oldest continuously monitored coral reef transect celebrates 100 years

June 29, 2017  |  Comments
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Scientists from throughout the region traveled to Tutuila island in American Samoa for a week-long celebration and to conduct the 100th year transect survey.

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Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

June 28, 2017  |  Comments
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A team of marine scientists, resource economists and legal scholars call for more regulations on deep sea mining to minimize possibly irrevocable losses.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Near shore water quality

May 2, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers are investigating climate driven shifts in staph and MRSA for water resource and land management solutions.

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Lack of resources prevents marine protected areas from realizing full potential

Lack of resources prevents marine protected areas from realizing full potential

April 26, 2017  |  Comments
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In areas with sufficient staffing increases, fish populations were nearly three times greater than those without adequate personnel.

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Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

February 16, 2017  |  2 Comments
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The expedition will sample volcanoes at different stages in their development, including the young active volcano, Vailuluʻu, and the older Samoan volcanic feature that defines the island of Tutuila.

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UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

UH Hilo climate change research project receives fourth year of funding

October 4, 2016  |  Comments
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NSF has released $1 million from the Centers for Research Excellence and Technology Program to fund UH Hilo’s climate change research project.

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Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

Protecting diversity on coral reefs: DNA may hold the key

April 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers find that large areas of intact coral reef, not disturbed by humans or climate change, harbor the greatest amount of genetic diversity

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Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

Heat trumps cold in the treatment of jellyfish stings

April 14, 2016  |  6 Comments
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A recent study by researchers at UH Mānoa may finally put to rest the ongoing debate about whether to use cold or heat to treat jellyfish stings.

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School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology receives new marine facility

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology receives new marine facility

March 30, 2016  |  Comments
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Newly renovated Pier 35 facility will house the UH Marine Center currently at Pier 45.

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How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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An $870,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will help UH researchers study the settling of larvae of marine invertebrate animals.

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