Tag: meteorology

Lessons from Katrina and implications for Hawaiʻi focus of upcoming event

Lessons from Katrina and implications for Hawaiʻi focus of upcoming event

November 9, 2015  |  Comments
Print Friendly

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, expert panelists from a variety of disciplines discuss lessons learned and their implications in Hawaiʻi.

More
Modeling vog for Hawaiʻi

Modeling vog for Hawaiʻi

November 6, 2015  |  Comments
Print Friendly

UH researchers detail the development and utility of a computer model for the dispersion of volcanic smog or “vog.”

More
Study finds heavy rainfall events becoming more frequent on Hawai’i Island

Study finds heavy rainfall events becoming more frequent on Hawai’i Island

February 5, 2015  |  Comments
Print Friendly

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers determined that heavy rainfall events have become more frequent over the last 50 years on Hawaiʻi Island.

More
Bin Wang honored with meteorological society’s highest award

Bin Wang honored with meteorological society’s highest award

January 23, 2015  |  Comments
Print Friendly

Bin Wang, a UH Mānoa Department of Atmospheric Sciences professor, was awarded the 2015 Carl-Gustaf Rossby Research Medal.

More
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
Print Friendly

UH Manoa researchers discover that recent rapid Atlantic Ocean warming has affected climate in the Pacific.

More
NSF grants awarded to UH Manoa professors

NSF grants awarded to UH Manoa professors

July 23, 2013  |  Comments
Print Friendly

UH Mānoa Assistant Professors Jason Kumar and Jennifer Small awarded National Science Foundation CAREER grants.

More
Climate researchers discover new rhythm for El Nino

Climate researchers discover new rhythm for El Nino

June 7, 2013  |  Comments
Print Friendly

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

More
Scientist investigates rainfall changes due to global warming

Scientist investigates rainfall changes due to global warming

April 18, 2013  |  Comments
Print Friendly

International Pacific Research Center scientist Shang-Ping Xie merges current rainfall models for more accurate predictions.

More
UH researcher shows global monsoon rainfall has intensified

UH researcher shows global monsoon rainfall has intensified

March 22, 2013  |  2 Comments
Print Friendly

Bin Wang, professor of meteorology at UH Mānoa, found that over the past 30 years the summer monsoon circulation has substantially intensified.

More
Research shows complexity of global warming

Research shows complexity of global warming

February 1, 2013  |  Comments
Print Friendly

UH Mānoa’s Bin Wang discovers greenhouse gasses and solar-heating affect rainfall differently.

More