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New wave buoy off Pearl Harbor to measure ocean conditions

New wave buoy off Pearl Harbor to measure ocean conditions

June 9, 2017  |  Comments
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Currents data, along with wave information, will help to enhance marine safety, navigation and harbor operations on Oʻahu’s south shore.

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Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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The upcoming peak astronomic tides of the year, known as “king tides,” will occur around May 26, June 23 and July 21.

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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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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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New ocean observations improve understanding of motion

New ocean observations improve understanding of motion

January 30, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa oceanographer Bo Qiu determined limitations of using sea level height to calculate ocean circulation.

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New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

November 17, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Pavel Professor of Oceanography David Karl, study co-author, found vital clue to the puzzle.

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UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

November 15, 2016  |  3 Comments
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Land-use practices on tropical oceanic islands can have large impacts on reef ecosystems, even in the absence of rivers and streams.

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Community members act as citizen scientists to help Snap the Shore, See the Future

Community members act as citizen scientists to help Snap the Shore, See the Future

November 4, 2016  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Sea Grant will train community members to capture and record extreme high tide events on a global scale.

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UH Mānoa receives funding to evaluate ocean observing technologies

UH Mānoa receives funding to evaluate ocean observing technologies

October 18, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and Department of Oceanography have been awarded over $1 million to test and evaluate technology used to observe aquatic ecosystems.

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Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

October 4, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Researchers complete a 20-year study to comprehensively document mesophotic coral ecosystems throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago.

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