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Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

February 16, 2017  |  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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Historical records may underestimate global sea level rise

Historical records may underestimate global sea level rise

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Philip Thompson explores the many factors affecting sea level and how those factors affected their measurements.

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UH and Conservation International dive on unexplored seamounts near Hawaiʻi

UH and Conservation International dive on unexplored seamounts near Hawaiʻi

September 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory teamed up with Conservation International to dive on seamounts never explored by human-occupied submersibles.

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Research forecasts future ocean crisis

Research forecasts future ocean crisis

September 14, 2016  |  Comments
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A study by UH Hilo’s Matthew Knope warns of a future mass extinction if marine resources are not better managed.

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