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Ocean warming picks up speed, hits warmest temperatures ever recorded

Ocean warming picks up speed, hits warmest temperatures ever recorded

November 14, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Manoa climate scientist Axel Timmermann believes 14-year-long pause in sea surface temperatures has ended.

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UH on the forefront of coral bleaching research

UH on the forefront of coral bleaching research

November 12, 2014  |  Comments
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After the worst coral bleaching event ever recorded in Hawaii, the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology researhers are diligently monitoring affected coral reefs in Kāneʻohe Bay.

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PacIOOS wave buoys serving communities across the Pacific

PacIOOS wave buoys serving communities across the Pacific

November 3, 2014  |  Comments
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The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System deployed a new wave buoy in the waters off Aunuʻu, American Sāmoa.

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U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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“Green” submarine telecom cables would advance global climate change research, according to UH scientists and a U.N. task force

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Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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According to UH Mānoa scientist Rhett Butler, unearthed marine debris provides evidence of massive tsunami in Hawaiʻi’s past.

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Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology continues to investigate the effects of sea disposed military munitions on the ocean environment.

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BOFFFFs–big, old, fat, fertile, female fish–sustain fisheries

BOFFFFs–big, old, fat, fertile, female fish–sustain fisheries

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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A study co-authored by UH Mānoa’s Mark Hixon suggests that large female fish are essential for replenishing fishery stocks.

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Health of coral reefs focus of lecture by Ruth Gates

Health of coral reefs focus of lecture by Ruth Gates

October 23, 2014  |  Comments
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Ruth Gates, a UH Mānoa researcher, presents “The Wonderful World of Corals: Harnessing Basic Science to Address an Ecological Crisis.”

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Voice of the Sea series wins six Telly Awards

Voice of the Sea series wins six Telly Awards

October 17, 2014  |  1 Comment
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The UH Sea Grant Center project Voice of the Sea receives prestigious awards for excellence in programming.

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UH Sea Grant helps Kauai County prepare for climate change

UH Sea Grant helps Kauai County prepare for climate change

October 8, 2014  |  Comments
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A study produced by a UH Sea Grant team provides data, tools and recommendations to help prepare Kauaʻi County for climate change.

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