Tag: ocean

3D Under the Sea selected as finalist in national video competition

3D Under the Sea selected as finalist in national video competition

February 12, 2016  |  Comments
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John Burn’s 3D Under the Sea has been selected as one of nine finalists in the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

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Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

December 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study revealed that Vibrio fischeri has a novel type of receptors that sense the presence and concentration of fatty acids, a building block of all cell membranes.

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Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

December 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Scientists are using commercial ships operating in the North Pacific to construct a network of low-cost tsunami sensors to augment existing detection systems.

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Marine biologist Carl Meyer shares insights on recent tiger shark bites

Marine biologist Carl Meyer shares insights on recent tiger shark bites

October 19, 2015  |  2 Comments
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With the recent shark attacks occurring around Hawaiʻi, UH marine biologist Carl Meyer shares some interesting shark facts.

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Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change

Parental experience may help coral offspring survive climate change

August 6, 2015  |  4 Comments
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Preconditioning adult corals to increased temperature and ocean acidification resulted in offspring that may be better able to handle those future environmental stressors.

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Ruth Gates’ research to reverse rapid coral reef decline supported by Paul G. Allen

Ruth Gates’ research to reverse rapid coral reef decline supported by Paul G. Allen

August 4, 2015  |  3 Comments
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Ruth D. Gates’ research project to stabilize and restore coral reefs receives funding from Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Inc.

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Bacteria affects sand more than seawater

Bacteria affects sand more than seawater

July 23, 2015  |  1 Comment
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New study by UH Mānoa researchers looks into causes behind high levels of bacteria in beach sand.

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Ritidian Point wave buoy redeployed to serve Guam communities

Ritidian Point wave buoy redeployed to serve Guam communities

July 21, 2015  |  Comments
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PacIOOS redeploys wave buoy outside of Ritidian Point to measure wave height, direction, temperature and more.

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New tool forecasts high sea levels and potential flooding on Kwajalein Atoll

New tool forecasts high sea levels and potential flooding on Kwajalein Atoll

July 15, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System tool gives hourly updates of potential high sea levels and wave inundation for Kwajalein Atoll.

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Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining and ecosystem sustainability

Protecting the deep sea: a call for balancing mining and ecosystem sustainability

July 9, 2015  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa scientist Craig Smith proposes a strategy for deep-sea resource management and protection.

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