Tag: oceanography

Human activity impacts ocean’s nitrogen cycle

Human activity impacts ocean’s nitrogen cycle

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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Study co-authored by UH Mānoa Professor David Karl examines increasing oceanic nitrate concentrations.

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Changes in ocean acidity increase reef erosion

Changes in ocean acidity increase reef erosion

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists at UH Manoa’s Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology measure bioerosion of coral reefs in ongoing study.

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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 Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiʻi 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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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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Importance of jellyfish falls to deep-sea ecosystem revealed

Importance of jellyfish falls to deep-sea ecosystem revealed

October 15, 2014  |  1 Comment
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New research reveals that jellyfish blooms could provide far-reaching, potentially important, food supplements to normal deep-sea food webs.

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Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

August 4, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa scientists and researchers lead underwater expedition to Lōʻihi, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain.

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Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

July 10, 2014  |  Comments
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PacIOOS collaborated with partners to deploy a new Datawell Directional Waverider buoy named Kalo about one mile off the eastern shore of Majuro.

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The ocean’s most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

The ocean’s most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

July 10, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists discover that communities of ocean microbes have their own daily cycles, results published in Science.

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New tools forecast potential sea level flooding events

New tools forecast potential sea level flooding events

July 9, 2014  |  Comments
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A team of physical oceanographers working with the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System has developed new tools to forecast potential inundation events.

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