Tag: oceanography

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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Whales revealed as marine ecosystem engineers

Whales revealed as marine ecosystem engineers

July 7, 2014  |  1 Comment
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A recent study published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment reevaluates the role whales play in marine ecosystems.

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Loihi Seamount’s iron-oxidizing bacteria focus of ocean expedition

Loihi Seamount’s iron-oxidizing bacteria focus of ocean expedition

June 24, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology leads an expedition to the Lōʻihi Seamount.

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New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

June 23, 2014  |  Comments
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The passageway that links the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean is acting differently because of climate change, and now its new behavior could, in turn, affect climate in both ocean basins in new ways.

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Largest ever private award to UH funds microbial oceanography research

Largest ever private award to UH funds microbial oceanography research

June 16, 2014  |  3 Comments
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology and the Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education has been awarded $40 million from the Simons Foundation.

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