Tag: oceanography

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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The upcoming peak astronomic tides of the year, known as “king tides,” will occur around May 26, June 23 and July 21.

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Viruses in the oceanic basement

Viruses in the oceanic basement

March 29, 2017  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers provide evidence that the viruses are actively infecting the many unusual microorganisms that live deep in the rocky crust of the seafloor.

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Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

Live streaming exploration of deepwater areas of Samoa

February 16, 2017  |  2 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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UH Mānoa oceanographer Craig Smith awarded 2016 Senckenberg Prize

UH Mānoa oceanographer Craig Smith awarded 2016 Senckenberg Prize

February 8, 2017  |  Comments
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Craig Smith’s research led to the recognition of the importance of whale carcasses as special habitats contributing to the diversity the deep-sea fauna.

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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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New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe

New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe

November 15, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher David Karl and Jens Nielsen from Chalmers University of Technology, developed a computer model to understand the survival of Prochlorococcus.

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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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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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