Tag: oceanography

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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New model predicts Ala Wai Canal brown water runoff

New model predicts Ala Wai Canal brown water runoff

June 12, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa oceanographers and the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System have created the PacIOOS Ala Wai Turbidity Plume Model.

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In Memoriam: Oceanographer and big-wave surfer Ricky Grigg

In Memoriam: Oceanographer and big-wave surfer Ricky Grigg

June 5, 2014  |  Comments
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The UH community was saddened by news of the passing of School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology Emeritus Researcher Richard “Ricky” Grigg.

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Scientific mission will explore one of the deepest ocean trenches

Scientific mission will explore one of the deepest ocean trenches

April 21, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Jeffrey Drazen joins international team of researchers on expedition into the Kermadec Trench.

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