Tag: oceanography

Enhancing coastal resilience in West Maui goal of new PacIOOS grant

Enhancing coastal resilience in West Maui goal of new PacIOOS grant

July 14, 2017  |  Comments
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A $500,000 NOAA grant will enable the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System to develop a high-resolution, real-time wave run-up forecast and notification system for West Maui’s coastline.

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Hundreds of species of fungi in deep coral ecosystems discovered by UH Mānoa botanists

Hundreds of species of fungi in deep coral ecosystems discovered by UH Mānoa botanists

July 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Mesophotic reefs in the Auau channel continuously disclose breathtaking levels of biodiversity, yielding species and behavioral interactions new to science.

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Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

June 28, 2017  |  Comments
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A team of marine scientists, resource economists and legal scholars call for more regulations on deep sea mining to minimize possibly irrevocable losses.

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UH researchers help community understand and prepare for king tides

UH researchers help community understand and prepare for king tides

June 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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More than 200 people signed up to participate in the king tides project and contributed more than 900 photographs in May.

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New Earth Science on Volcanic Islands summer internship begins

New Earth Science on Volcanic Islands summer internship begins

June 6, 2017  |  Comments
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The internship program takes advantage of the unique tropical volcanic island and surrounding marine environments in Hawaiʻi.

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Reef fish sustainability off West Hawaiʻi Island

Reef fish sustainability off West Hawaiʻi Island

May 31, 2017  |  Comments
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Jennifer Wong-Ala, an environmental science graduate, conducted research to determine how biological and physical factors affect the number of fish surviving.

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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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