Tag: oceanography

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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Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

October 4, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Researchers complete a 20-year study to comprehensively document mesophotic coral ecosystems throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago.

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Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

September 21, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH at Mānoa researchers challenge prominent anthropological models in a new study published in the journal Nature.

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Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

Abundant and diverse ecosystem found in area targeted for deep-sea mining

July 28, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A study led by UH Mānoa’s Diva Amon discovered impressive diversity among the creatures living on the seafloor in the Clarion-Clipperton Zone.

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Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

February 24, 2016  |  Comments
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The research highlights the important role played by plankton in the climate system.

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Rapidly acidifying waters pose major threat for Southern Ocean ecosystem

Rapidly acidifying waters pose major threat for Southern Ocean ecosystem

November 2, 2015  |  1 Comment
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New study finds that increased human-induced carbon dioxide will make survival difficult for some organisms

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