Tag: oceanography

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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Waterproof tablet project earns international recognition for graduate student

Waterproof tablet project earns international recognition for graduate student

April 4, 2014  |  Comments
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A novel proposal by UH Mānoa zoology graduate student John Burns has earned him a coveted spot as a finalist in the Rolex Awards for Enterprise.

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Researchers tag more tiger sharks to track online

Researchers tag more tiger sharks to track online

February 5, 2014  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology completes second phase of a project to observe sharks around the island of Maui.

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Research team tags tiger sharks off Maui

Research team tags tiger sharks off Maui

November 19, 2013  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology researchers Carl Meyer and Kim Holland catches, tags and releases 15 tiger sharks off Maui for shark tracking project.

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