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Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

Deepest ocean observatory celebrates ten years of operation

April 24, 2017  |  Comments
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The ALOHA Cabled Observatory provides power and internet communications to scientific instruments on the seafloor.

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SOEST formalizes research and academic collaboration with Tohoku University

SOEST formalizes research and academic collaboration with Tohoku University

April 5, 2017  |  Comments
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The first participants in the student and faculty exchanges will focus on climate change research.

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$170M in convention business generated by College of Engineering

$170M in convention business generated by College of Engineering

March 31, 2017  |  Comments
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The College of Engineering was recognized as the ‘Elele Organization of the year for its role in securing meetings and conventions business.

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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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As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

March 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa researchers developed a computer model that simulates future flood scenarios in the urban core as sea level rises—as its projected for this century.

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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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Hottest, most buoyant hotspots draw from primordial reservoir deep in the Earth

Hottest, most buoyant hotspots draw from primordial reservoir deep in the Earth

February 14, 2017  |  Comments
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Findings in Nature journal are based on original 2012 study by UH Manoa geologist Jasper Konter.

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UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

UH Mānoa receives top international ranking for earth and environmental sciences

February 11, 2017  |  2 Comments
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Research in ocean and marine sciences along with geology, geophysics and mineral physics and climate sciences contributed to the Nature Index ranking.

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A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

A daily disturbance from the upper atmosphere leaves its footprints on tropical rainfall

February 9, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher Takatoshi Sakazaki published a study in Geophysical Research Letters to determine the root cause of the temporal patterns.

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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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