Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Be a Scientist Night brings STEM activities to disadvantaged children

Be a Scientist Night brings STEM activities to disadvantaged children

December 7, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa faculty and students transformed IHS into a mathematics, engineering and science lab.

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December 2016 anniversaries

December 2016 anniversaries

December 2, 2016  |  Comments
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The University of Hawaiʻi celebrates December 2016 faculty and staff anniversaries.

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Sonia Rowley wins Sir David Attenborough Award for Fieldwork

Sonia Rowley wins Sir David Attenborough Award for Fieldwork

November 30, 2016  |  Comments
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Rowley’s work was selected based on her project entitled ‘Exploration and Systematics of Twilight Reef Gorgonian Corals at Pakin Atoll.’

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Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

Milutin Milankovic Medal awarded to climate researcher Axel Timmermann

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Axel Timmermann, a researcher at the International Pacific Research Center, has been recognized for outstanding research on long term climatic changes and modeling.

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Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

Scientists drill deep to gain insights into East African climate history

November 28, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers from all over the world gathered at Lake Challa, an East African volcanic lake, to uncover its hidden record of the climate history.

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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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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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First net-zero buildings open at UH Mānoa

First net-zero buildings open at UH Mānoa

November 4, 2016  |  Comments
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These net-zero structures will provide valuable data on the effects of energy usage and building design on energy demand.

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