Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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An $870,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will help UH researchers study the settling of larvae of marine invertebrate animals.

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Honolulu Cookie Company and HIMB partner to save stranded whales and dolphins

Honolulu Cookie Company and HIMB partner to save stranded whales and dolphins

December 29, 2015  |  Comments
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Honolulu Cookie Company to donate $5,000 and call for public support to the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology’ Marine Mammal Stranding Research and Rescue Initiative.

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Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

December 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study revealed that Vibrio fischeri has a novel type of receptors that sense the presence and concentration of fatty acids, a building block of all cell membranes.

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Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

December 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Scientists are using commercial ships operating in the North Pacific to construct a network of low-cost tsunami sensors to augment existing detection systems.

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Evidence for both mixing and layering of Earth’s interior clarifies long-standing debate

Evidence for both mixing and layering of Earth’s interior clarifies long-standing debate

December 10, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study suggests that mixing due to mantle flow occurs on a global scale, but discrete layers where material with similar composition has aggregated are maintained.

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SOEST brings potentially $100M in convention business, named ʻElele Organization of the Year

SOEST brings potentially $100M in convention business, named ʻElele Organization of the Year

December 8, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology recognized by Hawaiʻi Tourism Authority for helping bring convention business to the state.

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Creating renewable gasoline

Creating renewable gasoline

November 12, 2015  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute researchers investigating creating gasoline and biodiesel from readily available microbial organisms.

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La Nina is not helping Hawaiʻi’s rainfall and groundwater

La Nina is not helping Hawaiʻi’s rainfall and groundwater

November 12, 2015  |  Comments
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New research determined that the relationship between La Niña and rainfall in Hawaiʻi has changed and recent La Niña years have brought less-than-normal rainfall.

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More launches ahead for UH’s Hawaiʻi Space Flight Laboratory

More launches ahead for UH’s Hawaiʻi Space Flight Laboratory

November 10, 2015  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa Hawaiʻi Space Flight Laboratory prepares for five space launches in the next two years with more opportunities on the horizon.

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Modeling vog for Hawaiʻi

Modeling vog for Hawaiʻi

November 6, 2015  |  Comments
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UH researchers detail the development and utility of a computer model for the dispersion of volcanic smog or “vog.”

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