Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

New study revises estimate of the greatest mass extinction

New study revises estimate of the greatest mass extinction

February 6, 2017  |  4 Comments
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The research by UH Mānoa’s Steven Stanley introduces new methods for calculating mass extinction and provides a more accurate picture of the history of life on Earth.

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New ocean observations improve understanding of motion

New ocean observations improve understanding of motion

January 30, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa oceanographer Bo Qiu determined limitations of using sea level height to calculate ocean circulation.

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NOAA designates Heʻeia National Estuarine Research Reserve

NOAA designates Heʻeia National Estuarine Research Reserve

January 19, 2017  |  Comments
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The estuarine reserve protects a section of an estuary and provides a living laboratory to explore and understand the important areas where rivers meet the sea.

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Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

Environmental science undergraduate students make new Hawaiʻi discoveries

January 18, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Mia Delano and Kaitlyn Nelson conducted research on coral’s tolerance to changing ocean conditions and the vulnerability of Hawaiʻi communities to projected sea level rise.

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UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

UH faculty featured in President’s speaker series at Maui and Hawaiʻi

January 5, 2017  |  Comments
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Chip Fletcher, Randy Holcombe, Ruth Gates, Puakea Nogelmeier and Kim Binsted discusses the exciting research and happenings at UH.

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Manganese nodules as breeding ground for deep-sea octopods

Manganese nodules as breeding ground for deep-sea octopods

December 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Scientists discover new octopod species which may be at risk from deep-sea mining.

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HURL completes banner year of dives on a tight budget

HURL completes banner year of dives on a tight budget

December 9, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory maintains two of the last manned submersibles in the world, enabling incredible research, discovery and exploration.

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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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