Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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UH students return from final Schmidt Ocean Institute expedition

UH students return from final Schmidt Ocean Institute expedition

June 19, 2014  |  Comments
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UH marine science student examined small crustaceans on the final student expedition aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s R/V Falkor.

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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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Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

Antarctic ice-sheet less stable than previously assumed

May 30, 2014  |  1 Comment
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A Nature article points to an unstable Antarctic ice sheet that can abruptly reorganize Southern Hemisphere climate and cause rapid global sea level rise.

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Water in Moon rocks provides clues and questions

Water in Moon rocks provides clues and questions

May 28, 2014  |  Comments
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A study in Nature Geoscience sheds new light—and raises new questions—about lunar history and the presence of water on the Moon.

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Precursor volcano to the island of Oahu discovered

Precursor volcano to the island of Oahu discovered

May 16, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Researchers, including UH Mānoa’s John Sinton discovered that Oʻahu consists of three major Hawaiian shield volcanoes, not two.

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Researchers analyze deep origins of volcanic eruptions behavior

Researchers analyze deep origins of volcanic eruptions behavior

May 7, 2014  |  1 Comment
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To explain the variability in Kīlauea’s eruption styles, a team of researchers analyzed 25 eruptions that have taken place over the past 600 years.

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