Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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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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