Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

Microbial takeover on coral reefs?

April 25, 2016  |  Comments
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New study co-authored by UH Mānoa assistant professor Craig Nelson explores how microbialization destroys links in delicate marine food chain.

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Investigation continues into lab explosion at UH

Investigation continues into lab explosion at UH

April 18, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Honolulu Fire Department report on investigation into the March 16 explosion in the Mānoa POST building released.

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New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

New imaging technique reveals vulnerability of coral reefs

April 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Using µCT (micro-computed tomography) scans, UH Mānoa’s Nyssa Silbiger and colleagues were able to calculate detailed bioerosion rates on coral reefs.

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Piggybacking viruses

Piggybacking viruses

April 6, 2016  |  Comments
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In the microscopic life that thrives around coral reefs researchers have discovered an interplay between viruses and microbes that defies conventional wisdom.

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Independent investigation of POST lab explosion underway

Independent investigation of POST lab explosion underway

April 4, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The University of California Center for Laboratory Safety will conduct an independent investigation of the explosion at UH Mānoa’s POST building on March 16, 2016.

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School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology receives new marine facility

School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology receives new marine facility

March 30, 2016  |  Comments
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Newly renovated Pier 35 facility will house the UH Marine Center currently at Pier 45.

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Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

Human carbon release rate is unprecedented in the past 66 million years of Earth’s history

March 21, 2016  |  Comments
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New research suggest humans are releasing carbon about 10 times faster than during any event in the past 66 million years.

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News conference on UH Manoa lab explosion

News conference on UH Manoa lab explosion

March 17, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa held a news conference to discuss the March 16 explosion that occurred at the Pacific Ocean Sciences and Technology Building.

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Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

Bronze bell recovered from World War II aircraft-carrying submarine off Oahu coast

March 16, 2016  |  1 Comment
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During a test dive, the Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory recovered the bronze bell from the I-400—a World War II-era Imperial Japanese Navy mega-submarine.

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Four new algae species discovered in Hawaiʻi’s deep waters

Four new algae species discovered in Hawaiʻi’s deep waters

March 11, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa researchers announced the discovery of four new species of deep-water algae from Hawaiʻi.

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