Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Human activity impacts ocean’s nitrogen cycle

Human activity impacts ocean’s nitrogen cycle

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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Study co-authored by UH Mānoa Professor David Karl examines increasing oceanic nitrate concentrations.

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Changes in ocean acidity increase reef erosion

Changes in ocean acidity increase reef erosion

December 2, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists at UH Manoa’s Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology measure bioerosion of coral reefs in ongoing study.

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Disney conservation grant continues support of coral reef research

Disney conservation grant continues support of coral reef research

November 26, 2014  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology was awarded $24,650 from the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund for coral reef research.

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Study reveals tiger shark movements around Maui and Oʻahu

Study reveals tiger shark movements around Maui and Oʻahu

November 26, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers track tiger shark movements in coastal waters around Maui and Oʻahu

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Ocean warming picks up speed, hits warmest temperatures ever recorded

Ocean warming picks up speed, hits warmest temperatures ever recorded

November 14, 2014  |  2 Comments
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UH Manoa climate scientist Axel Timmermann believes 14-year-long pause in sea surface temperatures has ended.

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UH on the forefront of coral bleaching research

UH on the forefront of coral bleaching research

November 12, 2014  |  2 Comments
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After the worst coral bleaching event ever recorded in Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology researhers are diligently monitoring affected coral reefs in Kāneʻohe Bay.

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PacIOOS wave buoys serving communities across the Pacific

PacIOOS wave buoys serving communities across the Pacific

November 3, 2014  |  Comments
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The Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System deployed a new wave buoy in the waters off Aunuʻu, American Sāmoa.

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U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

U.N. task force says new ocean telecom cables should be green

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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“Green” submarine telecom cables would advance global climate change research, according to UH scientists and a U.N. task force

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Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

Massive debris pile reveals risk of huge tsunamis in Hawaii

October 28, 2014  |  Comments
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According to UH Mānoa scientist Rhett Butler, unearthed marine debris provides evidence of massive tsunami in Hawaiʻi’s past.

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Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

Effects of military munitions continue to be investigated

October 24, 2014  |  Comments
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The School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology continues to investigate the effects of sea disposed military munitions on the ocean environment.

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