Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

New study explains mysterious source of greenhouse gas methane in the ocean

November 17, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Pavel Professor of Oceanography David Karl, study co-author, found vital clue to the puzzle.

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UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

UH researchers link quality of coastal groundwater with reef degradation on Maui

November 15, 2016  |  3 Comments
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Land-use practices on tropical oceanic islands can have large impacts on reef ecosystems, even in the absence of rivers and streams.

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New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe

New model reveals adaptations of world’s most abundant ocean microbe

November 15, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa researcher David Karl and Jens Nielsen from Chalmers University of Technology, developed a computer model to understand the survival of Prochlorococcus.

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A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

A new study concludes warm climate is more sensitive to changes in CO2

November 9, 2016  |  1 Comment
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Led by UH Mānoa’s Tobias Friedrich, this study took a different approach in calculating climate sensitivity—using data from the history of Earth.

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First net-zero buildings open at UH Mānoa

First net-zero buildings open at UH Mānoa

November 4, 2016  |  Comments
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These net-zero structures will provide valuable data on the effects of energy usage and building design on energy demand.

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Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

Retracing the origins of a massive, multi-ring crater

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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An international team of scientists have reconstructed the extreme collision that created one of the moon’s largest craters, 3.8 billion years ago.

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Hawaiʻi high school student awarded for developing ocean research methods

Hawaiʻi high school student awarded for developing ocean research methods

October 28, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Margo Edwards worked with 17-year-old Christopher Lindsay in developing new methods to observe marine life using underwater time-lapse cameras.

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UH Mānoa receives funding to evaluate ocean observing technologies

UH Mānoa receives funding to evaluate ocean observing technologies

October 18, 2016  |  Comments
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Researchers at the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology and Department of Oceanography have been awarded over $1 million to test and evaluate technology used to observe aquatic ecosystems.

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Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation supports graduate student conservation fellows

Hauʻoli Mau Loa Foundation supports graduate student conservation fellows

October 12, 2016  |  Comments
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The fellowships for Hawaiʻi high school graduates will help increase the number of qualified Hawaiʻi students and professionals pursuing environmental resource management careers.

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375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

375 National Academy of Sciences members: Don’t abandon Paris Climate Agreement

October 11, 2016  |  Comments
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Top U.S. scientists, including two UH Mānoa professors, pen open letter on climate urgency.

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