Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

June 9, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology was awarded a $1.026 million NASA grant to develop coral disease forecasting models for Hawaiʻi, U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

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New wave buoy off Pearl Harbor to measure ocean conditions

New wave buoy off Pearl Harbor to measure ocean conditions

June 9, 2017  |  Comments
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Currents data, along with wave information, will help to enhance marine safety, navigation and harbor operations on Oʻahu’s south shore.

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STEM teacher recruitment effort reaps $350,000 in funding for UH Mānoa

STEM teacher recruitment effort reaps $350,000 in funding for UH Mānoa

June 8, 2017  |  2 Comments
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National Science Foundation grant will support training and recruitment of future scientists.

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New Earth Science on Volcanic Islands summer internship begins

New Earth Science on Volcanic Islands summer internship begins

June 6, 2017  |  Comments
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The internship program takes advantage of the unique tropical volcanic island and surrounding marine environments in Hawaiʻi.

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New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

June 5, 2017  |  Comments
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Coral fragments from Kauaʻi suggest a mega-earthquake from the Aleutian Islands caused the tsunami.

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New evidence of frost on moon’s surface

New evidence of frost on moon’s surface

June 1, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Using data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, scientists have identified bright areas near the moon’s south pole that are cold enough to have frost present.

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Luke Flynn recognized as governor’s award nominee

Luke Flynn recognized as governor’s award nominee

June 1, 2017  |  Comments
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Luke Flynn has been selected as the university’s nominee for the Governor’s Award for Distinguished State Service as Employee of the Year.

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Reef fish sustainability off West Hawaiʻi Island

Reef fish sustainability off West Hawaiʻi Island

May 31, 2017  |  Comments
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Jennifer Wong-Ala, an environmental science graduate, conducted research to determine how biological and physical factors affect the number of fish surviving.

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UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

UH at the forefront of king tides and sea-level rise research

May 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The public has the opportunity to get involved documenting high water levels and related impacts through the King Tides “citizen science” project.

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New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

New cohort begins environmental biology summer internship for Pacific Islanders

May 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The program, seeks to increase Pacific Islanders pursuing bachelors and advanced degrees by training promising students in modern approaches to environmental biology.

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