Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

Ocean expedition maps Loihi’s deepest reaches

August 4, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Manoa scientists and researchers lead underwater expedition to Lōʻihi, the youngest volcano in the Hawaiian island chain.

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Kilauea exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie

Kilauea exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie

July 29, 2014  |  Comments
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A recent study done by UH Manoa atmospheric scientists revealed that although they are microscopic, gasses and particles from Kilauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie

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Pacific Islands colleges partner on climate change workshop

Pacific Islands colleges partner on climate change workshop

July 23, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Manoa supports discussion on climate change science and developing new curriculum at a Pacific Islands colleges workshop.

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Navy expands investment at wave energy test site

Navy expands investment at wave energy test site

July 21, 2014  |  Comments
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The Applied Research Laboratory at UH and Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute receives $9m for testing and research of wave energy conversion devices.

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Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

Wave buoy in Majuro helps keep islanders safe

July 10, 2014  |  Comments
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PacIOOS collaborated with partners to deploy a new Datawell Directional Waverider buoy named Kalo about one mile off the eastern shore of Majuro.

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The ocean’s most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

The ocean’s most abundant organisms have clear daily cycles

July 10, 2014  |  Comments
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Scientists discover that communities of ocean microbes have their own daily cycles, results published in Science.

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New tools forecast potential sea level flooding events

New tools forecast potential sea level flooding events

July 9, 2014  |  Comments
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A team of physical oceanographers working with the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System has developed new tools to forecast potential inundation events.

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Whales revealed as marine ecosystem engineers

Whales revealed as marine ecosystem engineers

July 7, 2014  |  1 Comment
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A recent study published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment reevaluates the role whales play in marine ecosystems.

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Loihi Seamount’s iron-oxidizing bacteria focus of ocean expedition

Loihi Seamount’s iron-oxidizing bacteria focus of ocean expedition

June 24, 2014  |  1 Comment
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UH Mānoa’s School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology leads an expedition to the Lōʻihi Seamount.

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New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

New understanding of ocean passageway could aid climate change forecasts

June 23, 2014  |  Comments
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The passageway that links the Pacific Ocean to the Indian Ocean is acting differently because of climate change, and now its new behavior could, in turn, affect climate in both ocean basins in new ways.

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