Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

October 4, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Researchers complete a 20-year study to comprehensively document mesophotic coral ecosystems throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago.

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Symposium on climate displacement, migration and relocation to be held in Honolulu

Symposium on climate displacement, migration and relocation to be held in Honolulu

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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The symposium aims to address legal and policy challenges and questions surrounding continental U.S. and Pacific Islands climate displacement and relocation.

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Historical records may underestimate global sea level rise

Historical records may underestimate global sea level rise

October 3, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Philip Thompson explores the many factors affecting sea level and how those factors affected their measurements.

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