Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

Helping Hawaiʻi prepare for coastal hazards aim of NOAA grant

Helping Hawaiʻi prepare for coastal hazards aim of NOAA grant

March 8, 2016  |  Comments
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NOAA awards UH Sea Grant College Program $845,160 grant to help Hawaiʻi communities reduce vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change

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SOEST researcher recognized with National Science Foundation CAREER Award

SOEST researcher recognized with National Science Foundation CAREER Award

March 7, 2016  |  Comments
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Bin Chen, assistant researcher in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

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Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

Plankton network linked to ocean’s biological carbon pump revealed

February 24, 2016  |  Comments
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The research highlights the important role played by plankton in the climate system.

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Sea pig and sea spider encounters highlight of Antarctic expedition

Sea pig and sea spider encounters highlight of Antarctic expedition

February 17, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa undergraduate student McKenna Lewis explores impacts of climate change on marine biology in an icy ‘paradise.’

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Research explains near-island biological hotspots in barren ocean basins

Research explains near-island biological hotspots in barren ocean basins

February 16, 2016  |  Comments
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Scientists provide the first basin-scale investigation of the increase in productivity near coral reef islands and atolls referred to as the Island Mass Effect.

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3D Under the Sea selected as finalist in national video competition

3D Under the Sea selected as finalist in national video competition

February 12, 2016  |  Comments
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John Burns’ 3D Under the Sea has been selected as one of nine finalists in the Ocean 180 Video Challenge.

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How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

How bacteria induce settling and transformation of marine larvae investigated

January 26, 2016  |  Comments
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An $870,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation will help UH researchers study the settling of larvae of marine invertebrate animals.

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Honolulu Cookie Company and HIMB partner to save stranded whales and dolphins

Honolulu Cookie Company and HIMB partner to save stranded whales and dolphins

December 29, 2015  |  Comments
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Honolulu Cookie Company to donate $5,000 and call for public support to the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology’ Marine Mammal Stranding Research and Rescue Initiative.

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Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

Beneficial bacteria in Hawaiian squid attracted to fatty acids

December 22, 2015  |  Comments
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A new study revealed that Vibrio fischeri has a novel type of receptors that sense the presence and concentration of fatty acids, a building block of all cell membranes.

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Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

Novel tsunami detection network uses navigation systems on commercial ships

December 16, 2015  |  1 Comment
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Scientists are using commercial ships operating in the North Pacific to construct a network of low-cost tsunami sensors to augment existing detection systems.

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