Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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UH and Conservation International dive on unexplored seamounts near Hawaiʻi

UH and Conservation International dive on unexplored seamounts near Hawaiʻi

September 27, 2016  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Undersea Research Laboratory teamed up with Conservation International to dive on seamounts never explored by human-occupied submersibles.

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America’s first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaiʻi

America’s first wave-produced power goes online in Hawaiʻi

September 23, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Natural Energy Institute is providing environmental monitoring, independent wave energy conversion device power performance and durability analysis and critical marine logistical support.

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Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

Environmental Protection Agency awards $132,000 to graduate student for coral reef research

September 22, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Manoa’s Chris Wall was selected for the Science to Achieve Results fellowship to support his research on the impacts of near-shore stressors on coral reefs.

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Indian Ocean sea level on the rise according to new study

Indian Ocean sea level on the rise according to new study

September 21, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Philip Thompson of the Sea Level Center examined 25 years of interactions between the atmosphere and the ocean surface.

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Strengthening culture of safety a priority at UH Mānoa

Strengthening culture of safety a priority at UH Mānoa

September 21, 2016  |  Comments
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The Hawaiʻi Occupational Safety and Health office released the results of its investigation into the March 16 accident at a UH Mānoa research laboratory.

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Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

Past climate change swings orchestrated early human migration waves out of Africa

September 21, 2016  |  1 Comment
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UH at Mānoa researchers challenge prominent anthropological models in a new study published in the journal Nature.

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UH and Tohoku University collaborate for disaster sciences

UH and Tohoku University collaborate for disaster sciences

September 19, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa and Tohoku University examine the science and human aspects of disasters in order to develop better response methods.

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