Tag: UH Sea Grant

Senator Brian Schatz discusses king tides in Voice of the Sea

Senator Brian Schatz discusses king tides in Voice of the Sea

July 25, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers and specialists explored the effects of sea level rise in places like Waikīkī.

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Enhancing coastal resilience in West Maui goal of new PacIOOS grant

Enhancing coastal resilience in West Maui goal of new PacIOOS grant

July 14, 2017  |  Comments
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A $500,000 NOAA grant will enable the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System to develop a high-resolution, real-time wave run-up forecast and notification system for West Maui’s coastline.

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World’s oldest continuously monitored coral reef transect celebrates 100 years

World’s oldest continuously monitored coral reef transect celebrates 100 years

June 29, 2017  |  1 Comment
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Scientists from throughout the region traveled to Tutuila island in American Samoa for a week-long celebration and to conduct the 100th year transect survey.

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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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Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

Summer flooding expected after water levels break 112-year record

May 19, 2017  |  Comments
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The upcoming peak astronomic tides of the year, known as “king tides,” will occur around May 26, June 23 and July 21.

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$170M in convention business generated by College of Engineering

$170M in convention business generated by College of Engineering

March 31, 2017  |  Comments
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The College of Engineering was recognized as the ‘Elele Organization of the year for its role in securing meetings and conventions business.

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Community members act as citizen scientists to help Snap the Shore, See the Future

Community members act as citizen scientists to help Snap the Shore, See the Future

November 4, 2016  |  Comments
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Hawaiʻi Sea Grant will train community members to capture and record extreme high tide events on a global scale.

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Hawaiian language newspaper research presentation

Hawaiian language newspaper research presentation

October 6, 2016  |  Comments
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The presentation will explore the wealth of knowledge held in the Hawaiian language newspapers and highlight some of IHLRT’s current projects and graduate student research.

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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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UH Water Resources Research Center receives nearly $1M for water sustainability project

UH Water Resources Research Center receives nearly $1M for water sustainability project

September 8, 2016  |  Comments
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WRRC will conduct a three-year \ project focusing on developing optimal irrigation strategies in farmlands throughout Hawaiʻi, Guam and American Samoa.

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