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New research uses satellites to predict end of volcanic eruptions

New research uses satellites to predict end of volcanic eruptions

UH Mānoa’s Estelle Bonny and Robert Wright tested the hypothesis that lava flow rate changes during a typical effusive volcanic eruption.

July 13, 2017 | By | Reply More
Research reveals Rapa Nui people cultivated and managed crops

Research reveals Rapa Nui people cultivated and managed crops

Research by an international team, including Brian Popp, a UH Mānoa professor, challenges the traditional narrative of the ancient people of Rapa Nui.

July 12, 2017 | By | Reply More
Hundreds of species of fungi in deep coral ecosystems discovered by UH Mānoa botanists

Hundreds of species of fungi in deep coral ecosystems discovered by UH Mānoa botanists

Mesophotic reefs in the Auau channel continuously disclose breathtaking levels of biodiversity, yielding species and behavioral interactions new to science.

July 11, 2017 | By | Reply More
Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

A team of marine scientists, resource economists and legal scholars call for more regulations on deep sea mining to minimize possibly irrevocable losses.

June 28, 2017 | By | Reply More
Reptile skin grown in lab for first time, helps study endangered turtle disease

Reptile skin grown in lab for first time, helps study endangered turtle disease

Scientists, including UH Mānoa’s Tina Weatherby, in turn were able to grow a tumor-associated virus to better understand certain tumor diseases.

June 27, 2017 | By | Reply More
Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

The Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology was awarded a $1.026 million NASA grant to develop coral disease forecasting models for Hawaiʻi, U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

June 9, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
New Earth Science on Volcanic Islands summer internship begins

New Earth Science on Volcanic Islands summer internship begins

The internship program takes advantage of the unique tropical volcanic island and surrounding marine environments in Hawaiʻi.

June 6, 2017 | By | Reply More
New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

New evidence reveals source of 1586 Sanriku, Japan tsunami

Coral fragments from Kauaʻi suggest a mega-earthquake from the Aleutian Islands caused the tsunami.

June 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
Kaunānā e-magazine showcases UH Mānoa research

Kaunānā e-magazine showcases UH Mānoa research

The magazine covers space, ocean and earth sciences, humanities, tropical agriculture, social sciences, health sciences and more.

June 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
New evidence of frost on moon’s surface

New evidence of frost on moon’s surface

Using data from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, scientists have identified bright areas near the moon’s south pole that are cold enough to have frost present.

June 1, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More