The centers provide critical data on climate-related vulnerabilities in order to assist federal and state officials, as well as natural resources managers in protecting natural resources across the country.
An International Pacific Research Center study by Yuqing Wang, Jiuwei Zhao and Ruifen Zhan shows a strong connection between the Global Warming Hiatus phenomenon and changes in cyclone activity over the northwest Pacific Ocean.
UH researchers developed a collaborative approach to assessing the multiple values that different ecosystems in Hawaiʻi provide and how collaboration with stakeholders can help evaluate and compare the potential future uses of pastureland.
UH has completed 300 research cruises to Station ALOHA, about 60 miles north of Oʻahu, one of the best-sampled places in the world’s oceans with a decades-long record of how the ocean responds to climate change.
Many of the world’s coral reefs could begin to erode within 30 years as a result of increasing ocean acidity, according to a paper in Science co-authored by UH Mānoa Professor Eric DeCarlo and former graduate student Patrick Drupp.