Tag: School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology

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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New research uses satellites to predict end of volcanic eruptions

New research uses satellites to predict end of volcanic eruptions

July 13, 2017  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Estelle Bonny and Robert Wright tested the hypothesis that lava flow rate changes during a typical effusive volcanic eruption.

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Research reveals Rapa Nui people cultivated and managed crops

Research reveals Rapa Nui people cultivated and managed crops

July 12, 2017  |  Comments
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Research by an international team, including Brian Popp, a UH Mānoa professor, challenges the traditional narrative of the ancient people of Rapa Nui.

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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

July 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Mesophotic reefs in the Auau channel continuously disclose breathtaking levels of biodiversity, yielding species and behavioral interactions new to science.

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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  |  Comments
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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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Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

Biodiversity loss from deep-sea mining will be unavoidable

June 28, 2017  |  Comments
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A team of marine scientists, resource economists and legal scholars call for more regulations on deep sea mining to minimize possibly irrevocable losses.

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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

June 27, 2017  |  Comments
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Scientists, including UH Mānoa’s Tina Weatherby, in turn were able to grow a tumor-associated virus to better understand certain tumor diseases.

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UH researchers help community understand and prepare for king tides

UH researchers help community understand and prepare for king tides

June 26, 2017  |  1 Comment
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More than 200 people signed up to participate in the king tides project and contributed more than 900 photographs in May.

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Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

Nainoa Thompson: University of Hawai‘i is the most important navigator

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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Countless UH students, faculty, staff and alumni served Hōkūleʻaʻs worldwide voyage as volunteers, navigators, captains and scientific researchers.

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Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

Forecasting coral disease outbreaks across Pacific Ocean

June 9, 2017  |  1 Comment
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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.

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