Student research at UH Mānoa flies sky high

Student research at UH Mānoa flies sky high

  • October 7, 2018
UH Mānoa students in Assistant Professor Alison Nugent’s atmospheric science class launch a weather balloon each semester to learn the state of the upper atmosphere, which is vital for forecasting weather on the ground.
Study finds differences in El Niño events

Study finds differences in El Niño events

  • August 9, 2018
This new understanding of El Niño and La Niña events will help researchers determine whether to expect shifts of El Niño characteristics as the global climate changes.
Study uses 3D modeling to explore storm inundation risk

Study uses 3D modeling to explore storm inundation risk

  • February 28, 2018
The models were used to study storm surge caused by Hurricane Iniki by comparing time series of previously observed seawater levels with the research team’s modeled seawater levels in Honolulu during the storm.
27 ways heatwaves can kill

27 ways heatwaves can kill

  • November 9, 2017
According to associate professor of geography Camilo Mora, the significance of this deadly heat will depend on the sensitivity of the human body to heat.