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Big Island Hawaii
8/27/2015
The Pacific Islands Climate Science Center (PI CSC) and Pacific Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) are partnering to co-host a brown-bag presentation/webinar on September 15: “Exploring Theory and Application of Regional Downscaling.” Guest researchers Ethan Gutman (National Center for Atmospheric Research [NCAR]), Martyn Clark (NCAR,) and Jeremy Littell (Alaska Climate Science Center) will discuss three challenges associated with using climate models.
Hawaii, Climate Change, Conservation, Science, External News
Honoli'i Beach, Hawaii
8/21/2015
Dr. Puniwai’s research has focused on discovering the interactions between people and their ocean environment by combining sensor data and human experience to infer future characteristics of the changing marine environment.
Hawaii, Climate Change, Conservation, Science, Press Release
Maui Stream
8/21/2015

Thursday, September 3 at 11:00 AM HST [2 PM PDT/ 5 PM EDT/ 9 PM UTC/ Friday, Sept. 4, 7 AM ChST]
 
Presented by: Maoya Bassiouni
Pacific Islands Water Science Center, US Geological Survey

Hawaii, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
7/23/2015

Hawai‘i, the name alone elicits images of rhythmic traditional dancing, breathtaking azure sea coasts and scenes of vibrant birds flitting through lush jungle canopy. Unfortunately, the future of many native Hawaiian birds looks grim as diseases carried by mosquitoes are due to expand into higher elevation safe zones.

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Climate Change, Oceans, Press Release
Honoli'i Beach Park
6/9/2015

Dr. Elison Timm will explain his research projects and his understanding of the extent that it is possible to estimate the effects of global warming on severe rainfall events, the length of dry-spells and the magnitude of extreme daily rainfall amounts.

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Climate Change, Oceans, Press Release
Hawai'i
6/8/2015

Students participating in the Pacific Internship Programs for Exploring Science (PIPES) will communicate findings from their research to the local communities to help integrate cultural, community, and experimental approaches to resource management.

U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Marianas Islands, Insular Affairs, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
6/3/2015

Coral reefs are sensitive to changes in the marine environment, including changes to temperature and pollution. Scientists and managers working on this project sought to assess the resilience of reefs in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

National Park Service, U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
5/28/2015

It is a challenge to communicate how climate science affects our families, communities, islands, and world. So, how do we engage in climate science conversations with diverse groups of people? Science games at the BioBlitz!

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Climate Change, Conservation, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
4/14/2015

Studies of stream flow in Hawai'i will provide critical information for managing limited freshwater resources, and for understanding how climate change may impact ecosystems, agriculture, and communities that are entirely dependent on freshwater.

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Insular Affairs, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
4/7/2015

Agriculture and agroforestry are important activities for small islands to ensure food security and human health but these activities are threatened by climate change. Researchers are working on a "dashboard" to help island communities adapt.

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
3/26/2015

New research from scientists at the University of Hawai'i, Mānoa, and the Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources seeks to provide better estimates of coastal erosion hazard areas.

U.S. Geological Survey, Climate Change, Conservation, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
3/16/2015

Reducing coral reef vulnerability to climate change requires that managers understand and support the natural resilience of coral reefs. To assist these managers, a team of PI CSC-funded researchers undertook a project to help provide valuable information

U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaii, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
12/18/2014

Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced today that the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center is awarding over $600,000 for research to guide natural and cultural resource managers in helping wildlife and ecosystems adapt to climate change.

Hawaii, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
10/10/2014

Dr. Weiguang Meng, from the Institute of Tropical and Marine Meteorology of the China Meteorological Administration in Guangzhou, has joined the dynamical downscaling group at the International Pacific Research Center at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.

Hawaii, Climate Change, Press Release
Department of the Interior Image
8/18/2014

Kelvin Richards, Professor of Oceanography at University of Hawai'i at Mānoa (UHM), has taken the helm as the University Director for the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center and also the Director of the International Pacific Research Center (IPRC)

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