Study shows native ʻōhiʻa seedlings can survive for at least a year in areas that have active mortality from Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death.
Even with arrival of the coronavirus disruption and the development of a “new normal,” the university had an immensely successful 2019-2020 academic year, filled with accomplishments, accolades, milestones, and celebrations.
Researchers at UH Hilo are observing injected eggs; the next step will be to rear them to see if they now have stable genetic material that could be passed to offspring. The research is being done strictly in laboratory colonies, not in the wild.
The work by Matthew Knope and research colleagues argues that animals have not only evolved increased resiliency to environmental change, but have also made the physical environment increasingly more stable.
Winning the Best Visualization Showcase Award at an upcoming research conference, the app is made from thousands of images of coral reef habitats collected by marine scientist John Burns and his research team during ship-based research expeditions led by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
Research shows publications on indigenous practices of non-instrumental wayfinding and voyaging of Pacific Islanders were often ignored in widely used indexes such as the Dewey Decimal Classification in libraries, the Library of Congress, and the Web of Science citation database.
The UH Hilo Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center provides hand-on experience for students in aquaculture and aquaponics.
The study, carried out last summer, addresses the capability of digital images to detect disease in marine environments, and provides the pros and cons of using new technologies versus conventional techniques.