John H. R. Burns is converting past data and 2D images of reefs into 3D reconstructions. The 3D imagery gives scientists and the public more information than previously available through traditional mapping methods.
A science-art collaboration between two professors and two students produced a work of modern art in honor of coral reefs, now on exhibit at annual show in Honolulu.
Distance learning provides access to students who are constrained by diverse factors that prevent their participation as on-campus students. DL also provides faculty access to teach from a distant location.
The students are using data from the natural sciences to create interactive and immersive data visualizations to promote public awareness of environmental issues facing Hawaiian ecosystems.
Modeled on research trials conducted at UH Hilo’s Pacific Aquaculture and Coastal Resources Center, the project is using native shellfish species for water quality improvement at Pearl Harbor.
The inaugural event was planned by women students in the sciences, and the discussions were led by accomplished women scientists, administrators and staff who know a thing or two about the challenges women face in advancing their STEM careers.
Prof. Barkhoff was honored for his great contribution to curriculum development in the UH Hilo kinesiology and excercise sciences program and for inspiring dozens of undergraduates to collaborate in sports science research. His papers at conferences in Polynesia have introduced the integration of kinesiology in the context of island cultures and in particular indigenous and Native Hawaiian knowledge and belief systems.
The moth study is unique and includes behavioral, larval, and expert genetic analyses, making it an especially comprehensive species description. The scientific names assigned to the moth species were decided after careful deliberation and consultation with Hawaiian cultural advisory group.
Jan. 23 airing of PBS NOVA science series features UH Hilo scientists Cheryl Gansecki and Ryan Perroy and their research of the 2018 Kīlauea eruption.
The project is initiating the evaluation and development of emerging technologies for controlling invasive mosquitoes in Hawaiʻi.