CLIMATE SCIENCE

CLIMATE PREDICTION AND TESTING

A complex of atmospheric instruments sit together on a boom placed in the midst of a shrubby landscape.

Monitoring and analysis of climate variability and change in Hawaiʻi

PI: Thomas Giambelluca, Professor of Geography, UH Mānoa
Co-PI: Ryan Longman, Department of Geography, UH Mānoa
Funded: FY2012
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Two students in hardhats smile at the camera while seated on the floor of a cave, with water sampling gear around them.

Reconstruction of West Pacific climate history

PI: John Jenson, Professor of Environmental Geology, WERI, Univ. of Guam
Co-PI: Mark Lander, Asst. Professor of Tropical Meteorology, WERI, Univ. of Guam
Funded: FY2012
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Overview of a large Hawaiian valley, looking out to the sea beyond

Modeling climate-driven changes to dominant vegetation in the Hawaiian Islands

PI: Jonathan Price, Assoc. Professor of Geography, UH Hilo
Co-PI: James Jacobi , Biologist, USGS Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center
Funded: FY2012
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Vulnerability of Hawaiian forest birds to climate change

PI: Michael Samuel, Wildlife Ecologist, USGS Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit
Funded: FY2012
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