RESEARCH

RESEARCH PRODUCTS

PI-CASC strives to turn research results into usable products, providing resource managers the tools to address climate impacts.

Waves splash against a railed cement wall that bears a "Caution: Sidewalk closed" sign.

Sea Level Forecasts

Short term sea level predictions are important to near-term planning for communities throughout the Pacific. This tool provides forecasts of monthly sea-level anomalies out to six months.
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MCC graduate student film on climate-smart agriculture

MCC graduate student film on climate-smart agriculture

MCC student Joanna Norton and her team released a film that gives a 6-minute overview of this co-produced research effort on compost application utilizing invasive albizia trees.
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UH Sea Grant Kanesa Duncan Seraphin talking with Kamala Anthony and Cherie Kauahi in front of Waiuli fishpond.

MCC Loko iʻa project Voice of the Sea feature

Watch this Voice of the Sea episode featuring MCC students Kamala Anthony and Cherie Kauahi on their loko iʻa (traditional Hawaiian fishpond) climate adaptation projects.
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Honokea loko fishpond with still waters reflecting the sky surrounded by coconut trees and containing an island with hala trees on top.

MCC Loko iʻa collaborative restoration PICCC film

The Pacific Islands Climate Change Cooperative (PICCC), PI-CASC’s partner, released a film highlighting MCC supported collaborative restoration of loko iʻa (traditional Hawaiian fishponds) in Keaukaha developed through their Hawaiian Islands Terrestrial Adaptation Initiative (HITAI).
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Big Island Video News item on Staphylococcus in Hilo Bay project

Big Island Video News item on Staphylococcus in Hilo Bay project

A Big Island Video News report on the Hawaiʻi County Council Environmental Management committee presentation with MCC researchers Louise Economy and Tracy Wiegner to learn more about Staphylococcus in Hilo Bay.
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Resource manager discussing oli in front of participants gathered on tables at the campsite.

2016 Climate change immersion camp documentary film

Ryan McClymont (USGS Communications Specialist) and Jamie Kawai, documented the 2016 Climate Change Boot Camp and performed in-depth interviews with attendees and planners during the experience.
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A underwater landscape of multicolored corals

Coral resilience indicator summaries and resilience scores for CNMI

Reef resilience to environmental disturbances and changes vary considerably. These maps record reef resilience and vulnerability at sites across the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to aid local coastal management and preparation.
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