Our November “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. Kirsten Oleson and her research partners, who will present their evaluation of applying ridge-to-reef management techniques for improved resilience in Palau.
PI: Leah Bremer, Assistant Specialist and Conservation Scientist, UH Mānoa
Co-PI: Tressa Hoppe, Botany Department, UH Mānoa
Our October “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. Leah Bremer and her research partners Dr. Zoe Hastings and Maile Wong, who will discuss their efforts at agroforestry restoration.
PI-CASC and Alaska CASC scientists and students came together in late July to build upon collaborative efforts in research across both regions.
Our 2022 SURF season ended last week with a hybrid final symposium for the students to present their summer work.
Our September “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. John Burns, Assistant Professor at UH Hilo, who will discuss his collaborative project with Alaska CASC using innovative technology to analyze how river discharge affects coastal ecosystems.
PI: Richard MacKenzie, Research Ecologist, USDA FS Pacific Southwest Research Station
Co-PI: Maybeleen Apwong, TCBES, UH Hilo
Our May “Slice of PI-CASC” seminar will be presented by Dr. Lucas Fortini (USGS) and Dr. Scott Fretz (DLNR) who will discuss efforts to improve planning to preserve rare native species threatened by climate change and other factors.
PI: Ryan Perroy, Professor of Geography, UH Hilo
Five students completed projects in climate adaptation science for the 2022 SURF program, investigating fire-prone invasive grasses, spillover effects of Marine Protected Areas, shifts in estuarine fish biodiversity, optimal regeneration conditions for koa, and effects of marine warming on different phytoplankton strains.