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New Publications by Xiaolong Geng: Studies on Oil Weathering Models and Impacts of Upweling in Shallow WetlandsAugust 2023

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    Congratulations to Dr. Xiaolong (Leo) Geng, WRRC hydrogeologist and faculty member with the Department of Earth Sciences, who recently published…
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New Publication: Environmental Change on Native and Invasive MacroalgaeJuly 2023

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    A new study predicting the environmental effects of climate change, urban development, and land cover was recently published in Water…
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Awards and RecognitionsJuly 2023

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    Congratulations to WRRC Affiliate Faculty member Dr. Clifford Voss (USGS Emeritus Scientist) as the recipient of the 2023 Geological Society…

Preserving the Water We HaveJune 2023

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  To become better stewards of Hawai’i’s natural resources, we need to understand the challenges facing the state, especially to protect and…
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Summer 2023 WRRC Faculty Tenure and PromotionJune 2023

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    Congratulations to Dr. Sayed Bateni for his promotion to Professor – WRRC and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of…
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Congratulations to WRRC Undergraduate Tara Sutton!May 2023

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  She waited decades to go to college, but in May 2023, Tara H. Sutton graduated with a 3.9 GPA in Communicology,…
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WRRC Welcomes New Faculty Member Xiaolong “Leo” GengMay 2023

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    The WRRC ‘Ohana is happy to announce Dr. Xiaolong “Leo” Geng’s joint appointment with WRRC and Department of Earth Sciences.…

Aurora Kagawa-Viviani Receives the UHM Social Science Research Institute Research Support AwardApril 2023

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  Congratulations to Dr. Aurora Kagawa-Viviani for receiving a UHM Social Science Research Institute research support award for her proposal “Community Water…
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WRRC Undergraduate Research Assistant Awarded the College of Social Sciences Outstanding Graduate Senior AwardApril 2023

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  Congratulations to Tara Sutton, a WRRC student researcher working with Drs. Leah Bremer and Aurora Kagawa-Viviani on the social outcomes of…