TOPICS: KING TIDES
The Center Serves To: Support research in coastal and climate sciences and promote access to the best available science for decision makers Increase coastal community resilience to natural hazards and adaptation to climate change Improve conservation and management of coastal ...
Frequently Asked Questions What can King Tides tell us about future sea level rise? King Tides (the highest high tides of the year) provide a glimpse into the future of what our shorelines may look like on a more regular ...
About the Project The University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program's Hawaiʻi and Pacific Islands King Tides Project needs your help to document today's high water level events, also known as King Tides, to better understand tomorrow's impacts from sea-level ...
How to Participate To submit a photo and observations please visit our Hawaiʻi and Pacific Islands King Tides Project web platform via the button below. You can submit photos, your personal observations of king tides impacts, date, time, location, and ...
50 Years of Putting Science to Work for Coastal Communities O‘ahu Maui Hawai‘i Island Kaua‘i Pacific Region 50 Years of Putting Science to Work for Coastal Communities In 1966 President Lyndon Johnson signed The National Sea Grant College and Program ...
In this episode, we’re talking about the exceptionally high king tides and citizen science with Senator Brian Schatz. King Tides were widely reported across the state this year, and UH’s Dr. Mark Merrifield explains how sea level rise is increasing ...
In this episode, we head inland to take a look at how rising sea level will affect our infrastructure, aquifers, and fresh water supplies. Researchers from the Univerity of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program and the School of Ocean and ...
Video Tutorials and Resources Find below some useful video tutorials that demonstrate how to upload photos to our King Tides Project platform and how tidal predictions are made to find the dates that the King Tides will happen. IN THIS ...
What can Hawai‘i expect from the winter king tides? November 6, 2017 Hawai‘i will once again be experiencing “king tides,” the highest predicted astronomical tides of the year, in November, December, and January. The University of Hawai‘i Sea Grant Center ...
What is a King Tide? King Tides are the highest astronomical tides of the year The scientific term for a King Tide is a perigean spring tide. King Tides in the Hawaiian Islands tend to occur during the summer (e.g., ...
When are King Tides? Join us for King Tides photo surveys in the Hawaiian Islands July 3 & 4, 2023 July 31 & August 1, 2023 August 28 & 29, 2023 To find the best day and time in your ...
Why Study King Tides? Documenting King Tides helps researchers, decision makers, and communities better understand and prepare for sea level rise. We know that global mean sea level is rising at an exponential rate. Pacific Island communities are especially vulnerable to ...
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