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A sense of place Maui

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This article is one pertaining to Maui and how its sever lack of water isn't always able to support the the ecosystem that is there.  People are mistified as to why there is a low amount of water on an island that gets 7.5 meters of water per year.

 

Johansson, John. "A Sense Of Place Maui." Earthwatch Institute Journal 19.3 (2000): 6. Academic Search Complete. Web. 24 June 2013.

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Po'ouli landscape bioinformatics models predict energetics behavior, diets, and distribution on Maui.

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In this article it talks about trying to find new habitats on Maui or refine occupied areas.  They used behavior ecology bird data to find new habitats.

 

D. Duffy, et al. "Po'ouli Landscape Bioinformatics Models Predict Energetics Behavior, Diets, And Distribution On Maui." Integrative & Comparative Biology 46.6 (2006): 1143-1158. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013. 

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Between a rock and a Hard place: habitat selection in Female-Calf Humpback Whale

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This article talks about the breeding patterns of humpback whales along the canal between maui and Lanai.  This will be a short part on how these whales add to the island economy.

 

Matthew Sullivan, et al. "Between A Rock And A Hard Place: Habitat Selection In Female-Calf Humpback Whale (Megaptera Novaeangliae) Pairs On The Hawaiian Breeding Grounds." Plos ONE 7.5 (2012): 1-16. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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The Morphology and distribution of submerged reefs in the Maui-Nui Complex

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This article talks about the reefs around Hawaii.  They are constantly changing feature around the hawaiian islands.  It also talks about how the reefs are decending deeper into the ocean.

 

James G. Moore, et al. "The Morphology And Distribution Of Submerged Reefs In The Maui-Nui Complex, Hawaii: New Insights Into Their Evolution Since The Early Pleistocene." Marine Geology 265.3/4 (2009): 130-145.Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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A Summary of Historical Shoreline Changes on Beaches o Kauai, Oahu, and Maui, Hawaii

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In this article it is taking a look at the how the shore line has changed throughout the Hawaiian Islands.  I personally am only going to take a look at the Island of Maui and how the island is changing.

 

Romine, Bradley M., and Charles H. Fletcher. "A Summary Of Historical Shoreline Changes On Beaches Of Kauai, Oahu, And Maui, Hawaii." Journal Of Coastal Research 29.3 (2013): 605-614. Academic Search Complete. Web. 24 June 2013.

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Intensive Dryland Agriculture in Kaupo, Maui, Hawiian Islands.

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Hawaiian island Kupo and Maui are mainly dry land.  This is an article shows a grid of field plots and trending walls.  This dry land presents a problem in growing crops, but some are able to be planted there.

 

KIRCH, PATRICK V., JOHN HOLSON, and ALEXANDER BAER. "Intensive Dryland Agriculture In Kaupō, Maui, Hawaiian Islands." Asian Perspectives: Journal Of Archeology For Asia & The Pacific 48.2 (2009): 265-290.Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Conservation Implications of Changes in Endemic Hawaiian Drosophilidae Diversity across Land use Gradients

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This article talks abut different species around the hawaiian islands.  Along with how they try to keep out invasive species and non native species. Also, they collected data on the common species on the islands.

 

Leblanc, Luc, Daniel Rubinoff, and Mark G. Wright. "Conservation Implications Of Changes In Endemic Hawaiian Drosophilidae Diversity Across Land Use Gradients." Plos ONE 8.5 (2013): 1-15. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Jennifer Lewis's comment, July 14, 2013 9:02 PM
This is interesting... drosophila is the fruit fly, so it is interesting how you'll use this one.
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Last Stand for Hawaiian Birds

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This article talks about the declining bird population in the Hawaiian islands.  Talks about the Haleakala National park which is a sanctuary for endangered native birds and and the conflict among hawaiian wildlife managers.

 

Motavalli, Jim. "Last Stand For Hawaiian Birds." E: The Environmental Magazine 15.3 (2004): 10. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Growth and Mortality of Coral Transplants along a Range of Sediment Influence in Maui, Hawai'i.

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This article will go along with another about the reefs along hawaii.  It talks about some of the Coral being transplanted to different parts along the island of maui, and the sediment influences on its growth or death.

 

Piniak, Gregory A., and Eric K. Brown. "Growth And Mortality Of Coral Transplants (Pocillopora Damicornis) Along A Range Of Sediment Influence In Maui, Hawai'i." Pacific Science 62.1 (2008): 39-55. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013.

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Topographic Histor of the Maui Nui Complex, Hawai'i, and Its implications for Biogeography

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In this article it talks about how the volcano formed landmasses around the island of maui.  Also, about how the island of maui divided from another landmass near it because of rising sea levels.

 

Price, Jonathan Paul, and Deborah Elliott-Fisk. "Topographic History Of The Maui Nui Complex, Hawai'i, And Its Implications For Biogeography." Pacific Science 58.1 (2004): 27-45. Academic Search Complete. Web. 7 July 2013

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Jennifer Lewis's comment, July 14, 2013 9:02 PM
This sounds really cool!