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Haunani Kane

Haunani Kane
Assistant Professor
Marine and Environmental Geology Division

Research Fields
  • Coastal sedimentology and stratigraphy
  • Quaternary geology of carbonate reef and coastal systems
  • Sea-level rise and impacts to island communities

Research Topics
  • Coastal geomorphology
  • Coastal erosion and flood analyses
  • Evolution of reef and island systems in response to climate change

Research Themes
Courses Commonly Taught
  • ERTH 104 Volcanoes In the Sea
  • ERTH 420 Coastal Geology
  • ERTH 620 Beaches, Reefs and Climate Change