UHM Dept. of Earth Sciences banner, sunset over Diamond Head, (c) Ken H Rubin
Michael Garcia

Michael Garcia
Volcanology,Geochemistry, and Petrology Division

Research Fields
  • Igneous Petrology

Research Topics
  • Monitoring the Composition of Lavas from the Ongoing Puu Oo Eruption
  • Geologic History of Mauna Loa Volcano as Revealed by Giant Landslides
  • Geochemical Evolution of Loihi Seamount, an Infant Hawaiian Volcano
  • Origin of Rejuvenated Volcanism on Oʻahu, Kauaʻi and Kaʻula

Research Themes