IN THE SCHOOL OF OCEAN AND EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA

Faculty: C. H. Fletcher III (Chip)

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Research Fields

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

Reseach Topics

  • Fossil reefs and sea-level history in Hawaii
  • Sea level movements and coastal evolution in the Pacific
  • Coastal sedimentology and environment evolution on beaches and reefs
  • Climate change impacts to island communities
  • Coastal erosion analysis
  • Coastal flooding analysis

Research Themes

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Undergraduate
  • Dynamic Earth - GG101
  • Physical Geology - GG170
  • Coastal Geology - GG420
  • Graduate
  • Coastal Geology - GG620