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

Faculty: Garrett Ito

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Research Fields

  • Geodynamical processes of the convecting mantle, lithosphere, and crust associated with magmatism.

Reseach Topics

  • Dynamics of upper mantle flow and magma generation
  • Geophysical constraints in the structure of the crust and upper mantle
  • Origin of geochemical variations at hotspots and mid-ocean ridges
  • Faulting and magmatism at mid-ocean ridges

Research Themes

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Undergraduate
  • GG304 Physics of the Earth and Planets
  • GG450 Exploration Geophysics
  • Graduate
  • GG652 Gravity, Magnetics, and Heatflow
  • GG711 Magma and Mantle Dynamics