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.

Research 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 evolution of the crust at divergent and convergent plate boundaries

Research Themes

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Undergraduate
  • GG101 Dynamic Earth
  • GG312 Advanced Mathematics for Scientists and Engineers I
  • GG413 Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Graduate
  • GG631 Geophysics-Solid, Fluid, and Wave Mechanics
  • GG632 Geophysics-Gravity, Magnetics, and Heat Transfer