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

Faculty: Stephen J. Martel

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Research Fields

  • Engineering geology and structural geology.

Reseach Topics

  • Formation of faults and other types of fractures (e.g., sheeting joints)
  • Fluid flow along fracture systems
  • Initiation of landslides, subaerial and submarine
  • Effects of topography on near-surface stresses
  • Neotectonics

Research Themes

Courses Commonly Taught

  • Undergraduate
  • GG 303 Structural geology
  • GG 454 Engineering geology
  • Graduate
  • GG 612 Structural geology
  • GG 703 Fractures and Faults in the Earth