The department offers a wide range of active, extramurally-funded, research and study programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The department has a reputation for high quality faculty, research facilities, and opportunities in the Earth, Ocean, and Space sciences. Within the department, general areas of research are divided between three broad divisions.
The department is organized into three divisions:
Our geographic location in the midst of the Pacific Ocean and the rich geologic setting of Hawai‘i provide a natural focus for research programs in:
The department has most of it's labs, classrooms and computing assets in the POST building on the UHM campus. Many students and faculty also conduct research out in the field, with mobile infrastructure and assets.
Seminars: TGIF Schedule
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Applications Due February 15, 2013
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