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

Sea-Going Facilities

The following research vessels and their supporting shipboard technical group, are available to researchers for gathering geophysical, geochemical and other open ocean and coastal data and samples:

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R/V Kilo Moana (AGOR26 swath ship)

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R/V Ka'imikai-o-Kanaloa (submersible and ROV mothership) .

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Pisces IV and Pisces V (pictured), research submersible with a depth capability of 2000m.

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Luukai, a DOER H6000 ROV (remotely-operated underwater vehicle) - NEW in 2013

Sea-going instrumentation includes equipment for digital seismic reflection, gravity, magnetics, coring, dredging, and water column studies, the HAWAII MR1 side-scan sonar system, and fiber optic-based deep-towed FOCUS camera system. In addition, software is available for multi-channel seismic processing and geophysical data analysis.

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News and Announcements

orange star First annual department alumni days, May 17-18
orange star Our courses will use the alpha ERTH, not GG as of Fall 2019
orange starNew Dept. and Degree Names, effective Sept. 2018:
+ Department of Earth Sciences.
+ We offer undergraduate degrees in Earth Sciences and Environmental Earth Science
+ and graduate degrees in Earth and Planetary Sciences

DES 2018 Newsletter (PDF). 
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TGIF Seminars: Spring 2019

Course News and Schedules

Fall 2019:
+ Draft Schedule
+ Courses Syllabi
+ Class Availability

Spring 2019:
+ Draft Schedule
+ Courses Syllabi
+ Class Availability

Fall 2018:
+ Draft Schedule
+ Courses Syllabi
+ Class Availability

Longer-term:
+ Next 5 Yrs Draft Course Schedule By Class
+ Last decade record of courses taught By Class

Download the department’s 2017 Alumni Newsletter (PDF).

More news and announcements are in the SOEST Bulletin.