Hanauma Bay Educational Lecture Series: Rachel Sprague, PhD, Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Coordinator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service, Complexities of Conflict: Lessons from the Critically Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal, Hanauma Bay Education Center, 3:00 p.m. Public parking is $1.00/vehicle. Admittance to the lecture presentation will begin at 2:45 p.m. outside the entrance to the Education Center by the benches. Those who are attending the lecture presentation ONLY and are admitted at this time by the Education staff will bypass the admission window. Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 p.m. Patrons attending ONLY the Educational Lecture will be given a special red "Hawaii Sea Grant" hand stamp that will allow access into the education alcove for the lecture but no access to the beach itself. The lecture will begin promptly at 3 p.m. Please note: anyone who wishes to go to the beach before the lecture, will be processed through the regular admission line and shall pay the admission fee of $7.50 (if you are not a Hawaii resident). These education programs are supported and funded by the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation. For more information on UH Sea Grant Hanauma Bay Education Program events and activities, go to the online Calendar of Events.
Dept. of Oceanography seminar: Carly Wiener, Communications Manager, Schmidt Ocean Institute, Technologically Advanced Oceanographic Collaborations Onboard Schmidt Ocean Institute's R/V Falkor, MSB 100, 3:00 p.m.
Dept. of Ocean and Resources Engineering seminar: Ron Riggs, Professor, UHM Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Water-Driven Debris Impact Forces on Structures: Experimental and Analytical Program, Holmes 244, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Message from Dean Taylor: The Aloha United Way campaign 2014 begins Monday, Sept. 15th and continues until Friday, October 17th. The AUW provides for many in our community, and for some it is a principal source of hope and for their making it through the year. As part of your portfolio of philanthropy, please join with me in giving generously to this important health and human services fund raising effort. There are several options for specifying recipient programs if you so chose. Your generosity continues to make a real difference to many who are less fortunate. Mahalo and aloha for your support.
Last Chance to Order SOEST 25th Anniversary T-shirts: The SOEST Ambassadors and the SOEST Club will offer one final opportunity to order highly desired SOEST 25th Anniversary t-shirt in navy blue. Price is $15 each. Please fill out an order form and bring cash or check to HIG 135 by September 30.
Sea Grant College Program Request for Proposals: The University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program is requesting preliminary proposals for funding available beginning February 1, 2016 and ending January 31, 2018. Application deadline is November 3, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. HST. For more information please visit their website for complete details.
A list of the fifty most recent publications assigned SOEST numbers is available here.
P.I.: Robert Dunn
Title: Collaborative Research: Seismic Investigation of the Rainbow Hydrothermal Field and its Tectono/Magmatic Setting, Mid-Atlantic Ridge 36 Degrees 14'N
P.I.: Margo Edwards
Amount: $469,889 (supplement)
Agency: US Army
Title: Hawaii Undersea Military Munitions Assessment: Advanced Data Processing
P.I.: Luke Flynn
Title: Development of the Miniaturized Infrared Detector for Atmospheric Species (MIDAS) Instrument
P.I.: Jeffrey Gillis-Davis
Title: Examining the Effective Contribution of Temperature, Space Weathering, and Volatiles on Regolith Reflectance (Student: L. Corley)
P.I.: Hope Jahren
Title: Fundamental Research on the Fractionation of Carbon Isotope During Photosynthesis: New Interpretation of Terrestrial Organic Carbon Within Geological Substrate
P.I.: Brian Popp
Title: Collaborative Research: Isotopic Insights to Mercury in Marine Food Webs and How It Varies with Ocean Biogeochemistry
P.I.: G.J. Taylor
Amount: $79,285 (supplement)
Title: Lunar Bulk Composition and Evolution of the Crust and Mantle