SOEST Press Releases - 2004 and Earlier

September 1 , 2004

A Gigantic Tsunami in the Hawaiian Islands 120,000 Years Ago

Image courtesy of Gerard Fryer/ SOEST

Fred Mackenzie

August 25, 2004

Fred Mackenzie of the Department of Oceanography to receive Francis J. Pettijohn Medal for Sedimentology

Image courtesy of Fred Mackenzie/ SOEST

August 16 , 2004

Earth science on the Earth Simulator: Analyzing ocean and atmospheric currents

Image courtesy of AGU

July 1, 2004

Saving our World's Coral Reefs through Cryopreservation

Photos of Corals Spawning can be found here.

Photo courtesy of Tara Hicks/ SOEST

June 24 , 2004

David Karl of the University of Hawaii to receive highest honor from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Photo courtesy of D. Karl/ SOEST

April 14 , 2004

UH Scientists collaborate with Moss Landing Researchers to Reveal Iron as Key to Climate Change

Photo courtesy of Dept. of Oceanography/SOEST

February 28, 2004

Maui High School wins Hawaii competition for National Ocean Science Bowl

Image courtesy of NOSB/CORE

February 6 , 2004

NASA Astronaut Dr. Edward Lu to help judge Pacific Symposium for Science and Sustainability

Photo courtesy of JSC/NASA

January 26 , 2004

Using Acoustics to Study the Ecology of Hawaii's Mesopelagic Zone

Photo courtesy of Kelly Benoit-Bird, HIMP/SOEST

December 8, 2003 - American Geophysical Union

Hawaiian Infrasound: A Mele of Fire, Wind, and Water

Photo courtesy of UH/ISLA

December 8, 2003 - American Geophysical Union

Complexities of Eruptive Processes at Mariana Forearc Serpentinite Mud Volcanoes and Implications for Serpentinite Melange Development

Photo courtesy of Nathan C. Becker/SOEST

December 8, 2003 - American Geophysical Union

Multibeam Bathymetry and Imagery Capabilities of the Newest UNOLS Research Vessel: R/V Kilo Moana

Photo courtesy of Bob Chin, University of Hawaii External Affairs and University Relations

December 8, 2003 - American Geophysical Union

A New LASER Instrument for in-situ Measurements on Mars

Photo courtesy of F. Scott Anderson, HIGP/SOEST

December 8, 2003 - American Geophysical Union

Megatsunami Generation From Giant Submarine Landslides on Oceanic Islands: New Insights Gained From the Hawaii Evidence and Modeling

Photo courtesy of Gerard Fryer, HIGP/SOEST

December 8, 2003 - American Geophysical Union

The Stromboli and Etna Eruptions of 2002-2003

Photo courtesy of Matthew Patrick, HIGP/SOEST

August 11 , 2003

Hawaii Ocean Time Series - Nature paper

Photo courtesy of HOT/SOEST

July 11 , 2003: HIGP Faculty member Ben Brooks receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Photo courtesy of Jim Cowen, SOEST

March 17 , 2003: Deep Fault Zone Beneath Kilauea

Photo courtesy of HVO/USGS

February 22, 2003

Hawaii National Ocean Science Bowl to be held this Saturday at UH

Maui High School wins Hawaii National Ocean Science Bowl

Photo courtesy of Maile Jachowski

January 2 , 2003: Life in Ocean Crustal Fluid

Photo courtesy of Jim Cowen, SOEST


December 6, 2002: American Geophysical Union Conference, San Francisco.

Electronic version of Barry Hubert's press conference powerpoint presentation can be located here.

September 6, 2002: Blessing of R/V Kilo Moana

Photo courtesy of Dave Karl, SOEST

August 30, 2002: Arrival of R/V Kilo Moana in Honolulu

Photo courtesy of Univ. of Hawaii

August 30, 2002: Researchers find 1941 Japanese midget sub off Pearl Harbor

Photo courtesy of HURL/ SOEST


of Eroding beach on Maui

July 30, 2002: First graduates from UH Earth System Science Immersion course for Native Hawaiian and disadvantaged minority students

Photo courtesy of Eric DeCarlo, Dept. of Oceanography

Magnetite grains from Martian meteorite

May 14, 2002 - Martian meteorite mineral not made by organisms

Image courtesy of Planetary Science Research Discoveries, SOEST

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