Professor and Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, SOEST

Dr. Chip Fletcher
Office: POST 802A
Phone: 808-956-2582
Fax: 808-956-9152
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Office hours:

After class, and M-F 1:00 to 4:00 pm (or just walk in and try after class)

Academic Background

Dr. Charles "Chip" Fletcher is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Geology and Geophysics at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST), University of Hawaii at Manoa.

He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses emphasizing Earth Science, Climate Change on Pacific Islands, and Coastal Geology, and conducts research on global change impacts among Pacific Islands, natural history of reefs and beaches, coastal hazards, and adaptation to sea-level rise.

For his research on sea-level rise impacts among Pacific islands, he was recognized in 2011 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with an Environmental Achievement Award in Climate Change Science.

Chip has over 100 scientific publications to his record and recently published two books: Living on the Shores of Hawaii: Natural Hazards, the Environment, and Our Communities, (University of Hawai'i Press), and Physical Geology: The Science of Earth (J. Wiley& Sons).