Dept. of Oceanography - Univ. of HawaiiPersonal photo 

Francis J. Sansone

Department of Oceanography
1000 Pope Road, Honolulu, HI 96822, U.S.A.

Email: sansone(at)soest.hawaii.edu      Phone: (808) 956-8370      Fax: (808) 956-9225


Current Position

I am a Professor in the Department of Oceanography. My primary research focus is on marine biogeochemistry, with a particular emphasis on dissolved gases in the marine environment.


Research Activities

I am actively involved in the biogeochemistry and physical dynamics of permeable sediments and the environmental effects of ocean energy development.


Publications and Video

My peer-reviewed publications

"Pele Meets the Sea" video on subaerial and submarine lava flows on Kilauea Volcano


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