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Ocean Graduate Faculty

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Eric H. DeCarlo

Research Professor; MGG Division Head

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Brian Glazer

Assoc. Professor
  • Ph.D., U. of Delaware
  • Aquatic geomicrobiology; marine redox biogeochemistry; ocean observing technology.
  • Oceanography Dept. Page

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Michael Guidry

Assistant Specialist; Chair of Oceanography Undergraduate Studies
  • Ph.D., U. of Hawai‘i
  • Biogeochemical modeling, mineral precipitation/dissolution kinetics, K-12/university curriculum development.
  • mguidry@soest.hawaii.edu

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David Ho

Professor
  • Ph.D., Columbia University
  • Air-water gas exchange; tracer and coastal oceanography; continental waters.
  • ho@hawaii.edu

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Christopher Measures

Professor
  • Ph.D., U. of Southampton
  • Trace element chemistry; biogeochemical effect of dust deposition to oceans; elemental mass balance.
  • chrism@soest.hawaii.edu

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Michael J. Mottl

Professor
  • Ph.D., Harvard U.
  • Geochemical implications of plate tectonics; interaction of seawater with oceanic crust; subduction zone fluids.
  • mmottl@soest.hawaii.edu

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Kathleen Ruttenberg

Assoc. Professor
  • Ph.D., Yale U.
  • Marine biogeochemistry and cycling of nutrients and redox-sensitive elements; sediment diagenesis; paleogeochemistry.
  • kcr@soest.hawaii.edu

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Frank Sansone

Professor
  • Ph.D., U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Biogeochemistry and physical dynamics of permeable sediments; lava-seawater interactions; hydrothermal gas geochemistry.
  • sansone@soest.hawaii.edu

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Jane Schoonmaker

Specialist; Research Affiliate

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Richard Zeebe

Professor
  • Ph.D., U. of Bremen
  • Elemental cycling in the ocean, atmosphere and biosphere; ocean acidification; carbon cycle; paleoclimate.
  • zeebe@soest.hawaii.edu

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Emeritus Faculty

Antony Clarke

Antony D. Clarke

Emeritus Researcher
  • Ph.D., University of Washington
  • Marine aerosols, biogeochemical cycles and optical properties.
  • tclarke@soest.hawaii.edu

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Barry Huebert

Emeritus Professor

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Telu Li

Emeritus Professor

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Fred Mackenzie

Emeritus Professor
  • Ph.D., Lehigh U.
  • Evolution of earth’s surface environment; biogeochemical cycles and global environmental change
  • fredm@soest.hawaii.edu

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Alexander Malahoff

Emeritus Professor
  • Ph.D., U. of Hawai‘i
  • Geological oceanography, mineral formation; submarine volcanism and hydrothermal systems.
  • malahoff@hawaii.edu

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Stephen V. Smith

Emeritus Professor
  • Ph.D., U. of Hawai‘i
  • Global biogeochemical cycles/budgets, nutrient and material fluxes/cycling, role of small water bodies in hydrology and material transport.
  • svsmit@gmail.com

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Cooperating Graduate Faculty

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Jim Falter

Assist. Researcher
  • Ph.D., U. of Hawai‘i
  • Effects of hydrodynamics, light and chemistry on C, N, and P fluxes to coral reef communities.
  • falter@hawaii.edu

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Eric Gaidos

Assoc. Professor

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Brian Popp

Professor

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Florence Thomas

Associate Researcher

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John Wiltshire

Specialist; Asociate Chair of Ocean and Resources Enginering;
Assoc./Acting Director of Hawai‘i Undersea Research Laboratory
  • Ph.D., U. of Hawai‘i
  • Ocean resources, mineral economics; scientific submersible utilization.
  • johnw@soest.hawaii.edu

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Research Affiliates

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Angelos Hannides

  • Ph.D., U. of Hawaii, 2008
  • Benthic ecosystem function, permeable sediment biogeochemsitry and biodiversity, animal-sediment interactions, benthic-pelagic matter-and-energy coupling, large organic falls and other chemosynthetic habitats, deep-sea habitats and biodiversity, early diagenesis in marine sediments.
  • hannides@hawaii.edu

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Mariko Hatta

Samuel Kahng

Samuel Kahng

Associate Resercher

Ph.D. University of Hawaii

Coral reef ecology.

skahng@hpu.edu 

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Joji Uchikawa

Post doc.
  • Ph.D., U. of Hawaii at Manoa

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Researchers

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Byron Blomquist

Assoc. Researcher
  • Ph.D., Washington State U.
  • Air/sea gas exchange, atmospheric chemistry of sulfur compounds.
  • blomquis@hawaii.edu

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Steven Dollar

Specialist, SOEST at Large

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Chuck Fraley

Operations Manager - ICP-OES facility

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Steve Howell

Assistant Researcher

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Huei-Ting “Tina” Lin

Research Associate
    Ph.D., U. of Hawaii
  • My research is to understand the biogeochemistry of the deep subseafloor crustal biosphere.
  • hueiting@hawaii.edu

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John Smith

Assoc. Specialist; Science Program Director for HURL

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Judith Wells

Assist. Researcher
  • Ph.D., WHOI-MIT
  • Ocean mixing processes, topographic effects, coastal circulation.
  • wellsjr@hawaii.edu

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Administrative Support

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Kathy Kozuma

Institutional Support

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Graduate Students

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Sara Coffey

Graduate Student
  • B.S., Science of Earth Systems & Env. Engineering, Cornell University
  • Specialty:
  • coffeys@hawaii.edu

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Patrick Drupp

Graduate Student
  • B.S., Biophysics, Clemson University
  • Specialty: Primary production and phytoplankton community structure in a subtropical reef environment
  • drupp@hawaii.edu

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Kristen Fogaren

Graduate Student

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Danielle Hull

Graduate Student

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Nemanja Komar

Graduate Student

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Jonathan Sharp

Graduate Student

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Joy (Leilei) Shih

Graduate Student

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Rebecca Simpson

Graduate Student

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Gerarda Terlouw

Graduate Student
  • B.S., Psychology, Univeristy of Amsterdamn; M.S., Chemistry VU University of Amsterdamn
  • Specialty:
  • gterlouw@hawaii.edu

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Robert Thompson

Graduate Student

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Gabrielle Weiss

Graduate Student
  • B.S., Marine Science, University of California, Berkley
  • Specialty:
  • gweiss@hawaii.edu

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