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Feb. 2004, Vol. 29 No. 1
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Published February 2004

Where in the World are UH Faculty?

From east to west and pole to pole

Click a region to view a sampling of recent faculty endeavors.

North America

Dutch Harbor, Alaska Meteorologist Steven Businger and Manoa colleagues including Ed Treiber, study thunderstorm over the Pacific Ocean via a lightning detection network.

Meteorologist Ed Treiber

Ed Treiber in Alaska

Gulf of Alaska Geophysicist Brian Taylor leads School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology cruises to conduct ship-board oceanographic and tsunami research.

Puget Sound, Washington Manoa ocean engineer Geno Pawlak conducted field experiments on the formation and evolution of tidal headland eddies, which will help determine dispersal of pollutants and biota.

Liberty, Missouri Hilo economist David Hammes traced the economic impact of the James Gang’s first bank robbery (the first daylight bank robbery in the U.S.), which resulted in the closing of one of the town’s two banks.

Ohio Jean Johnson, of Manoa’s Center on Disability Studies, is developing a protocol for identifying hearing loss in infants in a project that also takes her to Kansas, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island and Florida.

Washington, D.C. Manoa Professor of English Valerie Wayne uses Folger Shakespeare Library resources to prepare an edition of the bard’s Cymbeline for publication.

Florida Hilo Librarian Linda Marie Golian-Lui examines learning style differences in providing library services.

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