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Robert  Wright Faculty

Robert Wright
Associate Director of HIGP

Ph.D., The Open University, UK, 1999

Email: wright@higp.hawaii.edu
Office: POST 526A
Phone Number: (808) 956-9194
Fax Number: (808) 956-6322

University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Hawai'i Institute of Geophysics and Planetology
1680 East-West Road, POST 602
Honolulu, HI 96822

Research Interests:
Remote sensing of volcanoes

  • Hyperspectral temperature retrievals for active lava flows, domes and lakes.
  • Low temperature thermal precursors to large basaltic eruptions.
  • Operational thermal volcano monitoring using MODIS (http://modis.higp.hawaii.edu).
  • Statistical analysis of low spatial resolution satellite data for volcano surveillance.
  • Field-based temperature measurements of active lava flows.
  • HawaiiView, Satellite Remote Sensing Data and Images.

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Publications Link:  http://www.higp.hawaii.edu/~wright/pubs.html

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