‘Ike Wai Presentations & Publications

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Fillinger, Shelby, 2019. Spatially Analyzing Groundwater Flow Paths within the Pearl Harbor Aquifer of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi, using 2000-2002 Pineapple Agrochemical Data. Master of Science Thesis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa.

Conference Presentations

Conference Poster Theodore Brennis Nicole LautzeDiamond K. Tachera, Nicole C. Lautze, Henrietta Dulai, Christopher Shuler, and Donald M. Thomas, 2020. Identifying Water Sources and Reassessing Aquifer Boundaries in West Hawaiʻi, USA. Goldschmidt 2020, Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry, Honolulu, HI.

Brytne Okuhata, Aly El-Kadi, Henrietta Dulai, Jonghyun Lee, and Donald M. Thomas, 2020. Assessment of Groundwater Ages Using Radiocarbon and Chlorofluorocarbons in West Hawai’i Aquifer Systems. Goldschmidt 2020, Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry, Honolulu, HI.

Theodore Brennis and Nicole C. Lautze, 2019. “Analysis of Stable Isotopes in Rainwater to Understand Groundwater Recharge and Flow-paths within the Pearl Harbor Aquifer, Oahu.” Poster session, Watersmart Innovations Conference & Explosition, Las Vegas, NV.

Nicole C. Lautze, Diamond K. Tachera, Honour Booth, Colin M. Ferguson, and Donald M. Thomas, 2019. What Is Known and Unknown About Hawaii’s Ocean Island Hydrology. Abstracts with Programs, GSA Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Portland, OR, May 2019, v. 51, no. 4, paper no. 12-3, doi: 10.1130/abs/2019CD-329765.

Shelby Fillinger and Nicole C. Lautze, 2019. Inferring Groundwater Flow Paths for Pearl Harbor Aquifer of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i, based on Historical Chemical Data. 2019 Pacific Water Conference, Hawaii Section, American Water Works Association, Honolulu, HI, February 2019. Won second place in the student poster contest.

Honour Booth, Diamond K. Tachera, and Nicole C. Lautze, 2018. Hele Ka Ua Mai Ka ʻAoʻao ʻO… Using isotope concentrations to compare precipitation from Kona and Koʻolau directions, ʻIke Wai Undergraduate Symposium, Honolulu, HI, May 2018.

Diamond K. Tachera and Nicole C. Lautze, 2017. Integrating Precipitation and Groundwater Chemistry to Interpret Groundwater Flow in the Hawaiian Islands, Hydrogeology of Island Environments in a Changing Climate (Posters), GSA Annual Meeting, Geological Society of America, Seattle, WA, Oct. 25, 2017, Vol. 49, No. 6. doi: 10.1130/abs/2017AM-300369).

2019 Fillinger, Shelby PosterDiamond K. Tachera and Nicole C. Lautze, 2017. A Hydrogeochemical Investigation of Hawaii’s Groundwater Resources through the ʻIke Wai Project. Abstracts with Programs, Cordilleran Section – 113th Annual Meeting – 2017, Geological Society of America, Honolulu, HI, May 25, 2017, Vol. 49, No. 4, doi: 10.1130/abs/2017CD-292432.

Nicole C. Lautze, 2016. Introducing Two Projects Focused on Groundwater in Hawaii. Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG), AEG 2016 Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, HI.

Donald M. Thomas, Erin Wallin, Nicole C. Lautze, Eric Haskins, and Robert Whittier, 2015. Merging the Data Needs of the State Agencies with those of the Scientific Community – A Proposal for a Collaborative Resource (Re-)Analysis. 3rd Annual Joint Government Water Conference, Safe Drinking Water Branch, Department of Health, State of Hawaii, Kona and Honolulu, August 2015.

Donald M. Thomas, Nicole C. Lautze, and Erin Wallin, 2015. EPSCoR: A Proposal for a Collaborative Resource (Re-)Analysis – Geophysics. 3rd Annual Joint Government Water Conference, Safe Drinking Water Branch, Department of Health, State of Hawaii, Kona and Honolulu, August 2015.

Meeting Presentations

Theodore Brennis and Nicole C. Lautze, 2019. Ike Wai: Aligning Science, Education, and Community to Ensure Hawaii’s Water Future. Koolau Mountain Watershed Partnership. October 14, 2019.

Nicole C. Lautze, 2018. Ike Wai (EPSCoR) Project Update. Commission on Water Resource Management. May 15, 2018.

Diamond K. Tachera and Nicole C. Lautze, 2018. Ike Wai: Utilizing Hydrogeochemistry to Identify Source of Groundwater. Office of Mauna Kea Management Environment Committee. March 12, 2018.

Diamond K. Tachera and Nicole C. Lautze, 2018. Ike Wai: Aligning Science, Education, and Community to Ensure Hawaii’s Water Future. Hawaii Volcanoes Observatory. March 12, 2018.

Diamond K. Tachera and Nicole C. Lautze, 2017. A Hydrogeochemical Investigation of Groundwater Resources: the Ike Wai Project. Hawaii Ecosystems Meeting, University of Hawaii at Hilo, June 29, 2017.

Magazine Article

Diamond K. Tachera, 2017. Love of the Land. Four Seasons Magazine.

News Releases

Alice Kim, 2019. Record-breaking survey investigates Alaskan ocean trench. Hawaii EPSCoR and University of Hawaii News.

Alice Kim, 2019. Sumida Farm, UH researchers collaborate on water sustainability. University of Hawaii News.

These publications and presentations do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF). ‘Ike Wai is an NSF Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) funded project (award #1557349).

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