Hawaii Ocean Time-series (HOT)
in the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawai'i

Research Components


The Hawaii Ocean Time-series (HOT) Program consists of several research components lead by scientists at the University of Hawaii at Manoa (Table below). The Hydrographic (P.O.) and Biogeochemistry & ecology components are fully integrated operationally and are both involved in all aspects of planning and execution of HOT Program objectives.


Scientists Project role
Robert R. Bidigare (co-PI) Biogeochemistry & ecology component
John Dore (collaborator) Inorganic carbon
David M. Karl (lead-PI) Biogeochemistry & ecology component
Michael Landry (collaborator) Zooplankton and plankton community structure
Ricardo Letelier (collaborator) Inherent optical properties and satellite remote sensing
Roger B. Lukas (co-PI) Physical Oceanography Component
Robert Weller & Al Plueddmann (collaborator) WHOTS (full ocean depth) mooring