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In this episode. we visit the SOEST open house to learn about earthquakes, volcanoes, waves, and the sounds of the sea. Meet Garret Apuzen-Ito, Ph.D. and Jonathan Weiss to learn about eathquakes, geophones, and seismic activity. Talk with Jared Marske Ph.D. to learn aobout volcanos and vulcanology. Then, explore a wave tank and learn about coastal erosion, sediment transport, Bernoilli Principle with Geno Pawlak, Ph.D. Our last stop is the sound lab, where Tom Fedenczuk, Ph.D. shows us how researchers study underwater sound and pressure waves using underwater hydrophones.

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Note: Jump to 11 minutes 30 seconds to learn about the wave tank.

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawaii, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.