|Name of Principal Investigator|
|Title of Principal Investigator|
|Institute for Astronomy|
|Location of Research|
|When will research take place?|
|Historical texts about ice and snow in Hawaii|
|Early expeditioners reported perennial snow on Mauna Kea and abundant ice on Mauna Loa. Today, conditions on both summits are drier. The changes may represent a systematic shift in climate since the end of the Little Ice Age. A thorough survey of historical texts may reveal the state of snow and ice on Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa in the 18th and 19th century.
|obtain, read, and study historical texts
|Benefits to Student|
|ideal for senior thesis;
potential contribution to climate science and authorship on publication
no course prerequisites
|send CV including GPA, high school graduation date, expected UH graduation date, major, prior research experience (if any), and career goals.