Funded Research Projects


(I) Project Title: Water Budget and Pathogen Dynamics in He’eia Fishpond During Restoration

Project Period: 2/2017 - 12/2017

Funding Agency: Hawaii Sea Grant

Principal Investigators: PI Margaret McManus, Co-PI Rosie Alegado

(II) Project TItle: PAGE: Halau Ola Honua “Our living world, living laboratory”

Project Period: 10/2016-9/2021

Funding Agency: National Science Foundation

Principal Investigators: PI Ardis Eschenberg and Flyod McCoy (UHWCC), James Dire and Stephen Taylor (UHKCC), Mike Guidry and Margaret McManus (UHM), Michael Ferguson and Marcia Roberts-Deutsch (UH HCC)


(III) Project Title: The Alliance For Coastal Technologies (ACT)

Project Period: 06/2016-05/2021

Funding Agency: NOAA

Principal Investigators: PI Tamburri (CBL/UMCES), Co-PIs Johengen (UM/GLOS), Smith (MLML), McManus. Affiliate Investigators Stauffer (ULL), Morrison (NERACOOS), Pellerin (USGS), Kudela (UCSC), Davis (NOAA GLER)


(IV) Project Title: FISH FLOW: Following Kane’ohe Bay fish from spawning to supper

Project Period: 01/2015 - 12/2017

Funding Agency: Harold K. L. Castle Foundation

Principal Investigators: PI Mark Hixon, Co-PIs: Brian Bowen, Megan Donahue, Erik Franklin, Stephen Karl, Margaret McManus, Brian Powell, Robert Toonen (all UH)

(V) Project Title: Developing the Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS)

Director PacIOOS Wave Buoy Group

Director PacIOOS Near Shore Sensor Group

Project Period: 06/2002 – 05/2021

Funding Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, IOOS Program Office

Principal Investigators: PI Chris Ostrander (UH). Co-PIs Jason Adolf (UH Hilo), Glenn Carter, Yi-Leng Chen, Eric DeCarlo, Simon Ellis (MERIP), Kwok Fai Cheung, Pierre Flament, Doug Luther, Margaret McManus, Mark Merrifield, James Potemra, Brian Powell (all UH unless otherwise noted)

(VI) Project Title: Sea Water Air Conditioning (SWAC)

Project Period: 10/2013 - 09/2018

Principal Investigators: PI Margaret McManus

(VII) Project Title: Subtask 6.2 Ocean Modeling

Project Period: 7/2016 - 6/2021

Principal Investigators: Co-PIs Margaret McManus, Brian Powell

(VIII) Project: Enabling real-time predictive modeling of microbial pathogen risk along the Honolulu shoreline.

Project Period: 2/2018-1/2020

Principal Investigators: Co-PIs Craig Nelson, Anna Neuheimer, Grieg Steward, Margaret McManus

(IX) Project Title: Surface Lines in Coastal Kona Study (SLICKS)

Project Period: 8/2016 - 8/2018

Investigators: Jamison Gove, Jeff Polovina, Don Kobayashi (all NOAA), Margaret McManus, Anna Neuheimer (UH), Katharine Smith, Jonathan Whitney (both UH/JIMAR/NOAA)