Phil Thompson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Oceanography at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and Director of the University of Hawaii Sea level Center. He also serves as the principal investigator for research projects funded by USGS, NOAA, and NASA focused on understanding decadal climate variability, future tidal flooding, and the interaction of sea level and waves in the nearshore environment. An emerging theme in his work is the co-production of research that facilitates science-based coastal management and tools that support effective science communication.
Role: Director, University of Hawaii Sea Level Center
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