Joseph J Kennedy


Joseph Kennedy’s investigations include:


MS, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2016

BS, Global Environmental Science, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2011

Professional Experience

Hydrologist, USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, 2016‒present

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2013‒2016


Dulai, H., Kamenik, J., Waters, C.A., Kennedy, J., Babinec, J., Jolly, J., and Williamson, M., 2015, Autonomous long-term gamma-spectrometric monitoring of submarine groundwater discharge trends in Hawaii: Journal of Radioanalytic and Nuclear Chemistry, p. 1-6.

Johnson, A.G. and Kennedy, J.J., 2018, Summary of dissolved pesticide concentrations in discrete surface-water samples collected on the islands of Kauaʻi and Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi, November 2016–April 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release,

Technical Skill

Collect and process thermal imagery from unmanned aerial vehicles for coastal groundwater discharge analysis.