Scot K Izuka

Biography

Scot Izuka has been a hydrologist with the USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center since 1989 and has conducted water-resources studies in Hawai‘i, American Samoa, and Micronesia. Most of his work is in island groundwater and surface-water hydrology, but he also has published research in geomorphology, climate, sedimentology, stratigraphy, geochemistry, geochronology, paleontology, and paleogeography. Scot is currently the project lead for the Hawai‘i Volcanic Aquifer Study, one of several regional groundwater-availability assessments being conducted by the USGS Water Availability and Use Science Program.

 

Education

PhD, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 1988

MS, Geology, University of Kansas, 1983

BS, Geology and Geophysics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 1981

 

Professional Experience

Hydrologist, USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Honolulu, Hawai‘i, 1989–present

Lecturer, Department of Math and Science, Kapi‘olani Community College, University of Hawai‘i, 1988–1991