2015 Gallery

International Training Program


The 2015 International Course was a tremendous success! This was one of our best years ever, with a wonderful group from Indonesia, Philippines, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. See dozens of photos on the 2015 Smug site!

International 2015


Culture Day

Drill core visit

Cave Above: the group explores a section of a centuries-old lava tube.

Drone Angie Diefenbach of CVO watches Sebastian Garcia (Argentina) use a drone to practice photogrammetry on the lawn of UH Hilo.

Keith Horton Keith Horton (beard) and CSAV International participants collect data on sulfur emissions outside of HVO in a training exercise.

BattagliaMaurizio Battaglia teaches modeling of deformation data in the UH Hilo Spatial Data Analysis & Visualization Lab.

NaPuaDuring a session on Hawaiian culture, CSAV International participants learn the words to a chant, from Na Pua Noeau students.


SandAfter working hard all week in class and field, the CSAV students take a well-deserved break and visit Green Sand Beach for swimming and fun in the sand.