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Clay Trauernicht

Dr. Clay Trauernicht Assistant Specialist

Wildfire Management Extension

Office: Sherman 239
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Phone: (808) 956-6875

Mobile: (808) 546-9559

Fax: (808) 956-6539


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BSc Biology, University of Denver
MSc Botany, University of Hawaii
PhD Plant Science, University of Tasmania

Research/Extension Interests

  • Fire ecology of tropical savanna/forest mosaics
  • Pre-fire mitigation and post-fire response on Pacific islands
  • Knowledge exchange among firefighters, natural resource managers and researchers
  • Development of tools for wildfire prediction and suppression
  • Human dimensions of resource management

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management

1910 East-West Road

Sherman 101

Honolulu, HI 96822

Phone: (808) 956-7530

Fax: (808) 956-6539


Department Chair

Dr. Catherine Chan

Graduate Chair

Dr. Tomoaki Miura

Undergraduate Chair

Dr. Travis Idol