ESYS Senior Projects 2014-2015

Organization Topic Site Supervisor Faculty Mentor
Noble Environmental Technologies Research, testing and development on ECOR Robert Mellott Lihini Aluwihare
UC San Diego - Shurin Lab Interactions between algae and fungal pathogens Jonathan Shurin Jonathan Shurin
Transportation Services; Commute Solutions Alternative transportation as a method of reducing emissions for UCSD Curt Lutz Sarah Gille
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Ohman Lab Euphausiid net avoidance Catherine Nickels Mark Ohman
Nautilus Environmental Project Assistant in Environmental Toxicology lab testing Beverly Geiszier Ron Burton
Cabrillo National Monument National Park Service, Introduction to park resources and operations Emily Floyd Geoff Cook
California Wolf Center Wolf enrichment at California Wolf Center Erin Hunt Jonathan Shurin
San Diego Coastkeeper Environmental Education Intern Kristin Kuhn Eric Allen
American Integrated Services, Inc. Environmental Remediation of DCB's, Heavy Metals, Asbestors Carlos Pelayo Mark Jacobsen
San Diego Resource Management Association / Zero Waste San Diego Achieving 80%+ diversion at EarthFair Richard Anthony Mark Jacobsen
Lakeside River Park Conservancy Effects of sand mining on Lakeside River Park Robin Rierdan Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell
Solana Center for Environmental Intervention Esl & Solana Center Recycling Project Tricia Pogue Heather Henter
Kasai Consulting Kasai Environmental, Health, and Safety Internship David Burcin Geoff Cook
Solana Center for Environmental Intervention ESL Soccer Recycling Project and Environmental Education Diane Hazard Meg Eckles
UCSD - Environment, Health & Safety Industrial user discharge permit with the City of San Diego Valerie Fanning Robert Pomeroy
UC San Diego Physical and Community Planning Bicycle and Pedestrian improvements on campus Todd Pitman Kathy Garcia
DOI - Office of Surface Mining Reclamation & Enforcement (UCDC) Surface mining/SMCRA and its effects on environmental justice issues in West Virginia Peter Mali  
California State Parks - Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve Recording the Health of Torrey Pine Trees within Torrey Pines SNR Kyle Knox Heather Henter
San Diego Coastkeeper San Diego Bay Debris Study Kristin Kuhn Dimitri Deheyn
UC San Diego Student Sustainability Collective Director of Finance for the Green Initiative Fund Sara McKinstry Mark Jacobsen
Green Restaurant Association Invasive Species as Food Becky Malamut Elsa Cleland
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Sustainability Assesment & Action Plan for Birch Aquarium at Scripps Krista Mays Cheryl Peach
San Diego River Park Foundation Ecosystem productivity along the San Diego River watershed Shannon Quigley-Raymond Jonathan Shurin
CalIT 2, Social Computing for Sustainability Effects of regulatory and market forces on corporate sustainability Angela Chen Jonathan Shurin
UC San Diego - Mayfield Lab Algae Protein Analysis Melissa Scranton Stephen Mayfield
Clean Harbors, San Diego Branch Community cleanup, hazmat, pickups, and lab packs Timothy lee Eric Allen
Ocean Discovery Institute School-based Initiative Internship Rochelle Mothokakobo Jonathan Shurin
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Deheyn Lab Adhesion of pollen and fungal spores Maryann Hawke Dimitri Deheyn
UC San Diego School for International Relation and Pacific Studies Sustainable Farming: Ecosystem Services Valuation Analysis on California's Organic and Conventional Farming System Jennifer Burney Jennifer Burney
Scripps Institution of Oceanography - Sandin Lab Data imaging space use patterns on coral reefs: An application of photo mosaic technology Clinton Edwards Stuart Sandin
UC San Diego, EH & S Environmental Affairs Div Calculating GHG in the construction of a LEED building (MESOM) Julie Hampel Jan Kleissl
Ocean Discovery Institute Watershed Avengers Assistant Coordinator Carla Pisbe Geoff Cook
Global Energy Network Institute (GENI) Development of 100% Renewable Energies in Vietnam Peter Meisen Stephen Mayfield
Global TIES, Jacobs School of Engineering SISTERS (Sustaining Interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Research in Society) Mandy Bratton PhD Jan Kleissl
UC San Diego - Kurle Lab Stable isotope analysis of long-term zooplankton & sea turtle data sets Carolyn Kurle Carolyn Kurle
City of San Diego Solid Waste LEA Management Intern - City of San Diego Solid Waste Local Enforcement Agency Daron Warkentin and Christina Buchanan Amro Hamdoun
City of Encinitas City of Encinitas Clean Water Program Mayela Manasjan Geoff Cook
City of San Diego Parks and Recreation, Open Space Division GIS / Biological Monitoring Intern Kimberly Roeland Lisa Tauxe
UC San Diego, Biocircuits Institute Mechanisms of learning in the Argentine ant Dr. Noa Pinter-Wollman Jane Teranes
UCSD Dept of Pharmacology Impact of triclosan on various tissues in mice Mei-Fei Yueh Robert Tukey
The Alternative Consumer Study of Sustainable Ecofriendly Consumerism Maureen O'Connor Amro Hamdoun
American Council on Renewable Energy UCDC -Renewable Energy Alla Lipsky Amy Bridges
J. Craig Venter Institute Examination of Bacteria/Phytoplankton interations Rachel Diner Andrew Allen
California Dept of Fish & Wildlife Drought monitoring of rainbow trout populations of Southern California Russell Barabe Eric Allen
UCSD - Environment, Health & Safety GIS Intergration for UCSD Stormwater Program Kimberly O'Connell Geoff Cook
Cabrillo National Monument Human visitation impact on the rocky intertidal Tavio Del Rio Carolyn Kurle
1 to 1 Movement 1 to 1 Movement: Curriculum development and implementation Jonathan Zaidman Eric Allen
Zero Waste San Diego Zero Waste Manager Curriculum Laura Anthony John Hildebrand
California Trout, South Coast Steelhead Coalition Protocol Development for Improved Trout Population Surveys by underwater videograhy Sandra Jacobsen Jane Teranes