Practicum 2012-2013

The following are the final reports prepared by IoES students for the 2012-2013 Practicum.

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Performance of a Freeway Underpass as a Regional Wildland Linkage for Mammals

Students: Lindsay Almaleh, Brittany Chetty, Kathryn Francis, Ching-Sheng Huang, Brooke Pickett, Mike Wright

Client: Dr. Erin Boydston, USGS

Advisor: Dr. Travis Longcore

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An Assessment of Endangered, Threatened, and Species of Special Concern in the University of California Natural Reserve System

Students: Jasneet Colon, Mario Bains, Maxwell Montrose, Vanessa Reyes, Warren Tan, Rachel Thompson, Janet Vu

Client: The University of California's Natural Reserve System

Advisor: Dr. Brad Shaffer

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Mass Quantification of PCE in Los Angeles Groundwater from the GeoTracker Database

Students: Samantha Burke, Grace Chu, Johanna Heyer, Janna Lee, Xina Tang, Tiffany Tran, Lawrence Zhang

Client: Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board

Advisor: Travis Brooks

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Amphibians and Water Quality: Assessing Water Quality Impacts on Aquatic Amphibians in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreational Area

Students: Ada Chan, Suzanna Clark, Alyssa Duran, Dadiva Garth, Candace Lee, Carolina Mendoza, Noor Teebi

Client: National Park Service

Advisor: Dr. Felicia Federico

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Management Vision for Elephant Hill

Students: Austin Arruda, Allison Cardoso, Emily Foster, Tarn Johnson, Crystal Lee, Adam Rabb

Client: Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority

Advisor: Travis Brooks

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The Growing Experience: Environmental and Dietary Effects of Urban Agriculture at the Carmelitos Housing Project, North Long Beach

Students: Jessica Ban, Heather Burdick, Jessica Canet, Dominic Nguyen, Thanh Nguyen, Samuel Ramos- Perlberg, and Chun Kit Tam

Client: The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles

Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Abrams-Rich

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Hermosa Beach Carbon Neutral Scoping Plan

Students: Lauren Dickinson, Jessie Fan, Vanessa Goh, Amanda Maki, Sara Savarani, Tasnuva Shabnoor and Dana Trans

Client: City of Hermosa Beach

Advisor: Juan Matute

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Los Angeles County and Orange County Beach Water Quality: A Re-Evaluation of the 3-Day Rule

Students: Marlene Alvarado, Kymberly Alvarez, Mitchelle Anderson, Alexis Arnold, Serena Lomonico, Joel Slater, Lily Tsukayama

Client: Heal the Bay

Advisor: Dr. Mark Gold

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Building For A Greener Future

Students: Albert Park, Cassandra Trickett, Dane Worley, Jamie Tian, Julie Kelleher, Riley Cutner, and Tinny Cheung

Client: Gensler

Advisor: Dr. Deepak Rajagopal

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Development of Citizen Science Protocols to Measure Sound and Light Levels for Bird Ecology

Students: Tatiana Briones, Wendy Chao, Joshua Cox, Thomas Lau, Alizah Mooman, Amy Sen, Isabel Sepkowitz

Client: Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Advisor: Dr. Travis Longcore

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