Watershed Management Experiential Learning for USDA Careers Student Reports

USDA NIFA AWARD No. 2011-38422-31204

Award Title: Watershed Management Experiential Learning for USDA Careers
Lead Agency: Cal State San Bernardino University Enterprises Corporation (FF20717)
Award Period: 09/01/11-08/31/15

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Watershed Management Interns’ Final Deliverables

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Student and Major CSU Campus Project Title Deliverables
Emmanuel Garcia
Geology
Bakersfield Determination of Tulare Lake, CA Late Pleistocene and Holoscene Lake Level History Through Geochemical Analysis Emmanuel Garcia Final Report
Kelsey Padilla
Geology
Bakersfield CSUB Sierra River Discharge Record Kelsey Padilla Final Report 1
Kelsey Padilla Final Report 2Kelsey Padilla Final Report 3
Logan Prosser
Geology
Bakersfield Determination of Tulare Lake, CA Late Pleistocene and Holocene Lake Level History Through Total Inorganic Carbon AnalysisDetermination of Tulare Lake, CA Late Pleistocene and Holoscene Lake Level History Through Geochemical and Sediment Analysis Logan Prosser Final Report 1Logan Prosser Final Report 2
Cristina Rivas
Geology
Bakersfield CSUB San Joaquin Valley Paleoriver Discharge Record Cristina Rivas Final Report
James Wilson
Geology, Psychology
Bakersfield CSUB San Joaquin Valley Paleoriver Discharge Record: Grain-Size Proxy James Wilson Final Report 1
James Wilson Final Report 2
Mayra Navarro
Environmental Science and Resource Management
Channel Islands Ventura County Resource Conservation District Storm Water Quality Program and Mobile Irrigation Lab Mayra Navarro Final Report
Gloria Ramirez
Environmental Science
Channel Islands Wishtoyo Foundation’s Ventura Coastkeeper Program Internship Gloria Ramirez Final Report
Jason Martin
Earth Science
Dominguez Hills Field Analysis and Treatment of Invasive Plant Species in the Angeles National Forest, Southern California Jason Martin Final Report
Steffany Aguilar Loeb
Geology
Fresno Dinky Land Restoration Project Steffany Aguilar Loeb Final Report
Jaideep Chowdhury
Electrical Engineering
Fresno Soil Column Study with Polymer Gel Jaideep Chowdhury Final Report
My V Dang
Industrial Technology
Fresno Automation of Micro-met systems to evaluate crop evapotranspiration(ET) My V Dang Final Report
Debora De La Torre
Civil Engineering
Fresno Watershed Flow Frequencies Debora De La Torre Final Report
Francisco Diaz
Civil Engineering
Fresno TMF and Water Affordability Francisco Diaz Final Report
Luis Duran
Business, Finance Option
Fresno Tahoe National Forest Watershed Management Luis Duran Final Report
Matthew Garcia
Civil Engineering
Fresno Deer Creek-Santa Ana River Matthew Garcia Final Report
Walter Kyle Griffiths
Evolutionary Biology /Ecology
Fresno Predator Habitat Use in the San Joaquin River Walter Kyle Griffiths Final Report
Isaac Lee
Civil Engineering
Fresno Calibration of San Joaquin River Hydrologic Model& Optimization of Regional and Local Stormwater Management Systems Isaac Lee Final Report
Angela Moua
Industrial Technology
Fresno Hydrogel That Aids in Soil Water Retention Angela Moua Final Report
James Pearson
Biology
Fresno Mainstream Assessment of the San Joaquin River James Pearson Final Report
Joana Ramirez
Business Management
Fresno Environmental Education Joana Ramirez Final Report
Annabel Rodriguez
Plant Science
Fresno Develop and Grow Crops That Use Low Water, Improve Productivity, and Protect Water Quality in the Westside of Central California Annabel Rodriguez Final Report
Jose Gonzalez
Environmental Studies
Fullerton Effects on Watershed Function with Changes in Plant Functional Groups across Impaired Watershed on the Angeles National Forest Jose Gonzalez Final Report
Emily Nguyen WieberBiology Fullerton Effect of Water Replacement Rates and White Plastic on Pomegranate Orchard Physiology, Fruit Yield and Quality Emily Nguyen Wieber Final Report
Michael Becerra
Civil Engineering
Long Beach Influence of Nutrient Levels on Enterococcus spp.’s Growth at the Inner Cabrillo Beach Michael Becerra Final Report
Gina Oliver
Geology
Long Beach Measuring Fuel and Soil Moisture with Custom Data Loggers in the San Dimas Experimental Forest, California Gina Oliver Final Report
Cindy Castaneda
Biology
Los Angeles Landscape Genetic Analysis and Population Structure of Three Sympatric Amphibians in Managed Redwood Forest of Northwestern California Cindy Castaneda Final Report
Issac Gallegos
Civil Engineering
Los Angeles Research and Implement a Sustainable Green Architecture for Stormwater Management at CSU Los Angeles
Sk Asad Al Mamun
Environmental Science (Environmental Engineering option)
Los Angeles Nutrient Runoff and TDML in Santa Ana Watershed Sk Asad Al Mamun Final Report
Dennis Palacios
Geology
Los Angeles Special use Permits for the USDA Santa Barbara Forest Service Dennis Palacios Final Report
Jose RayaCivil Engineering Los Angeles The Effects of Flood Control Structures in the Upper Aroyo Seco Watershed Jose Raya Final Report
Scott Blanco
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Monitoring Seasonal Changes in Taxa and Toxicity of a Recurrent Cyanobacterial Bloom in Pinto Lake (Watsonville, CA)Thermocline Stability-Induced Control of a Freshwater Cyanobacterial Bloom: Hypereutrophic Mediterranean-Climate Pinto Lake (Watsonville, CA) Scott Blanco Final Report 1Scott Blanco Final Report 2
Brittani Bohlke
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Environmental Compliance Tasks and Management Plan Preparation for the Marina Coast Water District Brittani Bohlke Final Report
Cherie Crawford
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Applied science to inform conservation and restoration of a threatened habitat type; the salt marsh – upland ecotone Cherie Crawford Final Report
Patty Cubanski
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Stormwater Watershed Delineation, Analyses, and Regulatory Requirements; County of Monterey Patty Cubanski Final Report
Christina David
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Nitrate Removal, Flow Paths, and Nitrous Oxide Production in Two Denitrifying Woodchip Bioreactors: Mitigating Agricultural Nutrient Loads in the Salinas Valley, CAEvaluating a Proposed Farm Best Management Practice: Nitrous Oxide Emissions, In-Bed Nitrate and Carbon Monitoring, and Hydraulic Retention Times of Denitrifying Woodchip Bioreactors in Monterey County, California Christina David Final Report 1Christina David Final Report 2
Thomas ‘Evan’ DeLay
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Water Resources Assistant for Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Thomas DeLay Final Report
Dwayne Franco
Environmental Science Technology and Policy
Monterey Bay Forestry Aid Intern with the Agricultural Commissioners Office and California State Dwayne Franco Final Report
Megan GehrkeCoastal and Watershed Science and Policy Monterey Bay Water Quality Data Analysis and R Programming Internship Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc. Megan Gehrke Final Report
Eden Gonzalez
Biology
Monterey Bay Bimolecular Characterization of Agronomical Traits In Agricultural Crops Eden Gonzalez Final Report
Shaelyn Hession
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Aquatic Systems on the California Central Coast: A Pilot Study Shaelyn Hession Final Report
Shane Keefauver
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Carmel River Lagoon Water Augmentation Project Shane Keefauver Final Report
Laura Mercado
Science and Environmental Policy
Monterey Bay Applying a Multidisciplinary Approach to Create the First Annual Water Quality Report Card of Elkhorn Slough Estuary Laura Mercado Final Report
Gwen Miller
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Nitrate Removal in the Molera Road Treatment Wetland Gwen Miller Final Report
Colin Nicol
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Resource Improvement Projects to Benefit Species of Concern Colin Nicol Final Report
Kenneth Norberg
Biology
Monterey Bay Fisheries Aide for the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District Kenneth Norberg Final Report
Allison Nunes
Biology
Monterey Bay Land Management of the Santa Lucia Conservancy Allison Nunes Final Report
Daniel Ontiveros
Biology
Monterey Bay California Tiger Salamander Pond Sampling Daniel Ontiveros Final Report
Emily Paddock
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County: Conservation Incentives and Managed Aquifer Recharge in the Pajaro Watershed Emily Paddock Final Report
Pauline (Polly) Perkins
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay City of Pacific Grove Stormwater Management Internship Pauline (Polly) Perkins Final Report
Adriana Picazo
Biology
Monterey Bay The Monterey County Health Department, Drinking Water Protection Services (DWPS)
Kirk Post
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Environmental Impact Report and Necessary CEQA Documentation for the Salinas River Stream Maintenance Program: Monterey County Water Resources Agency Kirk Post Final Report
Julianne Rhodes
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Suitable Juvenile Steelhead Habitat in the Carmel River Lagoon Julianne Rhodes Final Report
Gilbert RomeroBiology Monterey Bay South Creek Watershed and Aquatic Habitat Analysis Gilbert Romero Final Report
Amber Schat
Coastal and Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Arana Gulch Watershed Assessment and Stormwater Program Implementation Amber Schat Final Report
Camille Sierra
Biology
Monterey Bay Hollister NRCS Field Office- Outreach and Education Program Camille Sierra Final Report
Lauren Sommers
Environmental Science, Technology, and Policy, and Mathematics
Monterey Bay Post Construction Stormwater Management Requirements for Development Projects and Recommendations for the City of Monterey Lauren Sommers Final Report
Aimee TeabyCoastal Watershed Science and Policy Monterey Bay A Hydrological-Ecosystem Model to Improve Water Resource Management for Yosemite National Park Aimee Teaby Final Report
John Urness
Coastal Watershed Science and Policy
Monterey Bay Pre-Fire Plan Mapping for the Communities of Palo Colorado and Bryson Hesperia and Fire Danger Rating Area Rezoning of the CAL FIRE San Benito-Monterey Unit of CAL FIRE John Urness Final Report
Aaron VargasEnvironmental Studies Monterey Bay South Creek Watershed and Aquatic Habitat Analysis Aaron Vargas Final Report
Sharon Yosanda De Leon
Geography
Northridge Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Sharon Yosanda De Leon Final Report
Christopher Diaz
Geography/GIS
Northridge Developing Landscape Profiles for Urban Watersheds
Marianne Jara
Geography
Northridge The Tijuana Historical Ecology Project Marianne Jara Final Report
Sean Leverance
Mechanical Engineering
Northridge Prototype of a Self-controlled, Self-actuated Surface Roughness Mechanism Sean Leverance Final Report
April Aquino
Animal Science
Cal Poly Pomona Watershed Restoration and Environmental Education April Aquino Final Report
Tiernan Doyle
Landscape Architecture
Cal Poly Pomona Angeles National Forest Invasive Plant Project Tiernan Doyle Final Report
Jazmin Gonzalez
Geology
Cal Poly Pomona Water Quality of the Thompson’s Creek Watershed Jazmin Gonzalez Final Report
Julieta Munoz
Plant Science
Cal Poly Pomona Special Water Uses: Los Prietos Ranger Station, Los Padres National Forest Service Julieta Munoz Final Report
Paula SotoGeology Cal Poly Pomona Discharge and Geochemical Characteristics of Evey Canyon and Icehouse Canyon Springs, San Gabriel Mountains, During Extended Drought Paula Soto Final Report
Carlos Almaguer
Computer Science/Computer Engineering
San Bernardino San Bernardino County Flood Control Aerial Photograph Project Carlos Almaguer Final Report
Victoria Banegas
Photography
San Bernardino Aerial Photography Project
Alejandro Bustamante
Biology
San Bernardino Homesteading the Expansion of the Western United States Bureau of Reclamation Managing Water in the West Alejandro Bustamante Final Report
Jordan FinnesethEnvironmental Health Science San Bernardino Removal of Arsenic from Water under Static-State Conditions Jordan Finneseth Final Report
Britanny Garcia
Health Sciences
San Bernardino San Bernardino County Flood Control Aerial Photograph Project Britanny Garcia Final Report
Sandra Jimenez
Criminal Justice & Psychology
San Bernardino Volfe Watershed Rainfall/Runoff in Southern California Sandra Jimenez Final Report
David Anthony
Hydrogeology
San Diego State Univ. Preliminary Evaluation of Watershed Disbursement in San Diego David Anthony Final Report
Kelsey BeyerEnvironmental Engineering & German San Diego State Univ. Influence of Capping Agents on Silver Nanoparticle (Ag-NP) Toxicity to Nitrifying BacteriaAnaerobic Digestion of FOG for Optimal Methane Production Kelsey Beyer Final Report 1Kelsey Beyer Final Report 2
Abigail Campos
Public Administration
San Diego State Univ. Watershed Management Internship Program Abigail Campos Final Report
Janie Duggan Lara
Public Administration
San Diego State Univ. USDA-FSA Emergency Assistance Program for Honey Bees and Livestock (ELAP) Jamie Duggan Lara Final Report
Luis De La Torre
Environmental Science
San Diego State Univ. Water Quality and Quantity During Low Flow in Urbanized Watersheds:  A Combined Fieldwork and Remote Sensing Application in San Diego Luis De La Torre Final Report
Issa El Haddad
Civil Engineering (with emphasis in Environmental Engineering and Water Resources)
San Diego State Univ. Investigating the Toxicity of Silver Ions to Chronically Exposed Nitrifying Bacteria Issa El Haddad Final Report
Elizabeth Fletes
Mathematics
San Diego State Univ. USDA/FSA Emergency Conservation Program (ECP) Project Elizabeth Fletes Final Report
Rachelle Huber
Environmental Engineering
San Diego State Univ. Anaerobic Treatment of Restaurant Waste and FOGs Rachelle Huber Final Report
Raymond Lee
Geography (Watershed Science)
San Diego State Univ. Thermal and Oxygen Dynamics in Four San Diego Drinking Water Reservoirs Raymond Lee Final Report
Tanisha Martin-Chiles
Geography, Sociology
San Diego State Univ. Natural Resource Conservation Service Watershed Management Internship Final Report Tanisha Martin-Chiles Final Report
Felipe Solorzano
Mathematics
San Diego State Univ. Imperial County Air Quality Felipe Solorzano Final Report
Elayna Flanders (Bryant)
Biology (concentration in Ecology)
San Marcos Characterization of Urban Runoff Treatment Ponds Within San Dieguito River Park Elayna Flanders (Bryant) Final Report
LaTeasha Edelman
Biology
San Marcos From Shrublands to Avocados: Effects of Land Use and Land Cover Change on Soil Carbon Storage and Fertility in Southern California LaTeasha Edelman Final Report
Zarela Guerrero
Biological Sciences
San Marcos From Shrublands to Croplands: Effects of Land Use and Land Cover Change on Soil Carbon Storage and Fertility in Southern California Zarela Guerrero Final Report
Shelley Lawrence
Biological Sciences
San Marcos Characterization of Urban Runoff Treatment Ponds Within San Dieguito River Park Shelley Lawrence Final Report 1
Shelley Lawrence Final Report 2
Juliana Aguilar
Geography
Stanislaus Tuolumne River Trust: “The Voice of the River” Juliana Aguilar Final Report
Joshua Buchanan
Geography
Stanislaus Geospatial Analysis of the Pattern of Floodplain, Geomorphology, Land Use, and Riparian Vegetation in the Tuolumne Watershed
Pedro Chacon
Geography
Stanislaus Tuolumne River Trust Outreach Pedro Chacon Final Report
Felicia Delatorre
Ecology and Sustainability-Conservation
Stanislaus Biodiversity, Abundance, and Breeding Success of Amphibians
in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Ponds
in San Joaquin and Stanislaus County
Felicia Delatorre Final Report
Aldo Garcia
Geography (with minor in Geology)
Stanislaus Geospatial Analysis of the Pattern of Floodplain, Geomorphology, Land Use, and Riparian Vegetation in the Tuolumne Watershed Aldo Garcia Final Report
Michael Machado
Geography (with minor in Geology)
Stanislaus Geospatial Analysis of the Pattern of Floodplain, Geomorphology, Land Use, and Riparian Vegetation in the Tuolumne Watershed Michael Machado Final Report
Oleta Piecuch
Geography
Stanislaus Geospatial Analysis of the Pattern of Floodplain, Geomorphology, Land Use, and Riparian Vegetation in the Tuolumne Watershed Oleta Piecuch Final Report
Katrina Quadra
Geography
Stanislaus Tuolumne River Trust Watershed Internship Katrina Quadra Final Report
Dominic WalkerEnvironmental Science Stanislaus Water Quality in the Lower Tuolumne River Watershed, 2011-2014 Dominic Walker Final Report

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