CSSF Project Listings: 2014
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Senior Division

S0801 — Fourth Place
Natalie R. Gallagher, Grade 11
Connor B. Lydon, Grade 11
Secret of San Lorenzo Valley's Atmosphere: Vertical Meteorological Measurements Part 2
Advisor: Mr. Ned Hearn
School: San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, Santa Cruz County
Megan K. Hullander, Grade 10
Emily M. Imperato, Grade 10
Beach Changes During a Period of Low Waves and High Tides
Advisor: Dr. Douglas Imperato
School: San Marcos Senior High School, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County
Kerris L. Lassley, Grade 9
Which Household Substance Will Increase the Ice Nucleation Process of Dew on Oranges? Year 2 Study
Advisor: Mr. Davin Alto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
Nicole S. Matthias, Grade 10
Rhiannon A. Russell, Grade 10
Is the Soil Stable?
Advisor: Mr. Samuel Yoon
School: Ridgeview High School, Bakersfield, Kern County
S0805 — Second Place
Karen V. Pham, Grade 10
The Effect of Hurricanes and Tropical Storms on Hypoxic Zones: A Seven-Year Study in the Gulf of Mexico
Advisor: Mr. Paul Hunt
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Christopher A. Powers, Grade 11
Investigating Vegetation as a Natural Barrier to Reduce Tsunami Power
Advisor: Mr. Jeffrey Powers
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Ken K. Ross, Grade 10
The Effects of Bulk Density, Porosity, and Permeability of Land on Liquefaction, Year 2: Mitigation
Advisor: Mrs. Debra Lewis
School: Desert High School, Edwards, Kern County
S0808 — Third Place
Grace Xu, Grade 11
Where's My Water? The Effect of Contaminants and Organic Compounds in Various Soil Textures on Soil Water Retention
Advisor: Mr. David Knight
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0809 — First Place
Brian Zhang, Grade 10
Developing a Self Sufficient Estuary Mesocosm
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estates, Los Angeles County
Emily B. Hughes, Grade 10
Extreme Fossil Snails: A Question of Survival
Advisor: Mr. Gregory Aniol
School: Polytechnic High School, Riverside, Riverside County

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