CSEF Category Awards: 2018
Environmental Science

Senior Division


Awards Ceremony photo to come

S1209 — First Place
Tai L. Michaels, Grade 11
Effects of Short Fire Return Intervals on Chaparral Ecosystems
Advisor: Dr. Justin Valliere
School: North Hollywood Senior High School, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County
S1210 — Second Place
Austin L. Nash, Grade 12
Mammalian Behavioral Ecology in Southern California Habitat Fragments
Advisor: Ms. Julie Munoz
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
S1213 — Third Place
Perrin J.G. Turney, Grade 12
Effects of Acidification on Freshwater Microorganisms: A 4 Year Study of Components of Climate Change on Microorganisms
Advisor: Mrs. Greta Turney
School: Six Rivers Charter High School, Arcata, Humboldt County
S1207 — Fourth Place
Yoonji A. Kwon, Grade 10
The Effects of Different Micro-Environments and Activities on Personal Exposure to Black Carbon
Advisor: Dr. Jaymin Kwon
School: Clovis North High School, Fresno, Fresno County
S1211 — Honorable Mention
Nina A. Patel, Grade 11
Parasite Contamination of Soil from Community Gardens and Playgrounds Associated with Free-roaming Cats
Advisor: Mr. Jason Maas-Baldwin
School: Carmel High School, Carmel, Monterey County
S1212 — Honorable Mention
Visala R. Tallavarjula, Grade 11
Irrigation Water Usage Efficiency Improvement by Modification of Root Zone Soil Properties Using Carbon Sequestration
Advisor: Dr. Fred Barez
School: Wilcox (Adrian C.) High School, Santa Clara, Santa Clara County

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