CSSF Project Listings: 2007
Earth & Planetary Sciences

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

S0701 — Honorable Mention
Hassan Ahmed, Grade 11 portrait
Permanent Uplift of the Mentawai Islands and the Megathrust Earthquake Cycle
Advisor: Mr. Richard Briggs
School: Alhambra High School, Alhambra, Los Angeles County
Courtney L. Berg, Grade 11 portrait
Jessica R. Blaugrund, Grade 11 portrait
Water Pollution Levels at Our Local Beaches
Advisor: Ms. Karen Reynosa
School: Ventura High School, Ventura, Ventura County
S0703 — Second Place
Tierney R. Burke, Grade 12 portrait
Shear Wave Velocity Determined by Refraction Microtremor Surveys in the Oxnard Plain to Assess Earthquake Risk
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Caitlyn E. Christensen, Grade 11 portrait
Adam P. Fedak, Grade 11 portrait
Water Monitoring of Boulder Creek
Advisor: Mrs. Jane Orbuch
School: San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, Santa Cruz County
S0705 — Third Place
Samuel J. Coleman, Grade 12 portrait
Rethinking the Origins of Aplite Dikes within the Half Dome Granodiorite Using Initial Strontium and Lead Ratios
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Troy High School, Fullerton, Orange County
Terik Daly, Grade 12 portrait
Chemical Aspects of the Impact Process
Advisor: Mrs. Carol Evancs
School: Oak Grove High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Kai Harper, Grade 9 portrait
Chris E. Vita, Grade 9 portrait
Sods: The Real Killer
Advisor: <none acknowledged>, Mr. Colin Matheson
School: Carmel High School, Carmel, Monterey County
Magnus A. Haw, Grade 11 portrait
A Warming Earth: From the Chemistry of a Bench Experiment to Rigorous Statistical Analyses
Advisor: Ms. Laura Berger
School: Flintridge Preparatory School, La Canada Flintridge, Los Angeles County
Annemarie R. Kelleghan, Grade 9 portrait
The Ballona Project: A Multi-Year Analysis of Ballona Creek Water
Advisor: Ms. Karalyn Ramon
School: Notre Dame Academy Girls' High, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Travis J. Killmer, Grade 12 portrait
Arsenic in Sherwood Valley Aquifers
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Willits Charter School, Willits, Mendocino County
Rebecca J. Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Beach Pollution in Southern California II: Time and Space Variation of Fecal Indicator Bacteria Concentration
Advisor: Ms. Lisa Fox
School: Northwood High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0712 — Honorable Mention
Christopher Lopez, Grade 11 portrait
How Does Water Quality from Sub-watersheds Affect the Compton Creek Environment?
Advisor: Ms. Deanna Kuper
School: King-Drew Medical Magnet High School, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
Aidan D. McCarthy, Grade 10 portrait
Eutrophication and Industrial Effluents: The Contamination of Earth's Most Precious Natural Resource
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: Arlington High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Lora J. Roame, Grade 9 portrait
How Do Gas Stations Affect the Environment?
Advisor: Mrs. Jeni Williams
School: Rubidoux High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S0715 — Fourth Place
Christopher A. Souvey, Grade 10 portrait
Micah Wylde, Grade 11 portrait
Heating the Rings: The Thermodynamics of the Rings of Saturn
Advisor: Ms. Lise Whitfield
School: Kirby (Georgiana Bruce) Preparatory High Sch, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County
S0716 — First Place
Samuel C. Spevack, Grade 11 portrait
Seismic and Petrographic Analyses of the Victoria Island Structure (Phase II)
Advisor: Mrs. Gretchen Taylor
School: Grossmont Middle College High School, El Cajon, San Diego County
Quinn Y. Stewart, Grade 10 portrait
The Effect of Particle Size and Gradation on the Erodibility of Soil
Advisor: Mr. Michael Nakaue
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
Sean M. Wahl, Grade 12 portrait
Probabilistic One-dimensional and Spherical Models for the Evolution of Plate Tectonic Systems
Advisor: Dr. David Stevenson
School: Troy High School, Fullerton, Orange County
Swati Yanamadala, Grade 11 portrait
Sourcing and Quantification of Fecal Indicator Bacteria (FIB) in Aquatic Ecosystems: A Four Year Study
Advisor: Mr. Martin Byhower
School: Chadwick School, Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County
Sunil C. Bodapati, Grade 10 portrait
Using Bacterial Anchor Molecules to Stabilize Saturated Soil
Advisor: Mrs. Belinda Schmahl
School: Bellarmine College Preparatory, San Jose, Santa Clara County

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