CSSF Project Listings: 2008
Environmental Engineering

Senior Division

 Photo Gallery 

Jillian E. Ames, Grade 11 portrait
Lauren K. Friend, Grade 11 portrait
Elizabeth E. Reid-Wainscoat, Grade 11 portrait
Is the River Doing Its Job?
Advisor: Ms. Jane Orbuch
School: San Lorenzo Valley High School, Felton, Santa Cruz County
S0902 — Second Place
Logan A. Brabham, Grade 11 portrait
Erica C.S. Fine, Grade 10 portrait
Michael K. Laity, Grade 11 portrait
The Potential for Vegetable Oil Based Fuels as a Substitute for Diesel
Advisor: Ms. Marta Wood
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Wilder R. Bunke, Grade 9 portrait
Hanbiehn Kim, Grade 9 portrait
Karl D. Marrett, Grade 9 portrait
When Growing Orange Goes Green
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Grulke
School: North (John Wesley) High School, Riverside, Riverside County, Polytechnic High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Anna A. Chen, Grade 10 portrait
Efficacy of Insolation Conversion of Alternative Energy Sources
Advisor: <none acknowledged>
School: Palos Verdes High School, Palos Verdes Estates, Los Angeles County
Monica L. Chen, Grade 9 portrait
Optimum Sodium Phosphate Concentration for Oil Bioremediation
Advisor: Mr. Peter Starodub
School: Palos Verdes Peninsula High School, Rolling Hills Estate, Los Angeles County
Timothy D. Chen, Grade 11 portrait
The Effectiveness of Water Purification Systems on Decreasing Ion Concentration and the Level of Microorganisms
Advisor: Mr. Michael Antrim
School: Woodbridge High School, Irvine, Orange County
S0907 — First Place
Nick K. Davis, Grade 11 portrait
The Advantage of Evolutionary Democracy: How Microorganisms Could Save Man's World
Advisor: Mr. Wayne Garabedian
School: Clovis West High School, Fresno, Fresno County
Fatema Z. Fakhreddine, Grade 11 portrait
Jane Y. Kim, Grade 11 portrait
Joyce Lin, Grade 11 portrait
Urban Eutrophication: A Field Study of Increasing Concentrations of Nitrates
Advisor: Mrs. Michele Hampton
School: Arlington High School, Riverside, Riverside County, King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
Joshua J. Kim, Grade 9 portrait
Water Quality Impairment of Upper Newport Bay: What Impact Water Quality at the Santa Ana Delhi Channel?
Advisor: Ms. Cathleen Zeleski
School: Northwood High School, Irvine, Orange County
Jason Lin, Grade 10 portrait
Daniel H. Nguyen, Grade 10 portrait
An Ethanol World Economy? A Comparison of the Financial Viability of Ethanol Production from Grass vs. Woodchips
Advisor: Mr. Bin Yang
School: King (Martin Luther, Jr.) High School, Riverside, Riverside County
S0911 — Fourth Place
Francesca L. McClintic, Grade 10 portrait
Janel M. Raab, Grade 10 portrait
Sarah V. Roberts, Grade 10 portrait
Corn, Cornstalk, Bamboo, or Sugar Cane?
Advisor: Mrs. Kim Lonazo, Mrs. Kim Lozano
School: Santa Clara High School, Oxnard, Ventura County
S0912 — Honorable Mention
Sambavi Ramakrishnan, Grade 11 portrait
Alternative Method for Absorption of Oil Spills
Advisor: Mrs. Marilyn Usher
School: La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks, Ventura County
Madison J. Russell, Grade 9 portrait
Determining How Liquid Pollutants Travel through Different Soils
Advisor: Ms. Bobbie Bass
School: Clovis High School, Clovis, Fresno County
S0914 — Third Place
Manali S. Sawant, Grade 10 portrait
Starch-Based Biodegradable Materials: It's Time to Go Green!
Advisor: Mrs. Amanda Alonzo
School: Lynbrook High School, San Jose, Santa Clara County
Wiley D. Strahan, Grade 11 portrait
What's in Your Water?
Advisor: Ms. Judy Fusco
School: Villa Park High School, Villa Park, Orange County
Michael J. Vredenburgh, Grade 10 portrait
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Real-Time Surrogate Measures of BOD in the Wastewater of Fruit Processing Plants
Advisor: Mr. Karl Walker
School: Carlsbad High School, Carlsbad, San Diego County
S0917 — Honorable Mention
Margaret Yoo, Grade 11 portrait
Phase IV: The Removal of Fuel Oxygenates: Saving the Future from Yesterday
Advisor: Dr. Louise Sanematsu
School: Northwood High School, Irvine, Orange County

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