CSSF Category Awards: 2017
Environmental Science

Senior Division


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S1213 — First Place
Titus M. Patton, Grade 12 portrait
Effects of Ocean Acidification on Primary Consumers in a Marine Ecosystem
Advisor: Mr. Davin Aalto
School: Sanger High School, Sanger, Fresno County
S1214 — Second Place
Lekha Pillarisetti, Grade 10 portrait
Variations in Soil Microbial Growth Responses to Climate Change and the Consequences for Carbon Cycle Feedback
Advisor: Mrs. Amulya Nanisetti
School: Dougherty Valley High School, San Ramon, Contra Costa County
S1205 — Third Place
Samuel T. Gleason, Grade 10 portrait
Ian V. Hughes, Grade 11 portrait
California Tide Pools: Environment in Crisis? What We Can Learn from Algae and Rocks?
Advisor: Mr. Jeremy Standerfer
School: Polytechnic High School, Riverside, Riverside County, Riverside STEM Academy, Riverside, Riverside County
S1202 — Fourth Place
Deveshi Buch, Grade 10 portrait
Atmospheric Rivers: From Drought to Deluge
Advisor: Mrs. Suekyung Baker
School: Vista del Lago High School, Folsom, Sacramento County
S1203 — Honorable Mention
Emma W. Chusid, Grade 11 portrait
Environmental Effects on Health and Behavior of Nematodes
Advisor: Dr. Aidyl Gonzalez-Serrichio
School: The Buckley School, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County
S1207 — Honorable Mention
Alicia N. Hans, Grade 10 portrait
Fertilizer vs. Fungi: How Nitrogen Fertilizers Affect Beneficial Mycorrhizal Fungi
Advisor: Dr. Kathleen Treseder
School: University High School, Irvine, Orange County
S1208 — Honorable Mention
Jennifer Hernandez-Mora, Grade 11 portrait
A Quantitative Analysis of PM 2.5 um in Santa Maria, CA
Advisor: Mr. Ricardo Magni
School: Santa Maria High School, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County

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