Follow


Master's Projects/Capstones from 2020

PDF

Evaluating the Success of Compensatory Wetland Mitigation in the California Coastal Zone, Tommy Alexander

PDF

The Impact of Extreme Heat on Environmental Justice Communities in California: Assessing Equity in Climate Action Plans, Karishma S. Becha

PDF

The relationship between forest fires and forest dynamics in California’s North Coast Bioregion: How altered fire regimes have affected the vegetative outcomes of oak woodlands and mixed conifer forests, Max Bencomo

PDF

Impacts of medusahead (Elymus caput-medusae L.) management on plant communities in California’s valley grasslands, Nicole Carpenter

PDF

Updating the Electronics Cycle: Improving US E-Waste Management Practices, Martin Cooper

PDF

Effects of Land Use on Riparian Corridors in Sonoma County, Marina Davies

PDF

A Review of the Methods and Metrics in Research, Implementation, and Management of Integrated Multi-Trophic Aquaculture, Cassandra Erickson

PDF

Low-Carbon Rebuilding Strategies for California Communities Impacted by Wildfires, Tessa Grezdo

PDF

Bull Kelp (Nereocystic lutkeana) Restoration and Management in Northern California, Olivia Johnson

PDF

The Relationship Among Financial Institutions, Safeguards and Hydroelectric Dams in the Amazon, Amy Juelsgaard

PDF

A review of methods to better predict and reduce the risk of hurricane damage to the energy sector, Zackary Litalien

PDF

A Comprehensive Look at the Benefits of Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Native American Indigenous Communities for Fire Management Practices in Northern California, Christopher Mishima

PDF

A Comparison of Fuel Reduction Methods for Wildfire Risk Management and Climate Change Resiliency in Mixed Conifer Forests in the Sierra Nevada, Heather Navle

PDF

Energy Intensity Variation Among California Urban Water Supplies, Madeline Willett

Master's Projects/Capstones from 2019

PDF

Plastic Packaging and the Associated Environmental Challenges. A case for a California Plastic Packaging Framework, Zahra Ghayour-Kelly

PDF

Utilizing Compost for Carbon Sequestration: A Strategy for Climate Goals and Land Use Management, Sarah R. Koplowicz

PDF

The Best Management Practices for Addressing Human-Caused Riparian and Wetland Degradation, Aldo Lopez

PDF

California Stream Condition Index (CSCI) Score Analysis of Streams Sampled from 1998 to 2017 in the San Francisco Bay Region, Jenna Rais

PDF

A Survey of Single-use Plastic Foodware Ordinances of the San Francisco Bay Region, Christopher Slafter

PDF

Best Management Practices for the Conservation of Western Pond Turtle Populations in California, Cristina Yarnal

Master's Projects/Capstones from 2018

PDF

Improving Habitat Restoration for Native Pollinators in San Francisco, Tyrha Delger

PDF

Evaluating Capital and Maintenance Costs for Four Low Impact Development Treatment Systems, and their Efficiency in Removing Total Suspended Solids from Storm Water Runoff, Jimmy A. Dileo

PDF

Sustainably Managing Groundwater - Surface Water Interactions within the Santa Rosa Plain Basin, Rhianna Frank

PDF

An Evaluation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) as a Policy Option for Compostable Plastics in California, Amy Franz

PDF

Avifauna Ethological Response to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Elden Holldorf

PDF

Causal Fire Relationships in Sonoma County & Identification of Suitable Fire Management Strategies, Allison Howlett

Master's Projects/Capstones from 2017

PDF

The Relationship between Carbon Emissions, Land Use Change and the Oil Palm Industry within Southeast Asia, Savanna L. Booth

PDF

Groundwater vulnerability assessment for nitrate pollution in the Salinas Valley using a modified DRASTIC model, Bernadette Boyle

PDF

California public electric vehicle charging stations’ accessibility to amenities: A GIS network analysis approach, Jeremy Yun Li Chen

PDF

Remediation Strategies for Mercury Contaminated Lakes and Reservoirs Within the State of California, Emily Chortek

PDF

Understanding the complex relationships between climate, vegetation, and foraging behavior of a climate-sensitive alpine mammal in order to explain patterns of persistence, Evan Cole

PDF

Particulate Matter Air Monitoring Network in the San Francisco Bay Area: Assessment and Management Recommendations, María del Carmen Durán

PDF

The Relationship between Wildfire Dynamics and Soil Carbon in Boreal Forests of Alaska: Forest Management for Emissions Reduction in a Changing Climate, James D. Heaster

PDF

Rethinking Urban Green Infrastructure as a Means to Promote Avian Conservation, Allen Lau

PDF

Examining the effects of policy interventions on increasing electric vehicle adoption in California, Ethan G. McDermott

PDF

A Case Study of Northern California: An Evaluation of Stream Restoration and the Success of Increasing California's Native Salmonid Stocks, Tara M. Morin

PDF

Environmental NGO-Private Sector Partnerships: A Tool to Generate Business Value and Protect the Natural World, Carolyn Nogy Nogy

PDF

Pathways of Transport of Microcystin-LR from Microcystis aergonisa to the Benthic Environment, Jenna M. Rinde

PDF

ATTRACTING BENEFICIAL INSECTS TO YOUR FARM: A COMPARISON OF HABITAT MODIFICATION STRATEGIES, Kelly Rourke

PDF

Opportunities and Constraints of Sierra Nevada Meadow Restoration for the Mountain Yellow-Legged Frog Species Complex, Allie E. Sennett

PDF

Analysis of Solar Community Energy Storage for Supporting Hawaii's 100% Renewable Energy Goals, Erin Takata

PDF

Embodied carbon: A framework for prioritizing and reducing emissions in the building industry, Natalie C. Wheating

PDF

A Comparison of Wildlife Monitoring Techniques in Riparian Ecosystems of the Western United States, Shelan Zuhdi

Master's Projects/Capstones from 2016

PDF

Northern San Francisco Bay Ecological Risk Assessment: Potential Crude by Rail Incident, Meagan Bowis

PDF

Altering the Management of Hydroelectric Facilities in California to Account for Climate Change, Sarah N. Carter

PDF

How can occupancy modeling and occupancy sensors reduce energy usage in academic buildings: An application approach to University of San Francisco, Paloma R. Duong

PDF

Impacts to Anadromous Fish through Groundwater Extraction, Aaron Hebert

PDF

Artificial Recharge of Groundwater with Recycled Municipal Wastewater in the Pajaro Valley, Olivia Heir

PDF

Salvinia molesta: An Assessment of the Effects and Methods of Eradication, Arti Lal

PDF

The Mexican Water Forest: benefits of using remote sensing techniques to assess changes in land use and land cover, Maria F. Lopez Ornelas

PDF

Decentralized Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Feasibility Study for the College of Marin, Kentfield, CA, Danielle Morgan McPherson

PDF

What Is The Economic Feasibility Of Implementing Grey Water Infrastructure At The Citywide Level?, Natalie J. Munoz

PDF

Preserving Biodiversity for a Climate Change Future: A Resilience Assessment of Three Bay Area Species--Adenostoma fasciculatum (Chamise), Arctostaphylos canescens (Hoary Manzanita), and Arctostaphylos virgata (Marin Manzanita), Alison S. Pollack

PDF

Potential for biofuel production from algae based wastewater treatment in California: Can algal biofuels be cost-competitive with traditional petroleum based diesel?, Amanda Rupiper

PDF

Policy Options to Mitigate Cigarette Filter Litter in California, Max Wechsler

Master's Projects/Capstones from 2015

PDF

Evaluation of the Feasibility of Struvite Precipitation from Domestic Wastewater as an Alternative Phosphorus Fertilizer Resource, Amanda R. Bird

PDF

Proactive Environmental Strategies: Managing a Corporate Culture Shift toward Sustainability, Mark E. Calub

PDF

Assessment of Risks and Benefits for Pennsylvania Water Sources When Utilizing Acid Mine Drainage for Hydraulic Fracturing, frederick r. davis

PDF

Rise of mercury emissions in the Amazon rainforest: an evaluation of artisanal and small-scale gold mining and biomass burning sources, Marcos J. De la Cruz

PDF

Life Cycle Assessment of Reclaimed Water for Potable and Nonpotable Reuse in California, Antonia Estevez-Olea

PDF

Riparian Restoration, Success Criteria, and Application to the BART Sabrecat Creek Riparian Restoration Project in Fremont, California, Jody D. Fessler

PDF

Management Recommendations for Restoration of the Degraded Olympia Oyster, Ostrea lurida Carpenter 1864 in Tomales Bay, CA, Carolyn M. Gibson

PDF

A Geospatial Analysis of Norovirus Outbreaks in California, and an Investigation of the Impact of Environmental Variables, Alexandra Groen

PDF

Post-Fire Sedimentation and the Risk to Sierra Nevada Water Supply, Kaitlyn Hacker

PDF

Investigation into the effects of project delivery methods on LEED targets, Nicole Marie Hanks

PDF

Adapting to Rising Sea Levels in San Francisco Bay: The Potential for Thin Layer Sediment Application to Enhance Tidal Marsh Resiliency through This Century, Scott K. Hine

PDF

An Exploratory Scenario for San Francisco to Become A Walking, Bicycling and Transit City, Chaowen Huang

PDF

Ecodistricts in San Francisco: The Implementation of Neighborhood Regional Planning and Its Potential Effects on Environmental Resilience, Elizabeth M. Juvera

PDF

Utilizing Ecological Connectivity in California Desert Wilderness Preservation, Lauren Kahal

PDF

Groundwater Banking in Imperial Irrigation District: Planning for Future Water Scarcity on the Colorado River, Sara Morton

PDF

Effective Mitigation of Sedimentation on Riparian Riverbeds and Salmonid Populations After Dam Removal, Monica Oey

PDF

Surface and Subsurface Application of Chemical Dispersants and Associated Ecosystem Impacts, Adam V. Radpour

PDF

Monitoring biodiversity of San Francisco Peninsula grasslands using Lepidoptera as a bioindicator, Jonathan B. Sifuentes-Winter

PDF

Urban Stormwater Management: Treatment of Heavy Metals and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons with Bioretention and Permeable Pavement Technologies, Viktoriya Sirova

PDF

An Analysis of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Ability to Achieve Sustainability as Defined by the Transportation Index for Sustainable Places, Vanessa Trafas

PDF

Effectiveness of Wastewater Treatment for Selected Contaminants Using Constructed Wetlands in Mediterranean Climates, Emmy Tsang

PDF

Prioritizing the Management of Arundo Donax: Recommendations for Removal and Revegetation in California Riparian Habitats, Matthew S. Waterworth

Master's Projects/Capstones from 2014

PDF

Refining dendrochronology to evaluate the relationship between age and diameter for dominant riparian trees in the Redwood Creek watershed, Devin Barry

PDF

Deep Energy Retrofits Using the Integrative Design Process: Are they Worth the Cost, Daniel S. Bertoldi

PDF

The Future of Direct Potable Reuse in California: Overcoming Public Acceptance Barriers, Allison Chan

PDF

The Potential for Marine Protected Areas in the San Francisco Bay, Samantha P. Delapena

PDF

Remediation options for mercury-contaminated sediments within the Yuba River watershed, Tara Fitzgerald

PDF

Evaluation of the Development and Effectiveness of Copper Total Maximum Daily Loads (Tmdls) to Achieve Marine Water Quality Criteria, Joanna Florer

PDF

Watershed Protection as the Primary Tool to Achieve High Quality Drinking Water, Kate J. Gazzo

PDF

Economic and Environmental Impacts of Plug-in Hybrids and Battery Electric Vehicles: A Comparative Analysis, Trideep Ghosh

PDF

What Role Can CEQA Play in Reaching GHG Emissions Reductions Goals Set Forth in AB 32 – An Analysis of CEQA, AB 32, and Recommendations for CEQA Reform, eleanor gilbert

PDF

Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Modern Day Ecosystem Management and Restoration Practices, Leialani O. Hufana

PDF

Using Enviromnetal Science Education to Empower Urban Youth to Overcome Environmental Injustices and Become Engaged Eco-Citizens, Jack J. Kearns

PDF

Evaluation of Mangrove Ecosystem Restoration Success in Southeast Asia, Penluck Laulikitnont

PDF

Controlling PM2.5 in Chengdu: Analysis and Recommendations from the China, U.S. and California Experience, Weijia Li

PDF

Recovery of Oregon Coast Coho Salmon (Onchorhynchus kitsutch) through Restoration of Freshwater Habitats, Andrew P. Lutz

PDF

Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions during the Landing and Takeoff Cycle at Bay Area Airports, Travis M. Norton

PDF

Use of Coastal Islands by Seabirds: A tool to guide future Marine Protected Areas in California, Dana A. Page

PDF

The Role of Nitrogen and Phosphorus in the Growth, Toxicity, and Distribution of the Toxic Cyanobacteria, Microcystis aeruginosa, James Parrish

PDF

Utility Right of Way Management: Potential for Expanded Integrated Vegetation Managment in California, Kayla Paschal

PDF

Carbon Sequestration in Tidal Salt Marshes and Mangrove Ecosystems, Carlos Eduardo Quintana-Alcantara

PDF

Evaluation of Methods for Control of Vegetation in Utility Corridors, George V. Rancea

PDF

An Assessment of the Potential for Urban Rooftop Agriculture in West Oakland, California, Nicole M. Reese

PDF

Risky Business: Recommendations For The Insurance Industry To Contribute To Greater Disaster Risk Reduction And Climate Change Adaptation, Jessie G. Rountree

PDF

Environmental Flow Regime Recommendations for the Promotion of Salicaceae Seedling Recruitment in California’s Central Valley, Nicholas J. Torrez