environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

The innovative Practicum in Environmental Science is the year-long capstone program for all Environmental Science majors – designed to launch students into impactful careers.

The Practicum partners undergraduate students with businesses, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to conceive and deliver science-based solutions to challenging environmental problems in Southern California and beyond. The Institute of the Environment and Sustainability cordially invites you to join us in supporting the incredible work of our students and the lasting effect their research can have in ensuring a more sustainable future for us all.

10:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductory Remarks
10:10 a.m. Project Presentations
11:45 a.m. Light Lunch
12:15 p.m. IoES Student Achievement Awards
12:25 p.m. IoES Departmental Honors Research Presentation
12:35 p.m. Project Presentations
1:45 p.m.   Reception

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Assessing the Health and Community Impacts of Oil Drilling Near Homes in South Los Angeles
Client: STAND-L.A

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Developing a Model for Sustainable Ebony Production and Logging in Cameroon
Client: Taylor Guitars

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Impacts of Kelp Forests on Ocean Acidification in Santa Monica Bay
Client: The Bay Foundation

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Effects of Vegetation and Other Land Cover Factors on Microclimates in Heat-Vulnerable Neighborhoods of Los Angeles
Client: TreePeople

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

A Global Analysis of the Potential Productivity for Aquaculture
Clients: The Nature Conservancy (TNC), Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAPP), and National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS)

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Coastal Habitats and Wetlands in Southern California
Clients: Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project—California State Coastal Conservancy and USC Sea Grant

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Connecting Climate-Vulnerable Valley and Foothill Habitats to Higher Elevations in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks Through Corridor Mapping
Client: National Park Service—Sequoia National Park

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Planning and Feasibility Analysis for a Field Station at Tejon Ranch
Client: Tejon Ranch Conservancy

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Quantifying Watershed Health for the Los Angeles River
Client: Council for Watershed Health

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Life Cycle Analysis Analysis of Dairy Manure Collection and Treatment
Client: Sustainable Conservation

 

environmental science practicum 2016-2017 final presentations

Analyzing Wildfire Ignition Sources in the Santa Monica Mountains and Surrounding Areas
Client: National Park Service—Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area