Events & Media: Master's Projects 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Master of Environmental Science and Management

Class of 2016 Master's Project Final Presentations



17 Group Projects

3 Eco-Entrepreneurship Projects

Open to the Public

Welcome and Introduction 1:00 - 1:15 p.m.
Presentations 1:30-4:50 p.m.
Poster Session & Reception 5:00-6:30 p.m.

The Fess Parker, A Doubletree by Hilton Resort
633 E. Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara
Parking is Free

Special thanks to the following sponsors for supporting this event.

Presentation Schedule

1:00 - 1:15 PM
Santa Ynez/San Rafael Welcome by Bren School Dean Steve Gaines
1:30-2:05 PM
Sierra Madre North Gallatin Valley Water Exchange: A market-based approach to sustainable water management in Western Montana
Sierra Madre South Assessing the Life Cycle Environmental Impacts and Benefits of PV-Microgrid Systems in Off-Grid Communities
Anacapa/Santa Cruz
Economic Valuation of Southern California Coastal Wetlands
San Miguel/Santa Rosa Biological and Social Tradeoffs of Implementing Fair Trade USA in Small-Scale Fisheries: A Case Study of Costa Rican Snapper
2:15 - 2:40 PM
Sierra Madre North Vessel Speed Reduction, Air Pollution, and Whale Strike Tradeoffs in the Santa Barbara Channel Region
Sierra Madre South Achieving Carbon Neutrality at UCSB by 2025: A Critical Analysis of Technological and Financial Strategies
Anacapa/Santa Cruz
More Housing, Fewer Cars: Reducing Commute-Related Emissions on the South Coast
San Miguel/Santa Rosa Factors Influencing the Expansion of Environmental Water Markets
2:50 - 3:25 PM
Sierra Madre North
EV Match: Reducing the barriers to electric vehicle use by matching EV owners with reliable charging options in their community (Eco-Entrepreneurship)
Sierra Madre South
Not a Drop to Spare: Sustainable Water Management Solutions for the South Coast of Santa Barbara County
Anacapa/Santa Cruz
Global Spatial Analysis to Identify and Characterize Wood Sourcing Regions
San Miguel/Santa Rosa A Citizen Science Monitoring Protocol for the Rocky Intertidal Habitat
3:35 - 4:05 PM
Sierra Madre North Fruit Forward: Recapturing the beneficial properties of wine grape skins and seeds to produce an organic preservative (Eco-Entrepreneurship)
Sierra Madre South Finding a Place for Conservation: A bio-economic analysis to inform the rezoning of the Galápagos Marine Reserve
Anacapa/Santa Cruz Increasing Public Acceptance of Direct Potable Reuse as a Drinking Water Source in Ventura, California
San Miguel/Santa Rosa Economic Analysis of Invasive Giant Reed (Arundo Donax) Control for the Lower Santa Clara River
4:15 - 4:50 PM
Sierra Madre North
Microfiber Pollution and the Apparel Industry
Sierra Madre South An Analysis of Wolf-Livestock Conflict Hotspots and Conflict Reduction Strategies in Northern California
Anacapa/Santa Cruz
InGrain: Transforming brewery waste into sustainable packaging and marketing solutions (Eco-Entrepreneurship)
San Miguel/Santa Rosa
Assessing the Effectiveness of Fire Mitigation Strategies in the Wildland Urban Interface
5:00-6:30 PM
Santa Ynez/San Rafael Poster Session & Reception