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Quantifying and Managing Microplastics From Footwear Use: Outsole Loss Through Wear

Group Members: Andrea Cheung, James Fuller, Teresa Fukuda, Andrew Paterson, Tyanna Bui
Faculty Advisor(s): Roland Geyer (Spring 2019, Winter 2020, Spring 2020) and Patricia Holden (Fall 2019)
Client: Andrew Yip, Adidas


Contact team FUTUREFOOTWEAR

 
Quantifying Climate Change Impacts to City of Santa Barbara Water Supplies

Group Members: Lydia Bleifuss, Jessica Jagdeo, Camila Bobroff, Juan Espinoza
Faculty Advisor(s): Arturo Keller (Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020) and John Melack (Winter 2020)
Client: Kelley Dyer, City of Santa Barbara Public Works

Project Proposal
Contact team WATERWRANGLERS

 
Evaluating Connectivity in the Northern Appalachian and Acadian Region to Improve Wildlife Mobility

Group Members: Renee Albrecht, Robert Saldivar, Jamie Miller, Rebecca Clow, Nelson Gould
Faculty Advisor(s): Frank Davis
Client: Dirk Bryant and Jessie Levine, The Nature Conservancy

Project Proposal
Contact team THEAPPALACHIANCONNECTION

 
Understanding Multiple Benefits of Managed Aquifer Recharge for the Resilience of California’s Water Supply

Group Members: Bridget Gibbons, Claire Madden, Jennifer Balmagia, Anna Perez Welter
Faculty Advisor(s): Scott Jasechko
Client: Anna Schiller and Ann Hayden, Environmental Defense Fund

Project Proposal
Contact team RECHARGEFORRESILIENCE

 
Assessing Agricultural Carbon Quantification Methods

Group Members: Tyler Cobian, Gizem Ilayda Dinc, Alexandra Ivina, Karan Shetty
Faculty Advisor(s): Kyle Meng
Client: Elena Egorova, Elissa Foster, and Stephanie Karba, Patagonia


Contact team CARBON4CROPS

 
Evaluating and Improving the Ability of an Adaptive Management Framework (FISHE) to Identify and Resolve Fishery Management Challenges related to Climate Change

Group Members: Gracie White, Chase Brewster, Sara Orofino, Nathaniel Jean-Rene Burola
Faculty Advisor(s): Steve Gaines
Client:
Rod Fujita, Kendra Karr, and Merrick Burden, Environmental Defense Fund

Project Proposal
Contact team SOMEFIN'FISHE

 
Evaluating the Multiple Benefits Associated with Distributed Rainwater Catchment Systems in Austin, Texas

Group Members: Kristan Culbert, Kelly Odion, Alex Brown, Madeline Gorchels
Faculty Advisor(s): Naomi Tague
Client:
Sarah Diringer and Cora Kammeyer, Pacific Institute

Project Proposal
Contact team AUSTINAGUA

 
Whales, Vessels, and Fish: Economic Valuation of Whale Watching and Marine Spatial Planning Surrounding Dominica

Group Members: Laura Ingulsrud, Shellby Johnson, Callie Steffen, Sidney Gerst
Faculty Advisor(s): James Frew
Client:
Shane Gero, The Dominica Sperm Whale Project

Project Proposal
Contact team WORTHWHALE

 
Analyzing and Managing the Ecological Impacts of Environmental Education, Recreation, and Research on Nature Reserves. Case Study: The Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve in Lompoc, California

Group Members: Daphne Virlar, Tess Hooper, Priscilla Hare, Robert Heim, Jessica Gomez
Faculty Advisor(s): Sarah Anderson
Client:
Brea Jones and Mark Reynolds, The Nature Conservancy

Project Proposal
Contact team DANGERNERDS

 
Using Food Waste to Reduce Food Waste: Evaluating the Impacts of Sourcing Food Processing Waste as a Raw Material for Manufacturing

Group Members: Eamon Devlin, Geoffrey Cook, Adrienne Hewitt, Yingfei Jiang, Maddie Berger
Faculty Advisor(s): Kelsey Jack
Client:
Jessica Perkins, Apeel Sciences


Contact team WASTEWATCHERS

 
Creating a Region-wide Green Infrastructure Strategic Plan for Maunalua Bay

Group Members: Natalie Dornan, Erica Johnson, Eleonore Durand, Tara Jagadeesh
Faculty Advisor(s): Kelly Caylor and Samantha Stevenson
Client:
Malama Maunalua

Project Proposal
Contact team KAHUWAI

 
Pollution Burden and Diabetes Risk in U.S. Latinos

Group Members: Hope Cupples, Angie Bouche, Yirui Zhang, Vanessa Guenther
Faculty Advisor(s): Ashley Larsen
Client:
Samsun Diabetes Research Institute


Contact team JUSTHEALTH

 
Implementing Vessel Monitoring Devices in Small Scale Fisheries: Analysis of Social and Economic Enabling Conditions to Maximize Adoption

Group Members: Juan Silva, Barbara Rose Hoover, Gage Clawson, Thomas Butera, Corinna Hong
Faculty Advisor(s): Chris Costello
Client: Global Fishing Watch

Project Proposal
Contact team PANGAWATCH

 
Prioritizing restorative wood products by market readiness, climate impact and carbon storage potential

Group Members: Samantha Smith, AnnaClaire Marley, Ben Edwards, Kyle Monper, Max Russer
Faculty Advisor(s): Andrew Plantinga
Client:
Joint Institute for Wood Products Innovation

Project Proposal
Contact team WOODWISE

 
Assessing Brazil’s Marine Aquaculture Potential

Group Members: Caio Della Colleta Vianna, Eva Marrero, Kirby Bartlett, Anna Calle, Sandra Fogg
Faculty Advisor(s): Hunter Lenihan
Client:
Caio Faro, WWF Brazil

Project Proposal
Contact team MARICULTURA