A list of faculty projects is below. Select a project name to review its information.

Faculty Project Namesort descending Faculty
Mapping Power: Market Structure and Renewable Energy in Developing Countries Jonas Meckling
Adapting to drought in California agriculture: Identifying crops and varieties suitable for dry farming in coastal climates Timothy Bowles, PhD
Aquatic Insects of Intermittent Streams and Museum Studies of Caddisflies Patina Mendez
Bacterial gene regulation by vitamin B12 Michiko Taga
Biodiversity in the City: Investigating the role of social-ecological dynamics in affecting Bay Area mammalian communities Christopher John Schell
Biodiversity of Spiny Lizards Ian Wang
Climate Advocacy and Opposition in the U.S. States Jonas Meckling
Climate Policy, Social Movements, and the Latest Hydropower Boom: Trends from 2000-2021 Meg Mills Novoa
Creating a Digital Tool for Language Revitalization and Interpretation Lynn Huntsinger
Dissecting trait differences between long-diverged species Rachel B BREM
Economic and Social Impacts of Agricultural Destruction: Evidence from Desert Locust Outbreaks Ethan A. LIGON
Examining the population structure of the opportunistic pathogen, Proteus mirabilis Karine Gibbs
Examining Tribal Sovereignty over Cannabis Permitting on Native Ancestral Lands Van Butsic
Exploring "Digital Twins" on Campus: A Virtual RCNR Tree Trail Maggi Kelly
Functional Genetics of Adaptive Trait Variation in Monkeyflowers Benjamin Blackman, PhD
Grass allometry study in 12 dominant California grasses Lara Marie Kueppers
Isotopic Niche Shifts and Morphology of Desert Small Mammals Steven R. BEISSINGER, PhD
Mapping a vulnerable marine environment: degradation and the illicit fishing industry Maggi Kelly
Monarch butterfly habitat protection and citizen science project at the Gill Tract Farm in Albany, CA Timothy Bowles, PhD
Monitoring ground-dwelling arthropods in San Vicente Redwoods, Santa Cruz Co. Kipling Will
Natural diversity in immune responses to bacterial pathogens Jennifer Lewis
Natural Variation in Developmental Timing and Morphology in Sunflower Benjamin Blackman, PhD
Nature-based climate solutions in cities: the cooling potential of California’s urban forests Iryna Dronova
Plant immune responses to bacterial pathogens Jennifer Lewis
Predicting microbial functional traits from genomes to watersheds Eoin Brodie
Remote sensing of mountain snow after wildfire Manuela Girotto
Research on controversial US farm programs at Land Grant Universities Brian WRIGHT
Seeing Photosynthesis in Real Time to Measure Forest Responses to Water Trevor Keenan
Sequestering Atmospheric Carbon via Increased Photosynthesis and Enhanced Plant Root Biomass Peggy Lemaux
Species identification for insect samples Justin Brashares
The role of irrigation in the water cycle Manuela Girotto
The role of plant-microbial interactions and anaerobic microsite formation in upland soils Eoin Brodie
The Zero Waste Lab Kate ONeill
Tropical forest regeneration: a pan tropical analysis of carbon allocation to reproduction Lara Marie Kueppers
Understanding the function of a novel nuclear membrane protein in plants Yangnan Gu
Urban Bee Lab: Bee-plant Interactions in Avocado Orchards and Urban Brentwood Gordon Frankie
Using tree rings to disentangle topographic and biological controls on forest responses to drought Lara Marie Kueppers
Wildlife Camera Trapping to Improve Insights in Ecology and Conservation Arthur Middleton