I am interested in studying how fire retardant chemicals impact the plant and invertebrate communities in vernal pools
Melanie Dibbell (B.S., CSUS): Microbime of fairy shrimp in different environments
Emely Flores (B.S., CSUS): Amphibian population dynamics under climate change
Christine Mellon (B.S., UC Santa Cruz): I am interested in vernal pool conservation as well as general community ecology and structure of vernal pools.
Thesis: Analysis of plant community heterogeneity and its effect on aquatic invertebrates in vernal pools
Jasmine Rios (B.S., UC Santa Barbara) I am interested in studying how integrated pest management (IPM) approaches (chemical and non-chemical) influence grazing as a weed management tool for CA vernal pools.
Hannah Savage (B.S., CSU Bakersfield) Land use effects on vernal pool diversity
Nina Tortosa (B.S., Cal Poly SLO) Thesis: Invertebrate Responses To Competition And Pool Size In Vernal Pools