22 Faculty/Mentors

Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Rodrigo Almeida, Professor
(1) Epidemiology of Xylella fastidiosa in grapevines (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Looking for multipartite viruses (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Determinants of Xylella fastidiosa host specificity (Full- no new appr needed)
Thomas Azwell, Project Scientist
(1) Deploying autonomous surface vessels to advance environmental health monitoring and data collection in oceans (Current Term Now Closed)
James Bartolome, Professor
(1) Estimating carbon in mosaics of grasslands and shrublands using Ecological Site Descriptions (Full- no new appr needed)
Carl Boettiger, Professor
(1) Data science approaches to ecological forecasting and decision making (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Data Science Software Development with Applications to Ecology and Environmental Science (Current Term Now Closed)
Tim Bowles, Professor
(1) Understanding on-farm soil health (Current Term Now Closed)
Justin Brashares, Professor
(1) Environmental Impacts of Human Development and Urbanization of Cannabis (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Hunting and cultural dimensions of the bearded pig in Sabah, Malaysian Borneo (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Wildlife ecology in human dominated landscapes: deer and other large mammals in Mendocino County (Current Term Now Closed)
Kathryn De Master, Professor
(1) Does the “food movement” include farmers and ranchers? (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Surveying California Farmers on Food Safety and Environmental Conservation Practices (Full- no new appr needed)
Gordon Frankie, Professor
(1) California Native Bees in Bay Area School Gardens (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Monitoring the Manipulation: Creating Native Bee Habitat in California Orchards (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) California Statewide Urban Native Bee Survey (Full- no new appr needed)
Rosemary Gillespie, Professor
(1) Dimensions In Biodiversity: Morphological and Molecular Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Community Assembly in Hawaiian Spiders and Insects (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Chemical Recognition Cues in an Adaptive Radiation of Hawaiian Spiders (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Data science approach to cataloging species interactions in Hawaii (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Functional evolution of spider webs on the biodiversity hotspot of Sulawesi, Indonesia (Current Term Now Closed)
Alastair Iles, Professor
(1) Building Equitable and Inclusive Food Systems at UC Berkeley: Foodscape Mapping Project Policy Advocacy (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Web Mapping Access to Farmland for Beginning Farmers in the California Central Coast: Front and back-end development. (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Mechanization in Farming: The Consequences of Replacing Human Labor with Machinery (Full- no new appr needed)
Claire Kremen, Professor
(1) Insect Diversity in Agroecology Internship (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Agroecological improvements: a tropical pollination story /or/ Agroforestry & Biodiversity: a meta-analysis (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Below- and aboveground connections in pollination (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Amphibian Acoustics: Implications for Tropical Conservation (Current Term Now Closed)
Patina Mendez, Lecturer
(1) Species distribution modeling with Caddisflies (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Freshwater aquatic insects of Strawberry Creek (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Museum Studies of Trichoptera (Caddisflies) (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Aquatic Insects of Intermittent Streams (Current Term Now Closed)
Céline Pallud, Professor
(1) Biotic and abiotic oxidation of selenium nanoparticles (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Comparing the effects of chemical and organic fertilization on soil quality and plant yield in tomato cropping systems (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Phytoremediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Soils (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Managing soil to control water quality in subalpine wetlands (Full- no new appr needed)
Nancy Peluso, Professor
(1) Queer Ecology: Tracing Constructions of Gender and Sexuality in Media Representations of Animal Behavior Science (Full- no new appr needed)
Matthew Potts, Professor
(1) Predictive modeling of soil organic carbon stocks in mangroves of the Americas (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Wasting Food in Households: Linking Attitudes, Behaviors, Context, and Culture with Food Waste Generation (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Using bioindicators to assess mercury contamination and transfer from small-scale gold mining in the Peruvian Amazon (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Loss of Borneo’s great nomad? Understanding spatial genetic structure of the bearded pig and implications for its conservation in fragmented rainforests (Current Term Now Closed)
George Roderick, Professor
(1) Insect and spider ecology and evolution (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Insect and spider invasions: US and China (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Arthropods and the fate of root carbon in the rhizophere (Check back for status)
(4) Arthropod biodiversity of islands of French Polynesia and Hawaii (Check back for status)
Paul Rogé, Staff Researcher
(1) Edible insect rearing in urban environments (Current Term Now Closed)
Erica Rosenblum, Professor
(1) Measuring the evolutionary responses of mammal communities to climate change (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Landscape genetics of Panamanian amphibian species (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) The arthropod prey and dietary niches of desert lizards (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Evolution of the frog skeleton using 3D data (Current Term Now Closed)
Albert Ruhi Vidal, Professor
(1) Responses of aquatic biodiversity to Strawberry Creek’s restoration (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Design and assembly of an experimental stream system (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Sowerwine, Cooperative Extension Specialist
(1) Sustainable Urban Farming Video Project for East Bay Farms (Current Term Now Closed)
Ian Wang, Professor
(1) Landscape Genetics of California Salamanders (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Simulating genomes on landscapes (Full- no new appr needed)
Kipling Will, Professor
(1) Using CalBug databasing to add new species records for the Carabid Beetles of California (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Effects of fire on arthropod communities in the Mount Diablo range (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Visualizing the genes behind bombardier beetles' chemical explosiveness using gland whole mount fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Understanding the evolutionary history of the hemispherical savage beetle using molecular data (Current Term Now Closed)