17 Faculty/Mentors

Environmental Science, Policy and Management

Rodrigo Almeida, Professor
(1) Biology and evolution of an emerging vector-borne plant pathogen (Open)
(4) Determinants of Xylella fastidiosa host specificity (Full- no new appr needed)
Benjamin Blonder, Professor
(1) Niches and n-dimensional hypervolumes: moving toward inference (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Multiscale linkages in leaf venation network form and function (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Does seed dispersal reflect plant community composition in an alpine environment? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Mapping quaking aspen distribution across Colorado using remote sensing and deep learning (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 (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Urban agroecology to build soil health and address food insecurity (Current Term Now Closed)
Justin Brashares, Professor
(1) Ecological Outcomes of Cannabis Legalization (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Wildlife Responses to California Wildfires (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Wildlife in wine country: how do predator-prey interactions change in an increasingly fenced world? (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Multidisciplinary Mapping: Human-carnivore conflict and carnivore movement in Rift Valley, Kenya (Full- no new appr needed)
Stephanie Carlson, Professor
(1) Hatchery versus wild Chinook salmon behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
Gordon Frankie, Professor
(1) Creating Native Bee Habitat in California Orchards (Current Term Now Closed)
Christy Getz
(1) Local government, control, and equity in CA agriculture (Open)
Rosemary Gillespie, Professor
(1) Dimensions In Biodiversity: Morphological and Molecular Genetic and Ecological Approaches to Community Assembly in Hawaiian Spiders and Insects (Full- no new appr needed)
(2) Neurosensory environments shift spider predation behavior (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Insect and Spider Diversity Along a Habitat Modification Gradient in Hawaiʻi (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Genomics of repeated evolution in Hawaiian spiders (Full- no new appr needed)
Patina Mendez, Lecturer
(1) Species distribution modeling with Caddisflies (Full- no new appr needed)
(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)
Matthew Potts, Professor
(1) Natural Pathways for Carbon Removal in Forest Ecosystems (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) Managing for Warmer Winters: Analyzing the effects of forest canopy age on snow retention (Full- no new appr needed)
George Roderick, Professor
(1) Monarch butterflies in East Bay Gardens: Impacts of native and non-species on seasonality, life history patterns, and predation of Monarch caterpillars (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Arthropod ecology and evolution on Pacific Islands: insects, spiders, invasive species (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Arthropods and the fate of root carbon in the rhizophere (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Arthropod biodiversity of islands of French Polynesia and Hawaii (Current Term Now Closed)
Erica Rosenblum, Professor
(1) From colour to number: quantifying lizard background matching (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Sex, parasites, and lizards (Full- no new appr needed)
(3) Lizard exclusion and trophic cascades in a desert dune community (Full- no new appr needed)
(4) Conservation genomics of an endangered California amphibian (Full- no new appr needed)
Albert Ruhi Vidal, Professor
(1) Effects of climate change on Sierra Nevada stream food webs (Current Term Now Closed)
(2) Experiment on stream invertebrate dispersal in Pinnacles National Park (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Influence of tidal marsh restoration on aquatic food webs of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta (Current Term Now Closed)
(4) The Potential for Wastewater Effluent to Restore Coastal Stream Ecosystems in Southern California (Current Term Now Closed)
Christopher Schell, Professor
(1) Coyotes, cities, and conflict: Using animal movement and community science to pinpoint conflict hotspots (Current Term Now Closed)
Jennifer Sowerwine, Cooperative Extension Specialist
(1) Marketing Support and Technical Assistance for Small-Scale Farmers in the Bay Area (Current Term Now Closed)
(3) Karuk Agroecosystem Resilience Initiative: Botanical focused research and herbarium specimen mounting (Full- no new appr needed)
Ian Wang, Professor
(1) Biodiversity of spiny lizards (Check back for status)
(2) Evolution of color and pattern variation in island populations of the Aegean wall lizard (Check back for status)