Recent Undergraduate Research Projects in Environmental Science

2014 Academic Spree Day presentations

Morphological characterization of threespine stickleback in Newfoundland, Canada. Jason Morieira ’14 (Sponsor: Professor Susan Foster) – LEEP Project

The ecology of the freshwater pearl mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) in the East Branch of the Swift River. Hannah Reich ’15 (Sponsor: Professor John Baker) – LEEP Project

Seasonal differences in coral bleaching on South Caicos coral reefs. Hannah Reich ’15 (Sponsor: Professor John Baker)

Macro-invertebrate community structure in streams affected by conventional and organic cranberry cultivation. Nicholas Pagan ’15 (Sponsor: Professor John Baker)

Macroinvertebrate distribution if different land cover types in the East Branch of the Swift River, Petersham, MA. Maria Gabriela Jijon Nemalceff '14, (Sponsor: Professor John Baker) - LEEP Project

Fall Fest 2013 presentations

Thermokarst Lake Carbon Storage and Transport near Cherskiy, Northeast Siberia. Sam Berman '14, LEEP Pioneer & Steinbrecher Fellow (sponsor: Professor Karen Frey)

Ecology and Conservation of Pacific Salmon in the Cedar River Watershed, Seattle, WA. Gina Jenkins '14, NOAA Fellow-supported jointly by the Mosakowski Institute and the Marsh Institute (sponsor: Professor Karen Frey)

Building Value in the Clark University’s Hadwen Arboretum. Samuel Mix '14, LEEP Pioneer (sponsor: Jenny Isler; for Physical Plants & Grounds)