On Saturday, March 16, Professor Allison Luengen took her class to the Greater Farallones Marine Sanctuary headquarters to collect plankton and do a salmon dissection. The weather was wet, but the phytoplankton viewing was outstanding! The class saw lots of different types of plankton and measured salinity with refractometers. Check out some of the photos below!
Master of Science in Environmental Management Celebrates Forty Years Recently, alumni, students, current and retired faculty gathered for brunch to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Master of Science in Environmental Management (MSEM) program. Dean Marcelo Camperi welcomed everyone and spoke of how the program fits into the University's mission; alumni from throughout the program’s lifespan discussed… Continue reading Celebrating a Past of Preparing for the Future
MSEM Student, Nikki Young, was mentioned in The Washington Post last week for her work with USF adjunct professor and Shark Stewards Director, David Mcguire. Shark Stewards, a marine conservation nonprofit group, organizes tours of the Greater Farallones National Marine Sanctuary in conjunction with Sharktober, an annual celebration of the great whites’ return from their… Continue reading Nikki Young in the News!
On Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, the Marine Environments class travelled down to Año Nuevo State Park to observe the elephant seal breeding season. While there, students witnessed both the beauty and the danger that arises from this fiercely competitive time of the year. Check out some photos from their trip below:
David Saah, professor and director of the Geospatial Analysis Lab at the University of San Francisco, explains how Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations’ (UN FAO) Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA) programme is working in partnership with NASA to integrate its technology into Global Remote Sensing Survey as FAO fulfils its mandate to… Continue reading MSEM Faculty Highlight: David Saah
On Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, Professor Gordon Johnson's Renewable Energy and Sustainability class toured the Independent System Operator (ISO) and the California Hydrogen Fuel Cell facilities in Sacramento and Folsom, respectively. At the ISO facility, the class learned about the current integration of renewable energy into the electricity grid and considerations for the future of… Continue reading Renewable Energy and Sustainability: ISO/Fuel Cell Partnership Facility
For 40 years the program of Environmental Management at USF has transformed, grown, and adapted to combat the different challenges facing the earth. On Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, the Masters of Science in Environmental Management program proudly celebrated its 40 years of excellence. Students and faculty from throughout the years reunited to recognize the achievements… Continue reading MSEM 40th Anniversary Brunch
On Saturday, Oct. 27, students from both Energy Systems and Environmental Management came together for a successful, much deserved night of fun at Barrel Head Brewhouse! Keep an eye out for more social events to come!
On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, the California Ecosystems class, made their final trip of the semester to Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Located in the Santa Cruz Mountains, this is the state's oldest state park. The students hiked through the old-growth and recovering second-growth redwood forest, mixed conifer, oaks, chaparral, and riparian habitats. Students learned… Continue reading California Ecosystems: Big Basin Redwood State Park
On Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, the MSEM California Ecosystems class ventured out to China Camp State Park. The grad students got the unique opportunity to research one of the most natural, unaltered tidal salt marsh ecosystems in the bay area! Students also explored the woodlands and grasslands of the park, and met some of these… Continue reading California Ecosystems: China Camp State Park