Marine Resources Trip to the Greater Farallones Marine Sanctuary

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!

Celebrating a Past of Preparing for the Future

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

Marine Environments: Año Nuevo State Park

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:

Renewable Energy and Sustainability: ISO/Fuel Cell Partnership Facility

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

California Ecosystems: Big Basin Redwood State Park

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