(more detailed information on the projects can be found here)


Mentors for the 2014 projects (2015 mentors to be announced shortly)

Jason Sexton, UCM Ecologist

  • Plant diversity and Ecology. (2 students)

Michael Beman, UCM Microbial Ecologist

  • Methane biogeochemistry and microbial ecology in high elevation lakes.

Teamrat Ghezzhei, UCM Soil Hydrologist

  • Hydrology in high elevation meadows.

Asmeret Asefaw Berhe, UCM Soil Biogeochemist

  • Effects of water and wildfire on soil organic matter and greenhouse gas emissions. (2 students)

Jessica Blois, UCM Paleoecologist & Sarah Stock, YNP Wildlife Biologist

  • Mammal diversity in Yosemite National Park

Stephen Hart, UCM Ecologist & Gus Smith, YNP Fire Ecologist

  • Wildfire impacts on Forest Ecosystems: the 2013 Rim Fire.

Ninnette Daniele, YNP Wildlife Biologist & Travis Espinoza, YNP Wildlife Biologist

  • Assessing mercury in lake fish